2019 Printers Fair Vendor Registration

2019 PRINTERS FAIR VENDOR REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON TUESDAY JUNE 11… This information will help guide prepare for the Los Angeles Printers Fair on October 19 & 20, 2019 from 10 am to 4 pm. Your Vendor Fee of $160 applies to both days and includes: One six foot table with two chairs in a […]

The History of The Book, Part 1

When we think of Gutenberg, we think of books. His invention of the adjustable mold and his use of metal alloys allowed for the mass-production of movable metal type. This invention, combined with his use of oil-based ink and a wooden printing press, led to the first printing of the most read book in the […]

Harriet Lindner Obituary

  HARRIET LINDNER, WIDOW OF MUSEUM FOUNDER AND COLLECTOR ERNIE LINDNER, DIES AT 94       The International Printing Museum experienced a sad loss on the morning of February 6thwhen Harriet Lindner passed away. Harriet was nearly 95 when she died peacefully at her home in Glendale, surrounded by her family. For over 50 […]

Leland Awards 2018

  This month we held our Annual LELAND AWARDS LUNCHEON, recognizing our Docents of the Year for 2018. We recognized two of our outstanding docents, Jack Conway and Juan Vela who have done so much to support and advance the Printing Museum over the years. Jack Conway, or “Captain Jack” as he is known during […]

Harriet Lindner Education Fund

  Harriet Lindner whose husband Ernie Lindner co-founded the International Printing Museum in 1988, loved education and the museum’s many programs to reach students of all ages. The HARRIET LINDNER EDUCATION FUND will help continue this legacy for generations to come. The International Printing Museum has created the “Harriet Lindner Education Fund” to honor Harriets […]

Looking Forward to 2019

With the celebration of Ben Franklin’s 313th birthday last week, a time traditionally known as International Printing Week, this is an excellent opportunity to reflect on the achievements of the International Printing Museum this last year and our goals and aspirations for 2019. We think of the Printing Museum as the West Coast home for […]

After Franklin’s Birthday

Ben Franklin had a fantastic 313th Birthday Party! Thank you to all who attended and volunteered!   Post your pictures and tag us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram Join our mailing list and hear about all our other great events Email us with any compliments or feedback Donate – and help us keep hosting great […]

LAPF 2018 front page

SATURDAY OCTOBER 13 & SUNDAY OCTOBER 14 10 am to 4 pm FEATURING… Chris Fritton AKA The Itinerant Printer 80+ Letterpress Artists & Suppliers Machine Demonstrations Hands-on Printing Printing on the 1905 Heidelberg Cylinder with Kevin Bradley Much More…