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Saturday, August 7 10:00am – 1:00pm CDT

S.R. Kissler Press Museum Visit

The Summer of Mobile Moveable Type is coming to Hamilton! Sarah and Rosemary (the S & R of S.R. Kissler) are former college dorm roomates, housemates, artists, creators, lovers of letterpress, and now, business owners. They bought a little tabletop letterpress in the summer of 2020, and turned it into the perfect quarantine project. They've restored the press to full...

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Virtual Workshop

Saturday, August 21 10:00am – 12:00pm CDT

Hamilton at Home Workshop: Heather Moulder - Sintra Board Secrets

In this virtual workshop, we will explore Sintra Board, a brand of PVC board often used for advertising and signage, that happens to work wonders in a letterpress setting. We will cover transfer methods, carving it, writing or pressing textures into its semi-soft surface, and how to use it additively with existing type or blocks. I’ll share some favorite prints...

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On-site Workshop

Saturday, August 21 9:00am – 4:00pm CDT

Introduction to Letterpress Workshop: August 21

Learn the basics of letterpress printing with wood type in this on-site, one-day workshop. You will become familiarized with type composition, inking methods, and printing with this workshop. If you're curious about letterpress printing this is a great way to get started.The workshop runs from 9 am to 4 pm. The day starts off with instruction on printing and using...

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On-site Workshop

Saturday, August 14 9:00am – 4:00pm CDT

Learn to Lock-up Letterpress Workshop: August 14

Join third-generation printer, Jim Moran, for this one-day, on-site workshop. You will learn how to lock up a chase for platen or cylinder press. Use of the chase, quoins, furniture and tips on proper form imposition will be explored. Tips on type setting to create basic forms will be discussed as well. Some typesetting experience is necessary for this workshop....

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Hamilton Hang

We miss you on a normal basis, but with all this social distancing we really want to see your smiling faces. So, please plan to join us for a Zoom call (or two or three) so we can chat for a bit. We are asking some of our friends from the print, design, and type worlds to be our guest...

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