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Aepm 2017 call for papers: Making history

News   11-13 May 2017   AEPM asbl

Aepm annual conference 2017 Call for papers The next annual conference of the AEPM will take place 11-13 May 2017 and is being hosted by The Museum of Typography, Chania, Crete (Greece). The theme of the conference is: Making history: collections, collectors and the cultural role of printing museums The conference will look at the ways in […]

Extracting and dressing litho stones by hand in Solnhofen

News   January 2017   AEPM asbl

Manual extraction and dressing of litho stones During the recent AEPM annual conference at the Dutch Lithography Museum last November, the lithographic artist Li Portenlänger stopped the show with an extraordinary film showing the manual extraction and finishing of stones at the famous Solnhofen quarries in Germany where the finest litho stone has been quarried since Aloys Senefelder first […]

Printing heritage at the National Museum of Scotland

News   January 2017   AEPM asbl

(Photo: Graham van der Wielen, Wikimedia.) The National Museum of Scotland Guest post by J. P. Wegner, reproduced with the author’s permission from The Shadowland newsletter, n° 69, December 2016. The Shadowland newslatter is archived by Pandora, Australia’s web archive. The National Museum of Scotland is a large, modern but general museum. Like most general museums, the […]

Save the date! Aepm annual conference 2017

News   11 - 13 May 2017   AEPM asbl

New Spring date for the Aepm annual conference   As of 2017, the Aepm annual conference will be held in the Spring rather than in the Autumn, as was the case up until now. The change will allow the annual general meeting of the Association – which is held back-to-back with the annual conference – […]

Lyon Book History Workshop

News   26-29 June 2017   AEPM asbl

Registration is now open for the 2017 Lyon Book History Workshop   26-29 June 2017 Lyon, France The Lyon Book History Workshop’s main purpose is to improve skills in the interpretation and understanding of specific fields relating to our written and printed heritage. Each course is taught by a leading international expert in the field […]

René Carcan international prize for print making

News   October 2016   AEPM asbl

3rd edition – call for entries The not-for-profit association « Espace René Carcan » as organizer of the René Carcan international prize for printmaking, has launched its 3rd call for entries, open to printmakers and students of printmaking, of any nationality and with no age limit. Established in 2014 to mark the 20th anniversary of the death […]

AEPM at the Jikji Festival in South Korea

News   31 August - 5 September 2016   AEPM asbl

The AEPM at the Jikji International Festival: an unforgettable experience! Thirty members of the AEPM made the trip to South Korea to take part in the inaugural meeting of the future International Association of Printing Museums which was held in Cheongju City on the 3 September 2016. The following account, by Sheza Moledina (Lyon, France), gives the flavour […]

From stone to chip. AEPM annual conference 2016

News   3-5 November 2016   AEPM asbl

Visit two great printing museums and meet people interested in collecting, restoring, preserving and exhibiting printing heritage materials! From stone to chip Dutch Lithography Museum Valkenswaard, 3-5 November 2016 Registration for the next annual conference of the AEPM is still open. The theme the AEPM’s conference (jointly organised this year with the IADM) is lithography but, as […]

Norwegian Graphic Museum receives important funding

News   September 2016   AEPM asbl

The city of Stavanger (Norway) receives substantial funding for the renewal of its Graphic Museum The Sparebankstiftelsen SR-Bank charitable foundation has announced its intention to grant 4.4 million Norwegian Krone (4,7 million euros) to the relocation and installation of the Norwegian printing museum (Norsk Grafisk Museum) in the city of Stavanger (Norway). The Museum, which was founded in […]

Cheongju Early printing museum on Flickr

News   September 2016   AEPM asbl

A new addition to the AEPM Flickr gallery of printing museums The Early printing museum (Cheongju, South Korea) has just been added to the AEPM’s gallery of printing museums on Flickr. There are now 21 museums in our Flickr gallery: Belgium – Plantin-Moretus museum (Antwerp) – Speelkarten museum (Turnhout) Colombia – Museum of graphic arts […]