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Juli Lederhaus, General Manager
Discover strange stories,
legends & tales of type!
Dedicated to preserving the history
of the graphic arts, graphic design, printing equipment and
printing craftsmanship, The Museum of
Printing holds the most extensive collection of materials and machines
east of the Mississippi River. Explore the museum and experience the evolution
of printing from Gutenberg's invention of movable type to your personal portable
phone or tablet; advancements in printing and type technologies have been the
predecessors to changes in civilizations. Industry expert and President of the
Museum of Printing Frank Romano will share some of the strange typographic tales
that he has collected in his travels around the world.
Join us to learn
the history of type that your teacher never taught you and the type designs that
we see every day! Reserve online, or call
Essex Heritage at 978-740-0444.
Please note: The exhibit space at the Museum of
Printing is handicap accessible but the lecture space on the 2nd floor is
accessible via stairs