Portland Letterpress Fair will be held Sunday April 23

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 | No Comments

The 2017 Portland Letterpress Fair will be held Sunday April 23 from 11am-5pm at the Redd Building, 831 SE Salmon St, Portland, OR 97214 Yet again, Portland’s Letterpress Fair is scheduled in conjunction with Design Week Portland!! Just like last year, the Portland Printers Alliance is organizing steamroller printing, a marketplace of printed goods and […]

Codex Book Fair 2017

Posted by on Mar 18, 2017 | No Comments

Back in February, Brian and I ventured down to the SF Bay Area to peek in on the 2017 Codex Book Fair. It was our first visit to this biennial event, and proved to be just as eye opening as promised. The Craneway Pavillion was filled with over 200 people showcasing their artists books & […]

Canceled: December 17 Open hours

Posted by on Dec 17, 2016 | No Comments

Due to winter weather, the museum will be closed on December 17.  We wish everyone a happy holiday season and hope to see you in January!

Video Short: Running America’s Last Linotype Newspaper

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 | No Comments

The Saguache Crescent newspaper in Saguache, Colorado is still produced with Linotype composition every week. Watch this great video short called “True to Type” showing the process.

Museum Open Hours on December 17

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 | No Comments

We welcome visitors to the C.C. Stern Type Foundry’s working museum from 11am-3pm for the last open hours of 2016. Come by to print a holiday card from newly cast ornaments and type. We will have a couple casters in action, as well as regular hand-casting demonstrations. Volunteers are on hand to give tours and […]