4 July 2018 // AEPM

A new look for the Print and Playing Card Museum of Luxembourg

[Grevenmacher, Luxembourg] Gutenberg revisited: new permanent exhibition on the history of print July 4th, 2018 marks the opening of a new permanent exhibition on the medium of print with new content in the Print and Playing Card Museum of Luxembourg. The exhibition entitled Gutenberg Revisited has been awarded the label 2018 Année Européenne du patrimoine

24-26 May 2018 // AEPM

AEPM 2018: like you were there!

AEPM 2018 annual conference on Flickr The photo album of the AEPM 2018 conference which was hosted by the Imprenta Municipal – Artes del Libro is now on-line.

19-21 July 2018 // AEPM

Symposium: Omnivore. The book and its potentials

[Symposium, Offenbach, Germany/Deutschland] Omnivore. The book and its potentials Thursday July 19th till Saturday 21st 2018 / Donnerstag 19. bis Samstag 21. Juli 2018 Location / Ort: Klingspor Museum Offenbach & museum applied arts / angewandte kunst Frankfurt Debaters / Diskutanten: Tanja Prill, Christof Windgätter Programme Thursday 19th / Donnerstag 19.07.2018 2-6 pm / 14:00-18:00

Posted May 28, 2018 // AEPM

Record number of entries for the Museum of Typography’s poster competition

[Cania, Crete, Greece] Museum of Typography’s 4th poster competition attracts a record number of entries 570 entries from 50 countries were submitted for the fourth poster competition organised by the Chania-based Typography Museum (Μουσείο Τυπογραφίας). Entries ended at midnight on Sunday 13 may. The number of entries was significantly higher than for previous editions of

29 April - 15 July 2018 // AEPM

Exhibiton: Pangramme: learning type design

[Leipzig, Germany] Pangramme: learning type design 29 April – 15 July 2018 Pangramme: learning type design presents a kaleidoscope of contemporary typeface designs by young designers from all over the world. An international jury has selected 50 projects from 25 countries from a competition with around 200 submissions. The exhibition presents the typeface works, all

2 April - 15 June 2018 // AEPM

An important exhibition on photogravure printing

[Rochester, New York, United States] The luminous print: an appreciation of photogravure 2 April – 15 June 2018 RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection 90 Lomb Drive, Rochester, New York 14623-5604 Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–12 p.m., 1 p.m.–5 p.m. Though photogravure, by its very name, is considered a modern photomechanical process, its origins date back to the

24-26 May 2018 // AEPM

Call for submissions for the news session of the AEPM conference 2018

[AEPM 2018] After printing: bookbinding as cultural heritage Submissions are invited for the news session of the AEPM annual conference which is being hosted by the Imprenta municipal – Artes del libro, Madrid, Spain, from the 24-26 May 2018. The conference offers a unique occasion to exchange ideas and discuss current practices with individuals and

Posted March 14, 2018 // AEPM

AEPM supports Gutenberg Museum extension project

[Mainz, Germany] A new building for the Gutenberg Museum: it’s all about the future The position of the AEPM The new building extension planned by the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz is seriously threatened. The need to enlarge the museum and further develop the presentation of its treasures is applauded by, among others, specialists in the

13 Feb - 15 April 2018 // AEPM

Exhibition: Descobrint treasures, manuscripts and incunabula

Descobrint treasures, manuscripts and incunabula Exhibition organized by the Service of Libraries and Documentation and the Vice-rectorate of Culture and Equality of the University of Valencia. This exhibition is of major importance, given the uniqueness of the exhibited works. All of them are original works, from the Historical Library, of incalculable historical and cultural value,

Posted February 15, 2018 // museum.of.typography.chania

4th poster contest from the Museum of Typography

4th poster contest from the Museum of Typography The Museum of Typography, Crete, Greece, has the pleasure to announce the 4th International poster contest about typography and printing, as the greek word “τυπογραφία” to which the museum is dedicated, includes both arts. Participants are mainly professionals and students of graphic and visual arts, as well

