Sunday, October 17, 2010

Letterpress Printmaking at the Baltimore Museum of Industry

Ever wanted to letterpress print your own holiday cards, but don't have a half-ton printing press? Now is your chance! The holiday is approaching and it's time to create your very own personalized holiday cards using vintage printing presses at the Baltimore Museum of Industry (BMI) on Saturday, October 30, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The class will begin with a tour of the museum’s print gallery featuring an overview of the history of printing, and an equipment demonstration. Each participant will use vintage printing presses, typeface, and images to craft 12 personalized cards with envelopes.

The cost is $40 per person including supplies. Reserve your spot by Wednesday, October 27, 2010 space is limited. For more information or to register contact 410-727-4808 ext. 132 or Gena Morris at

About Baltimore Museum of Industry

Founded in 1977 as a project of the Mayor’s Office, the Baltimore Museum of Industry is a private, nonprofit organization established to celebrate the past, present and future innovations of Maryland industry and its people through dynamic educational experiences. The Museum is a leader in innovative education of Maryland industry and a major attraction for Baltimore, Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region. Hours are Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., and Monday museum is closed. The Museum is located at 1415 Key Highway. Parking is FREE

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