Posted January 19, 2022 // printing.museum.armenia

Printing Museum of Armenia’s collections go online

As a result of the partnership with the National Library of Armenia and Google Cultural Institute the first online collection of the Printing Museum of Armenia has been available on Google Arts & Culture since June 2021. The exceptional exhibition intends to bring the attention of the world to the history and path of Armenian

8 - 29 January 2022 // AEPM webmaster

The Boston Printmakers at the Museum of Printing, Haverhill

CONNECT: Prints by members of The Boston Printmakers Every Saturday from January 8–29, 2022, the Museum of Printing, Haverhill, Mass., is presenting the work of The Boston Printmakers, with platemaking and printing demonstrations, artists and portfolio presentations, and hands-on workshops. Participants include: Joshua Brennan, Kate Conlon, Susan Denniston prints, Lesley Eliet, Stacy Friedman, Full Tilt Print Studio,

Posted January 4, 2022 // AEPM webmaster

Typoteka.pl — an invaluable online typographical resource

The Typoteka website: almost 450 years of Polish typefaces From our Australian correspondent, Jürgen Wegner, editor of The shadowland newsletter, Eastwood, New South Wales, Australia. First published in The shadowland newsletter, n° 129, December 2021. A bonus when you are sent a variety of digital publications such as newsletters is that they allow you to

Posted December 29, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

End of the year recap from the C. C. Stern Type Foundry

With the postponement of the 2020 AEPM annual conference and its slightly experimental online edition organised by the Klingspor Museum in Offenbach in the Spring of this year we missed out on our usual news session, when museums share updates on their progress and latest projects. So to catch up we are very happy to

Posted December 22, 2021 // Museo de la Imprenta y de las artes graficas de Valencia

Exhibition on the occasion of the 11th Gutenberg Literary Festival in El Puig de Santa María (Valencia)

An exhibition entitled Impressions has been inaugurated as part of the celebration of the 11th Gutenberg Literary Festival in El Puig de Santa María (Valencia), organized by the Town Council. With funding from the Printing and Graphic Arts Museum of Valencia.  

18 December 2021 // Museo de la Imprenta y de las artes graficas de Valencia

Mr Enrique Fink Hurtado awarded Gutenberg distinction.

Last December 18th, the President of the Association of Friends of the Museo de la Imprenta y de las artes graficas de Valencia, Mr. Enrique Fink Hurtado, received  the “Gutenberg Award” distiction awarded by the El Puig de Santamaria City Council, delivered by the Mayor, Ms. Luisa Salvador Tomas, in recognition of his work in

Posted December 9, 2021 // Museo de la Imprenta y de las artes graficas de Valencia

First edition of Printing Day at Valencia’s Printing Museum

The first edition of Printing Day at Valencia’s Printing Museum took place on the 16th October. There were different activities for kids and visitors. Special thanks go to Luisa Salvador, Major of El Puig who gave a Gutenberg figure to the Museum. Thanks also go to Valencia city council’s director of tourism, Emiliano Martín and

Posted December 9, 2021 // Museo de la Imprenta y de las artes graficas de Valencia

Valencia’s Printing Museum’s new website

We are pleased to announce the update of our Museum website, where you can find information about our activities, publications and Museum machinery and contents. We invite you to enter and contact us for any topic at https://www.senadomuseoimprenta.org.es/  

Posted December 8, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

The AEPM 2021 conference is now on the Klingspor Museum’s YouTube channel

If you missed the AEPM’s 2021 annual conference, you can now catch up on all or part of it on the Klingspor Museum’s YouTube channel. A quick reminder of the speakers and topics that were dealt with during the conference: Joseph Belletante, curator of the Museum of printing and graphic communication, Lyon, France — Ne

Posted December 1, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

The life and extraordinary achievements of one Dr.-Ing. Rudolf Hell

Latest in our series of occasional publications on subjects related to graphic heritage: thoughts on one of the foremost inventors in twentieth century printing and on the Hell Verein Kiel, the German association which works to preserve his material and intellectual heritage. From our Australian correspondent Jürgen Wegner, editor of The Shadowland newsletter

