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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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February 20, 2020 // AEPM

Registration for the AEPM’s annual conference is now open

Registration for the AEPM’s annual conference is now open The importance of place: printing in the context of history and society Klingspor Museum / Haus der Statdtgeschichte, Offenbach, Germany 28-30 May 2020 Registration is now open for the AEPM conference which is being hosted this year by the Klingspor Museum and the Haus der Stadtgeschichte

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February 8, 2020 // AEPM

Typographical heritage at risk

Conference - The importance of place: printing in the context of history and society

28-30 May 2020, Offenbach am Main, Germany. Hosted by the Klingspor Museum and the Offenbach Local History Museum (Haus der Stadtgeschichte) in cooperation with the International Senefelder Foundation, the conference focuses on how geographical situation, urban milieu and social conditions influence the ways in which printers and printing operate and the historical traces they leave.

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Printing and related museums in Europe and worldwide

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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.