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

Latest news

February 9, 2020 // AEPM

Australian national printing museum goes under the hammer

Melbourne Museum of Printing’s collections auctioned off Thoughts on the recent sale and dispersal of a unique, once in a century collection of historic printing materials, and a foonote on some Australian printing museums which never quite made it. From our Australian correspondant Jürgen Wegner, editor of The shadowland newsletter, Eastwood, New South Wales, Australia.

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February 8, 2020 // AEPM

Typographical heritage at risk

February 8, 2020 // AEPM

For sale: manual type caster

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

Featured museum

Rosenlöfs Tryckerimuseum

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