5 - 7 May 2022 // AEPM webmaster

Save the date! AEPM annual conference 2022

5, 6, 7 May 2022 Hold the presses! Save the date! Do whatever you usually do to not forget! The AEPM’s annual conference is being hosted in 2022 by the fabulous Atelier-Musée de l’Imprimerie in Malesherbes (France). One of the newest, largest and most impressive printing museums in Europe. Its fascinating mix of machines, processes

7 November 2021 - 6 March 2022 // AEPM webmaster

Greetings from the Orient

New exhibition at the House of the Book (Huis van het boek) What do people from Europe see when they travel to the Middle East and North Africa? The area that used to be called the Orient? For hundreds of years travellers have written about their adventures. Later, they took pictures of what they saw.

8th November - 10th December 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Typoteka – Polish typefaces 1474-2021

An exhibition at the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication of the University of Reading University of Reading, UK8th November – 10th December 2021 Typoteka – Polish Typefaces 1474-2021 is the result of a research project started in 2020 by Borys Kosmynka and first published in online at https://typoteka.pl/pl.The exhibition opening and a public lecture

Posted October 26, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Is there a future for our printing museums?

Thoughts on Australian and New Zealand printing museums from our Australian correspondant and avid collector of all kinds of documentation concerning printing and the book arts, Jürgen Wegner. This article first appeared in The Shadowland newsletter, #127, October 2021. The shining light in Australian and New Zealand printing history is the printing museum in Wellington,

31 October 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Award ceremony of the 6th International Poster Contest of the Museum of Typography

The awards ceremony of the 6th International Poster Contest organized by the Museum of Typography of Giannis and Eleni Garedaki will take place on Sunday, October 31, 2021, at 6 pm at the Center for Mediterranean Architecture, Grand Arsenal, in the Venetian harbour of Chania. The competition attracted 628 entries from 68 countries, bringing Chania and Crete to

Posted October 25, 2021 // Pavel Pohlreich

Rockstroh letterpress printing machine looking for a new home

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Large format Rockstroh press The machine is located in Nový Bor in the Czech Republic and is being offered for the price of scrap, i.e. for about 500 €. It weighs approximately 3.5 tons and has to be moved by the end of November 2021! Contact: Mr. Milan Stukheil Tiskárna Bor printing shop tiskbor@seznam.cz https://www.tiskarna-bor.cz/cs/

5–9 July 2022 // Klimis Mastoridis

8th International Conference on Typography & Visual Communication

Beyond the obvious | Typography and visual Ccmmunication in times of disruption 8th ICTVC 2022 — Call for papers Helexpo / Ioannis Vellidis Congress Centre Thessaloniki, Greece 5–9 July 2022 Main Conference 7–9 July · Workshops 5–6 July Call for papers via EasyChair It is obvious that the pandemic affects our daily lives and the

15 October 2021 - 27 February 2022 // AEPM webmaster

Avec, Gérard Paris-Clavel

It starts in the street! The Museum of Printing and Graphic Communication makes it happen Avec, Gérard Paris-Clavel During the month of October, you will be able to discover these four posters in the city of Lyon, at tram stops, in the metro, and if you keep your eyes open, on the Place Bellecour and

Posted September 29, 2021 // pressemuseet

Fjeld-Ljom has joined the AEPM

The Fjeld-Ljom Newspaper Museum in Røros, Norway has joined the AEPM By Torbjørn Eng In Røros, a small mining town in central Norway, a complete newspaper building is preserved as a working newspaper museum. The small Fjeld-Ljom newspaper moved out in 1975, and left behind the technical equipment which includes a Nebiolo cylinder press, one

16 June 2021 // AEPM webmaster

University of Alcalá inaugurates new printing museum

Museum of Graphic Arts Ángel Gallego Esteban-University of Alcalá In the 16 June 2021 the University of Alcalá inaugurated its own printing museum, the Ángel Gallego Esteban Museum of Graphic Arts, with the aim of paying tribute to a profession which has a long history in the City of Alcalá de Henares and a long