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A VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS AT THE MUSEUM

Dickens Day Holiday Celebration

December 13th & 14th
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


The Museum’s galleries are to be transformed into Fezziwig’s Warehouse with special presentations, tours, carolers, music, and the chance to print your own Victorian cards on antique presses from the 1850′s. You will have the chance to meet characters from various Dickens novels including the nefarious Fagin, the mad Miss Havisham and the dreamer Mr. Micawber.

The highlight of your visit will be Mr. Charles Dickens himself entertaining guests in the Museum’s Heritage Theater retelling A Christmas Carol and becoming Scrooge, while randomly using his audience as cast members.

There will be a festive lunch of an English Banger, gingerbread and punch included with your ticket.
Victorian Dress sample
 
 
 
 

Be sure to come dressed in your finest Victorian dress because it would be a humbug otherwise! If you are not sure how to dress Victorian, click here to learn the secrets to a simple and easy way of coming properly dressed for the season.

 

Tickets sell out fast for this seasonal Museum favorite
so purchase yours soon!

 
 


    25th Anniversary Building Campaign

    Docent Tim Steinmeyer demonstrating Grasshopper Press to guest at the 25th Anniversary Celebration. In the upper left you can see the new archway opening up the new galleries that are being developed through the Museum's Building Campaign.

    Docent Tim Steinmeyer demonstrating Grasshopper Press to guests at the 25th Anniversary Celebration. In the upper right, you can see the new archway opening up the new galleries that are being developed through the Museum’s Building Campaign.



    The Printing Museum’s
    25TH ANNIVERSARY
    BUILDING CAMPAIGN




    The Museum’s Building Campaign has been created to raise $1 million over the next two years to underwrite the expansion of the Printing Museum’s exhibits and programs and to develop an Operations Fund for the Museum’s future. With plans to expand the Museum facility, improve the exhibits and develop new educational tours and programs, the Printing Museum needs your support to achieve these important goals. Your contributions in YEAR ONE of the Building Campaign will be generously matched $1 for $1 by a grant from PIASC.

    The seven initiatives of the Building Campaign are to Double the Public Display in the front building, Build an Enlarged Theatre, Expand the Book Arts Institute facility in the rear building, Create a Rotating Exhibit Gallery, Develop Two New Educational Programs & Exhibits on California and World History, Create a New Current & Future Technology Exhibit, and Build an Operations Fund for the Museum’s future. Click HERE to learn more about the campaign and how you can participate.

    CLICK HERE Building Campaign info (green) artwork

      Boy Scout Merit Badge Days . . .

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      BOY SCOUT
      MERIT BADGE DAYS

      Earn Two Badges
      in Paper & Graphic Arts
      in one day workshop!

      A full-day event where scouts earn their Graphic Arts and Pulp & Paper Badges through hands-on participation in 12 stations. Advanced registration is required.

      Our November 15, 2014 and February 21, 2015 events are full but we have other 2015 Merit Badge dates available:

      Apr 18, 2015    Jun 20, 2015    Aug 15, 2015

      CLICK HERE for more information or to register.