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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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June 18, 2022 // AEPM webmaster

Strikethrough: typographic messages of protest

Letterform Archive’s second exhibition will celebrate design that empowers communities and fights oppression The Letterform Archive‘s new exhibition, Strikethrough: Typographic Messages of Protest, opens July 23, 2022. Curated by Silas Munro of the design studio Polymode with Stephen Coles of Letterform Archive, the exhibition will feature more than 100 objects, including broadsheets, buttons, signs, t-shirts,

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June 18, 2022 // AEPM webmaster

Type Archive to close

June 17, 2022 // AEPM webmaster

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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