6 December 2013 // AEPM

Meermanno Museum displays text and drawings never published Asterix story

Museum Meermanno shows from December 6 two original pages of Daan Jippes and the manuscript of the famous comic writer Lo Hartog van Banda for a never-published Asterix story from the early eighties. The museum showcases two places above in the exhibition “Comics! 200 years of Dutch cartoon. ” In the archives of Frits van

23-26 June 2014 // AEPM

Book history workshop

Institut d’histoire du livre, Lyon, France, 23-26 juin 2014 Elle offrira quatre cours en parallèle : – Rosamond McKitterick : Livres, écriture et bibliothèques dans l’Europe du – Haut Moyen Âge (cours en anglais) – James Mosley : Typographie : 1450 à 1830 (cours en anglais) – Dominique Varry : La bibliographie matérielle: niveau intermédiaire (cours en français) –

October 2014 // AEPM

AEPM annual conference 2014 : Exhibiting printing heritage

2014 annual conference of the AEPM to be held at the Gutenberg Museum, Mainz The next two-day meeting of the AEPM will be hosted by the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz (Germany) in Autumn 2014 (the exact dates will be announced  in June). Day 1 will be given over to a conference on the theme  of

24 mai au 7 juin // Musée de l'imprimerie et de la communication graphique

Ateliers de calligraphie et enluminure

Lyon, France. Deux ateliers en weekend au Musée de l’imprimerie, Lyon Mai et juin 2014, au Musée de l’imprimerie Calligraphie arabe avec Mohammed Rafed, calligraphe. Présentation historique des différents styles de la calligraphie arabe et de leur usage. Apprentissage de la technique du trait puis expérimentation du mouvement pour voir et ressentir le lien très

15 March - 13 July, 2014 // AEPM

From Picasso to Sol LeWitt

The Hague, Netherlands. From Picasso to Sol LeWitt. The artist’s book since 1950 Meermanno Museum, 15 March – 13 July, 2014. The late nineteenth century was in France the time of the livre de peintre: special, luxurious books which often combined a renowned literary work with original artwork by a contemporary visual artist. Over time

21-25 July 2014 // Stephen Hoskins


Bristol, United Kingdom. Photogravure: an early photographic printing process with a modern twist A five-day course for printmakers at the Centre for fine print studies. Photographic printing processes from the mid and late nineteenth century offer a wide variety of printed surface, colour and texture that differ markedly from the clean, sometimes almost sterile appearance

16 June - 18 July, 2014 // museum.of.typography.chania

Poster contest announced

Chania, Greece. The Museum of typography announces a major poster contest The Museum of typography, owned by the newspaper “Haniotika Nea” is calls, for the first time, people that have inspiration and enthusiasm, talent and creativity, people in the mood to create and with imagination, passion and original thinking, from all over Greece but also

24-25 October 2014 // AEPM

Conference announcement AEPM 2014

AEPM conference 2014 Exhibiting printing heritage The next meeting of the Association of European printing museums (AEPM) will be hosted by the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz (Germany) on the 24-25th October 2014. The theme of the conference is “Exhibiting printing heritage”. The aim of the conference, visits and numerous informal exhanges and discussions is to

26-28 November 2014 // AEPM

Conference announcement : International working group on printing and media history

The printing industry in transition: technology, work and the trade in the second half of the 20th century The next meeting of the International working group on printing and media history (Internationaler Arbeitskreis Druck- und Mediengeschichte) will be hosted by the Deutsches Zeitungsmuseum, Wadgassen (Germany), 26 – 28 November 2014. Full information and registration here. Programme,

Posted September 1, 2014 // AEPM

Manutius network 2015

If your museum is organising an event in 2015 related to Aldus Manutius, this may be of interest to you… Few printers have contributed as much to the advancement of the humanist book as Aldus Manutius (c. 1451 – 1515). His family press was active in Venice, Bologna and Rome for over a century, from

