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An international printing heritage network

The aim of the AEPM is to encourage the sharing of 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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November 9, 2018 // AEPM

The Printing Museum (Whare Taonga Perehitanga)

The Printing Museum, Wellington, New Zealand Guest post by Jürgen Wegner. First published in The Shadowland Newsletter, n° 89, September 2018. PO Box 419, Eastwood NSW 2122, Australia. Republished by kind permission. The Printing Museum Inc. is a New Zealand printing museum which is located not far from the capital city of Wellington. It was

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Safeguarding intangible heritage. Passing on printing techniques to future generations

The AEPM’s next annual conference will be hosted by the Nationaal Museum van de Speelkaart in Turnhout, Belgium from the 23rd till the 25th May 2019. Details coming soon.

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Printing and related museums in Europe and worldwide

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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.