Posted February 15, 2018 // AEPM

Bad news from Melbourne Museum of Printing

MMOP programs are suspended until further notice From Michael Isaachsen, Founder and Curator of the Melbourne Museum of Printing: Yes, our Landlord has been very helpful over the years when we failed to get support and had no money to engage staff, he was willing to let the rental debt build up while we garnered

19-20 July 2018 // AEPM

Letterpress printing: past, present, future

The Centre for Printing History & Culture draws your attention to the following call for papers Letterpress printing: past, present, future University of Leeds, 19-20 July 2018 Keynote speaker Johanna Drucker (Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies Department of Information Studies, UCLA) About the conference During the twentieth century, printing changed from a craft-based to a technology-led

25 to 27 October 2018 // AEPM

The social life of paper, print and art

The American Printing History Association (APHA) and the Friends of Dard Hunter (FDH) welcome proposals for their joint conference on October 25-27, 2018. Matrices. The social life of paper, print and art At the University of Iowa Center for the Book Iowa City, Iowa | October 25 to 27, 2018 Proposals are due March 31, 2018 Call

29 August - 2 September 2018 // AEPM

3rd International lithography days 2018

3rd International lithography days 2018 A message for all lithographers, stone printers and artists. From 29 August – 02 September 2018 the 3rd International Lithography Days 2018 will take place at the Münchner Künstlerhaus (Munich Artist`s House). For this purpose, lithographers, printers, artists and interested people from all over the world are invited to discuss

10 – 11 May 2018 // AEPM

Book exhibitions and their audiences

Save the date: International seminar Book exhibitions and their audiences The National Library of Latvia permanent exhibition Book in Latvia is organizing a free seminar on working with audiences for exhibitions primarily dedicated to printed materials, mostly books of all kinds. The seminar aims to bring together professionals of this very specific and challenging exhibition

Posted January 29, 2018 // AEPM

Introducing The Printing Museum, Yerevan, Armenia

Discover the rich tradition of Armenian printing at the National Library of Armenia In 2012 Yerevan was declared World Book Capital by Unesco on the occasion of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the printing of the first book in Armenian. During these events, it was agreed to establish the Museum of Printing in

2018 // AEPM

London Rare Book School

The London Rare Book School has just published its programme for 2018 The London Rare Books School is a series of five-day, intensive courses on a variety of book-related subjects. Courses take place in and around Senate House, University of London, and—for the first time—offsite at the University of Reading. Fees are £650 (standard) | £520 (student)

Posted January 22, 2018 // AEPM

Collotype printing presses in danger of being scrapped

[Dresden, Germany] Four unique collotype printing presses in danger of being scrapped The four machines, built by Faber &  Schleicher in Offenbach, are currently held in a former printing house in Dresden. They are dated 1897 and 1907 and are in excellent condition. Can anyone help save any or all of these precious machines? For

Posted January 9, 2018 // AEPM

Bodleian Library: printer-in-residence

[Oxford, United Kingdom] Bodleian Library’s printer-in-residence programme 2018-19 The call for applications to the Bodleian Library’s printer-in-residence programme 2018-19 is now open. The Printer-in-Residence is hosted at the Bodleian Bibliographical Press to bring ideas and techniques from the world of contemporary letterpress and printmaking, and to exchange knowledge with staff of the Bodleian Libraries and

Posted December 27, 2017 // AEPM

Grolier Club gets $4,6 million renovation

Grolier Club to overhall its exhibition spaces Beginning in early February 2018 the Exhibition Hall and other ground floor spaces of the Grolier Club will undergo a comprehensive $4.6 million renovation. The grandly-proportioned Exhibition Hall has been the heart of the Grolier Club since the construction of the current clubhouse a century ago, a gathering place for Grolier members and the