Hamilton Open House & Gallery Reception on June 16

Make plans to visit the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum in Two Rivers, Wisconsin on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Join us from 1 to 5 pm for the museum Open House and from 5 to 7 pm for the ‘New Impressions’ Gallery Reception. This is a great opportunity to learn about the history of wood type, experience printing demonstrations, witness wood type cutting on a pantograph, enjoy a guided tour, and see letterpress work from all around the world. In our gallery we have work on display from 44 different letterpress artists from 9 countries. We will be celebrating these artists and all the exciting things happening with contemporary letterpress printing.

Plan your day now!
-At 1 and 3 pm there will be guided tours of the museum
-At 1:30 and 3:30 pm there are wood type cutting demonstrations
-From 1-5 pm visitors can pull a print of the commemorative poster to take home
-From 5-7 pm plan to talk type and see stunning letterpress printed pieces at the ‘New Impressions’ Gallery Reception

It’s all free and open to the public. Join us for this family-friendly event. The museum is wheelchair and stroller accessible. For more information, please call the museum at 920.794.6272 or email [email protected].

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image: Choosing blocks for commemorative poster

Choosing blocks for commemorative poster

image: David demonstrating the pantograph

David demonstrating the pantograph

image: Print your own commemorative poster

Print your own commemorative poster

image: Stunning letterpress works in the New Impressions exhibition

Stunning letterpress works in the New Impressions exhibition