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Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Ever see Steamroller Printing? Shopping for letterpress gear? Try the annual June Printing Arts Fair near Boston
Steamroller Printing returns to the 10th Annual Printing
Arts Fair at The Museum of Printing in North Andover (near Boston),
Massachusetts. This year's event will be
held on 16 June (Father’s Day) 2013, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
featured attraction, a steamroller will print huge 3-foot x 9-foot prints using
27 individual linoleum blocks made by local artists.
of litho, intaglio, and letterpress printing will also be offered, and rare
letterpress accessories and memorabilia (including wood and metal type, gadges,
presses, furniture, quoins, gauges, cabinets, galleys, and chases) will be available for sale and at
auction at the event.
museum’s promotional Weblink reads:
Dad will love the clang of the working
printing presses, Mom will marvel at art prints being made and the kids can get
ink on their fingers when they set their name in wood type then print it.
Everybody will be amazed as hot molten lead is turned into lines of type and
kids (of all ages) can print their own Father’s Day card.