New Impressions 2019 at the Hullabaloo Exhibition

The Hullabaloo Press at the University of Indianapolis is celebrating its four-year anniversary with an exhibition of contemporary letterpress printers and bookmakers, January 21 through February 7, 2020 at the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center Gallery. On Monday, January 27, there was a receptions where viewers printed their own posters, viewed the work on display and saw a lecture by... Read More »

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W.A.E.A. visits Hamilton

Our friends from the Wisconsin Arts Educators Association paid us a visit in October 2019 as part of their annual conference. They spent two days making prints, sharing ideas and showing off their handiwork in the museum's space. Here's a guest blog post from Tiffany Beltz, former president of WAEA: As an art educator in Wisconsin, I treasure local, interesting... Read More »

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20th Anniversary and Open House Celebration

Saturday, May 25th was a fun day at the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum as we celebrated our 20th anniversary. Over 200 visitors joined us at the museum to learn about the history of wood type and Hamilton and to experience printing and wood type cutting demonstrations. There were mini-tours by our knowledgeable volunteers, along with presentations of how... Read More »

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Hamilton Open House Photo Booth

We had a great time on Saturday, May 25th at our open house! Here are the photos from our photo booth. A big thanks to Benjamin Jordan for being the photographer. Read More »

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Letterpress Workshops

There are a lot of ways to experience the museum. A hands-on letterpress workshop using vintage wood type is an unforgettable adventure for any participant. We start the day with a demonstration on typesetting,┬áinking methods, and how to use a Showcard Press. Each participant in our workshops gets to use their own press all day, so everyone leaves with prints... Read More »

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