16-17 octobre 2014 // AEPM

Les Didot : exposition et conférence

Les Didot et la typographie moderne (1782-1819) Exposition du 14 octobre au 15 novembre 2014 Bibliothèque Louis Aragon, 51 rue de la République, 80000 Amiens La famille Didot, dont les membres les plus illustres sont imprimeurs, éditeurs, libraires, graveurs et fondeurs de caractères, papetiers mais aussi technologues et érudits, impose sa marque pendant trois siècles

13-14 NOvember 2014 // AEPM

PHS conference : Landmarks in printing

Printing Historical Society : 50th anniversary conference The Printing Historical Society is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary with a conference entitled Landmarks in Printing: from origins to the digital age.It will be held at the Society’s long-standing home in London, the St Bride Institute on the 13-14 November 2014. Various other activities are planned to coincide

25 October 2014 // AEPM

Book Art Museum (Łódź, Poland) receives APHA award

Bravo! AEPM members meeting in the Gutenberg Museum on the weekend of the 24th October were delighted to learn of the American Printing History Association’s announcement that its Institutional Award for 2015 has been given to the Book Art Museum of Łódź, Poland. Janusz Tryzno, his son Pawel and Arkadiusz Rogozinski, a colleague from the

24 novembre 2014 // AEPM

Nouvelle Bibliothèque humaniste (Sélestat, France)

A new architectural project for a major heritage library-museum Marcel Bauer, Mayor of the town of Sélestat (Alsace, France) and Pierre Goetz, regional delegate of the Fondation du Patrimoine (Heritage Foundation) will unveil the architectural project for the Nouvelle Bibliothèque humaniste, in the presence of the architect Rudy Ricciotti. 24 novembre 2014 at 18h30 Tanzmatten

25 novembre 2015 // AEPM

New handmade paper workshop (Pérouges, France)

Handmade paper After a year of reflexion, Papier artisanel is happy to announce the forthcoming opening of their handmade paper workshop, in May 2015, in the village of Pérouges, county of Ain. They look forward to welcoming you in their new place, about 35 kilometers from Lyon, where you will discover the paper making process with

Posted December 4, 2014 // AEPM

2014: the 200th anniversary of steam printing

The steam-driven cylinder printing press: an invention which changed the media world This year mechanical newspaper printing celebrates its 200th birthday. Possessed by the idea of using steam power to replace the back-breaking labour involved in printing with the hand press, trained printer and ingenious inventor Friedrich Koenig implemented a rotating cylinder into the printing

20 January 2015 // AEPM

The Wapping Dispute: a talk with Greg Neale and Nicholas Jones

A look back on the Wapping Dispute with Greg Neale and Nicholas Jones St Bride Foundation Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 8EQ 20 January 2015 The great dispute at News International newspapers in 1986-87 was one of the most dramatic industrial affairs of the last century and a turning point in the history of the British press.

9 January – 13 February 2015 // AEPM

Exhibition: The Wapping Dispute

The Wapping Dispute St Bride Foundation Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 8EQ 9 January – 13 February 2015 Friday – Monday 10am – 5.30pm; Tuesday – Thursday by appointment. Rupert Murdoch’s newspapers stand accused of debasing the British media. Revelations of industrial-scale phone hacking at the News of the World and corruption of the

22 janvier 2015 // AEPM

L’atelier La casse s’expose au Musée de l’imprimerie de Nantes

LCT Sbire : un caractère pour animer les textes de labeur Exposition du 19 au 28 janvier 2015 de 10 h à 12 h et de 14 h à 17 h 30 D’où naissent les lettres que nous utilisons tous les jours sur nos papiers ? À l’occasion de la sortie de son nouveau caractère,

Posted January 19, 2015 // AEPM

Bodoni Museum – petition

Petition in defense of the Palatine Library and National Gallery The recent reform  that led to the ‘downgrading’ of the Palatine Library and the National Gallery, with consequent loss of their respective heads, has provoked a strong response. A petition has been launched in defense of the Palatine Library and National Gallery, which in a