Welcome to the AEPM

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

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December 1, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

The life and extraordinary achievements of one Dr.-Ing. Rudolf Hell

Latest in our series of occasional publications on subjects related to graphic heritage: thoughts on one of the foremost inventors in twentieth century printing and on the Hell Verein Kiel, the German association which works to preserve his material and intellectual heritage. From our Australian correspondent Jürgen Wegner, editor of The Shadowland newsletter

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November 10, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Save the date! AEPM annual conference 2022

November 9, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Greetings from the Orient

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

Featured museum

Internationales Zeitungsmuseum (IZM)

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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.

A brief history of printing and related museums worldwide

in the form of a timeline of the foundation dates of nearly two hundred printing and graphic heritage organisations from 1843 to the present day