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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 19, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Annual general meeting 2021

Association of European Printing Museums Minutes of the annual general meeting 2021 The Annual General Meeting was held online on Thursday 6 May 2021 at 17:00. The invitation, sent on 26 March 2021, included online access to all documents and information necessary to prepare for the General Meeting. 1. List of members present Board of

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April 21, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

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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.

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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.

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