Vendor Add-Ons 2019

Powered by SimpleTix   If you have questions regarding your participation in the 2019 Los Angeles Printers Fair contact Mark Barbour, Director, at 714-529-1832, or Sara Halpert, Museum Manager, at 310-515-7166 or email

A Printer’s Patriotic Declaration

It’s a document every American can recognize, and one that stirs national pride and identity. Engrossed (written in a large and readable script) on parchment, with the clear signature of John Hancock, Benjamin Franklin and 54 others, the image of the Declaration of Independence is familiar to all of us. But did you know that […]

2019 Vendor Resource Page

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2019 Printers Fair Press Release and Media

Press Photos The 11th Annual Los Angeles Printers Fair A Celebration of Letterpress, Book Arts & Paper Saturday & Sunday October 19 & 20 10 am to 4 pm The Los Angeles Printers Fair at The International Printing Museum in Carson, CA celebrates a decade of bringing the best of letterpress, book arts, and the […]

Printers Fair Information

  WHERE                   The International Printing Museum                    (315 W Torrance Blvd, Carson, CA 90745) WHEN                  Saturday October 19th & Sunday October 20th from 10 am to 4 pm ADMISSION                          General admission is $10                             Kids 12 and under $5 Cash is recommended though we do take credit cards. EXACT CHANGE IS APPRECIATED. […]

When is a Book Not a Book?

What makes a book, a book? Must a book contain a story? Must there be multiple pages, bound together? Must it be hand-held? Does a portable electronic device count? Is an audiobook a book? Is a book of stamps a book? What about a record of financial transactions as in, the company’s books show a […]

The History of the Book, Part 2: Saint Patrick

When most people think of Saint Patrick’s Day, they think of shamrocks, green beer, and parades. When I think of Saint Patrick, I think of monks, monasteries, and manuscripts. You may be surprised to learn that, if not for Saint Patrick and the monks and missionaries that followed him, civilization as we know it may […]

2019 Printers Fair Vendor Registration

2019 PRINTERS FAIR VENDOR Pre-Registration for existing Vendors 10 am Open Registration 11 am 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 […]

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 […]