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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

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April 16, 2019 // AEPM

Critical approaches to typography: an international summer school

From 2 to 6 September 2019, the Plantin Institute of Typography and the University of Antwerp are organizing an international summer school about Critical approaches to typography. Nowadays we can choose between a long list of fonts; professional documents can be delivered with only a small effort. Due to the continued development in desktop publishing

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AEPM conference 2019 – Passing on printing techniques to future generations

The AEPM’s next annual conference will be hosted by the Nationaal Museum van de Speelkaart in Turnhout, Belgium from the 23rd till the 25th May 2019. Read on...

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

Cheongju Early Printing Museum

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Publications

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.