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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April 7, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

International Kelmscott Press Day

An announcement and invitation to contribute to the International Kelmscott Press Day June 26 2021 The William Morris Society in the United States is organizing an international celebration to commemorate the founding of the Kelmscott Press in 1891. We hope that many will join us in this unique collaborative opportunity to promote the life and work of William Morris, the beauty

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March 9, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

C.C. Stern Type Foundry 2021 Spring type jam!

Printing in Offenbach: the art of a craft and the craft in the art

Registration is now open for the AEPM’s annual conference which will take place 20-22 May 2021. The event is being hosted by the Klingspor Museum and the Haus der Stadtgeschichte (Local History Museum) Offenbach am Main, Germany. Exceptionally this year it is being offered as a Zoom conference. The talks will be livestreamed from Offenbach, complemented by various recorded visits to local places of printing and heritage interest.

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

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