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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 12, 2019 // AEPM

AEPM 2019: outline conference programme now online

Transmitting intangible heritage. Passing on printing techniques to future generations 23-25 May 2019 Nationaal Museum van de Speelkaart Turnhout, Belgium The provisional programme of the next AEPM annual conference is now on-line at: https://www.aepm.eu/conference-2019/programme/ Full details of the speakers and subjects will be posted shortly after the closure of the call for papers on the

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AEPM conference 2019 – 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. Read on...

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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


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.