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11TH ANNUAL LA PRINTERS FAIR
|Museums in South Bay|
Date(s): 11/19/2019 to 11/20/2019
Time(s): 10-4 pm
Address: 315 W. Torrance Blvd.
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11th Annual LA Printers Fair, Sat. Oct. 19th. & Sun. Oct. 20th 2019 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
at The International Printing Museum
315 W. Torrance Blvd., Carson, CA 90745
Admission is $10 everyone; Kids under 12 years only $5
The Printers Fair at the International Printing Museum, Carson, showcases the art of letterpress printing and paper in historical and contemporary forms. Come and peruse a wide range of 80 artistic vendors among the world’s largest collection of working antique printing presses.
Vendor items include book arts, letterpress printing, paper, printmaking, handmade announcements & invitations, posters, limited edition books and more. There will also be
“The Largest Letterpress Swap Meet in the West” with letterpress supplies, wood and metal type, ink and presses including Windmills, platens and rare Vandercooks.
Printing and paper making demonstrations, screen printing and tours for visitors throughout
the day in the Museum’s galleries!
Also, our Featured Artist Jessica Spring a fine artist from Tacoma, WA and started her career in vintage metal and wood type in Chicago’s Printer’s Row. Her most recent work is with illustrator Chandlier O'Leary entitled THE DEAD FEMINISTS and she will be exhibiting her broadsides during the fair as well as lecturing on Saturday nite Oct. 19th.
Special Exhibition will be INSIDE HOLLYWOOD:THE EARL HAYS PRESS COLLECTION featuring the iconoclastic company that has provided “fakes’ and “inserts” for the film industry for over 100 years. It will feature the newly acquired rare type and printing blocks and everything from old newspapers, Jack Nicholson as an Astronaunt on a faked Time Magaine ,periodicals of the Wild West plus fake license plates and money.
So circle those dates, Saturday Oct.19th and Sunday Oct. 20th and come to the Printers Fair!!
Ample Free Parking…. See Fair Video printmuseum.org/fairvideo
For tickets and vendor information go to:
www.printmuseum.org/printersfair or call 310-515-7166
NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going.
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