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An international printing heritage network

The AEPM shares knowledge, experience, initiatives, and resources in all fields of the graphic arts as they have been practised from the time of Gutenberg until the present day. Read more

Latest news

January 21, 2020 // AEPM

Day of printing 2020 – update

[A word from the organisers…]   Dear colleagues and others interested in taking part in the Day of printing 2020, The new project website for the Day of printing 2020 is now online here and with it the registration form. Around 30 events have already been registered in the first two days! The old inactive

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The importance of place: printing in the context of history and society

The next AEPM annual conference will be held in Offenbach, Germany from the 28-30 May 2020. It is being organised jointly by the Klingspor Museum and the Offenbach Local History Museum (Haus der Stadtgeschichte) in cooperation with the International Senefelder Foundation. Online registration will open at the end of January.   Wikitravel on Offenbach

Publications & conference proceedings

A variety of publications about printing and graphic heritage including profiles of printing museums, a selection of papers from previous AEPM conferences and a brief history of printing and related museums in the form of a timeline of the foundation dates of nearly two hundred printing and graphic heritage organisations worldwide.

Museum finder

Printing and related museums in Europe and worldwide

Want to find a printing museum or other printing heritage organisation near you, or to visit when travelling? Try our Museum Finder

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Atelier Chambre Noire