A Visit From Print Media Centr, Inc.

The International Printing Museum was honored to play host to Deborah Corn and Karis Copp of Print Media Centr, Inc. During their #ProjectPeacock Print Fair tour, the two stopped by the museum to experience a bit of printing history. During their visit, Deborah and Karis learned about Chinese woodblock printing and Gutenberg’s invention of the […]

Fair Photos

Press Photos All photographs are available to use without prior permission To download Hi-Res versions of these photographs please click here To use photographs from Featured Artist Jessica Spring please contact the Museum staff@printmuseu.org  

Stater Bros Donation

  Stater Bros. Donate Paper to Schools & Printing Museum Southern California high school graphic arts programs and the International Printing Museum in Carson, California, will benefit from a unique donation from Stater Bros. Markets. This summer, 13 pallets of paper deemed “surplus” by the Stater Bros. in-plant print shop, were delivered to the museum. […]

What’s In a Name? That Which We Call a Plaque

  There’s so much beauty to be found at The International Printing Museum. This month we’d like to feature a selection of photographs taken of the plaques affixed to various machines and printing related equipment we have at the Museum. There’s history and stories in these metal signs. Every faded letter, scratch and ink stain […]

2017 Los Angeles Printers Fair Vendor Tool Kit

Useful Links: Printers Fair Press Release 2017 Vendor List Map of the LA Printers Fair Logos for the LA Printers Fair Logos for the Printing Museum Promo Photographs Downloadable Flyer 2016 Show Guide See Available Booths Purchase Ads, Tickets, or Badges Social media hashtag: #LAPrintersFair Follow & Share our Social pages and posts @printmuseumCA @printmuseum FB […]

Lithography, Heliography & Photography

Part Two Last month we learned about The Graphic Effect of the Industrial Revolution and the invention of lithography. This month we’ll see how lithography had an impact on the creation of another Industrial Revolution invention, photography. Images from Light Nicéphore Niépce and his brother Claude were avid inventors. In the early 19th century, the […]

After Dickens Day

Dickens Holiday Celebration Got Everyone In The Holiday Spirit! Thank you to all the visitors, actors, and volunteers! 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 […]

Lithography, Heliography & Photography

Part One The Graphic Effect of the Industrial Revolution The world was an exciting and engaging place during the Industrial Revolution. In the 18th and 19th centuries, both Europe and America witnessed the creation of some amazing inventions. During this time, Eli Whitney invented the modern cotton gin, Thomas Saint designed the sewing machine, and […]