Print City, Dundee

Print City, a project by Print Fes­ti­val Scot­land will be host­ed by Dundee Design Fes­ti­val 2017. West Ward Works will once again be the home to the cel­e­bra­tion of design from May 24 to 29 2017. For more details see the Print City web­site.

Exhibition of Bindings in Aberdeen

An exhi­bi­tion of book bind­ings that belonged to peo­ple of note, many of them spe­cial­ly bound by hand. Cov­er sto­ries: what bind­ings say about books is on at the Gallery in the Sir Dun­can Rice Gallery, Uni­ver­si­ty of Aberdeen until the end of May 2017. For more infor­ma­tion and details of open­ing hours etc see […]

Map exhibition at NLS

You are here, an exhi­bi­tion about maps, how they show us the world, and how they are made, is open until Sun­day 2 April at the Nation­al Library of Scotland’s George IV Bridge build­ing in Edin­burgh. The exhi­bi­tion includes one of the finest plans of Edin­burgh, the first map of Scot­land, as well as rail­way, […]

Life in Letterpress

There is a major ret­ro­spec­tive exhi­bi­tion cov­er­ing Alan Kitching’s life and work, span­ning six decades cur­rent­ly in progress at the Light­house Gallery in Glas­gow. Called A life in let­ter­press it includes exam­ples of his work, sketch­books, proofs, arte­facts and equip­ment from his stu­dio. The exhi­bi­tion is on until 5 March 2017.

Oxford Guild of Printers Wayzegoose

On Sat­ur­day 22 Octo­ber 2016, the Oxford Guild of Print­ers is hold­ing a Wayze­goose at Oxford Brookes Uni­ver­si­ty from 10am to 4pm. Entry is free, and there will be more than 35 exhibitors. For more infor­ma­tion see the Oxford Guild of Print­ers web­site.

Just My Type!

Drop in to St. Ronan’s Wells Vis­i­tor Cen­tre on Sat­ur­day 16 April 2016. You will have a chance to view the exhi­bi­tion cel­e­brat­ing 150 years of Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works and print your own sou­venir keep­sake using orig­i­nal type­set­ting and print­ing tech­niques! This is a free event, and no book­ing is required. For more infor­ma­tion, […]

Lunchtime talks at Comic Invention

There will be a series of free lunchtime talks in asso­ca­tion with the Com­ic Inven­tion exhi­bi­tion, cur­rent­ly under­way at the Hunter­ian Art Gallery at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Glas­gow. Top­ics will include a Com­ic Inven­tion overview with exhi­bi­tion cura­tor Pro­fes­sor Lau­rence Grove, Hog­a­rth and the Com­ic Strip with exhi­bi­tion cura­tor Peter Black and Colon­na Hynero­tomachia with […]

Display of letterpress posters

The Nation­al Library of Scot­land is host­ing a dis­play of lim­it­ed edi­tion let­ter­press posters from 1 April to 2 May at their build­ing on George IV Bridge. The posters have been designed by graph­ic design stu­dents at Edin­burgh Napi­er Uni­ver­si­ty, where print­ing was taught for more than 40 years. The posters have been inspired by […]

Comic Invention exhibition opens in Glasgow

The major new exhi­bi­tion, Com­ic Inven­tion, opened at the Hunter­ian Art Gallery on Fri­day 18 March 2016. Fea­tur­ing works by Licht­en­stein, Warhol, Picas­so and Rem­brandt, the show looks at how we tell sto­ries with pic­tures. Com­ic Inven­tion also estab­lish­es the Glas­gow Look­ing Glass of 1825 as the world’s old­est com­ic, con­firm­ing Scotland’s place as the […]

Exhibition opens

An exhi­bi­tion cel­e­brat­ing 150 Years of Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works opens on Fri­day 25 March, and will run until the end of Octo­ber at St Ronan’s Wells Vis­i­tor Cen­tre, Wells Brae, Inner­lei­then. For full details of open­ing times, see the Nation­al Trust for Scotland’s Robert Smail’s web­site. Admis­sion Free.