Museum Open Hours on September 16

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 | No Comments

We welcome visitors to the C.C. Stern Type Foundry’s working museum from 11am-3pm. Come by to see the casters in action, as well as regular hand-casting demonstrations. Volunteers are on hand to give tours and talk about the art and industry of making metal type. Suggested admission donation is $5.

Pressing On: The Letterpress Film

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 | No Comments

The modern world was born on a printing press. Once essential to communication, the 500-year-old process is now in danger of being lost as its caretakers age. From self-proclaimed basement hoarders to the famed Hatch Show Print, Pressing On: The Letterpress Film explores the question: why has letterpress survived? “Pressing On” has been reviewed as […]

Museum Open Hours on August 19

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 | No Comments

We welcome visitors to the C.C. Stern Type Foundry’s working museum from 11am-3pm. Come by to see the casters in action, as well as regular hand-casting demonstrations. Volunteers are on hand to give tours and talk about the art and industry of making metal type. Suggested admission donation is $5.

Of a Sudden Casting Project

Posted by on Jul 14, 2017 | No Comments

by Chris Chen We’ve just finished a collaboration with Barb Tetenbaum and her Book Arts students at the Oregon College of Art and Craft. Each student produced an edition of artist books of the poem “Of a Sudden”, by Kit Stafford, with an additional constraint: each book had to be set in metal type. The […]

Museum Open Hours on July 15

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 | No Comments

We welcome visitors to the C.C. Stern Type Foundry’s working museum from 11am-3pm. Come by to see the casters in action, as well as regular hand-casting demonstrations. Volunteers are on hand to give tours and talk about the art and industry of making metal type. Suggested admission donation is $5.