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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 22, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Standing press free to a museum or heritage workshop

Karl Krause metal standing press Free to a printing museum or heritage workshop. Removal at the expense of the acquirer. Contact Lis Van Mierlo: lisvanmierlo@skynet.be  

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June 19, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Annual general meeting 2021

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

Featured museum

Litografiska Museet

sweden

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