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An Illuminating Workshop and Exhibit with Bill Moran

In support of the current exhibit up on display, Initial Impressions- Renaissance Capitals from the Maywald Collection at the University of Minnesota, Bill Moran ran a workshop Saturday, July 7th where students were given the opportunity to create their own ornamented letterforms. This exhibition of rare Renaissance initial capitals will be on display until September 30, 2018. Using brayers, stencils,... Read More »

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In the Gallery: New Impressions 2018

The Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum is dedicated to the preservation, study, production and printing of wood type. New Impressions is an international, juried exhibition to showcase exploration and creativity with letterpress printing techniques. From this age-old tradition, we strive to challenge and inspire artists to continue the love of printing. Learn more about each artist's process by looking at this... Read More »

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Enquirer Collection Exhibition

The Enquirer Collection at the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum contains nearly 500 rare circus, fair and carnival posters, plus approximately 1,500 hand-carved printing plates; more than 5,000 pieces of large wood type; and related correspondence. The Anderson family of Cincinnati founded Enquirer Printing in 1895 and continuously has archived the extensive collection. In the early 1950s it was... Read More »

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Silver Buckle Press Exhibition Gallery Reception

On Saturday August 27th we celebrated the Silver Buckle Press collection. After more than four decades at UW-Madison, the Silver Buckle Press collection was relocated to the museum under a long-term agreement between Hamilton and the University of Wisconsin. During the spring and summer of 2016 Tracy Honn, the retiring director of Silver Buckle Press, oversaw the organizing, packing, and... Read More »

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New Impressions Juried Exhibition

“New Impressions” is an international, juried exhibition that showcases exploration and creativity with letterpress printing techniques. Prints from 36 artists from around the world were on display in the gallery from May 11 through June 30, 2016.Following the exhibition at Hamilton, the show is traveling to Design College Australia in Brisbane for display from August 9 through the 21, 2016.... Read More »

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