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After a short break due to the pandemic, the National Print Museum is delighted to announce its return to Design West. Design West is an international summer design school located at the ATU Connemara campus in the beautiful village of Letterfrack in Co. Galway, on the...

We have a great day planned for National Drawing Day, Saturday 21 May, 12-4pm. Come along to our free events (some require booking) and help us celebrate the day with our fabulous book and exhibition 'Blot’s Most Marvellous Historical Guide to Printing Books’. Drawing Workshop with...

Beyond excited to announce our first Demo Day of 2022! In celebration of Engineers Week with Engineers Ireland, the Chapel will be firing up some of the machines on Sunday 6 March. There's no better way to experience the collection. The event is free of charge but...

Given the unprecedently high volume of cases of COVID-19 in the community, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone reopening the Museum for a few weeks. This decision has been made in the continued interest of the health and safety of the Museum's visitors,...

Thank you for all your support in 2021. Merry Christmas from all at the National Print Museum. May 2022 bring light, laughter and letterpress to your lives! We will reopen on Tuesday 4 January....

The National Print Museum is delighted to announce a new multifaceted project which will introduce young (and not so young) audiences to the history of book making and a story of printing in Ireland. Through a National Print Museum published book and an exhibition titled Blot’s...

‘Print a house’ as part of Open House Junior 2021 Using the modular printing pieces, the P22 blox, families will work together to create a print of multiple colours. These shapes were designed to create letterforms but you can use them to build anything. Plan a...

The National Print Museum is delighted to announce the third Cairde Cló - a series of virtual visits to "print friends" nationally and internationally. This visit, chaired by Dave Darcy, is to Mary Plunkett of the Belgrave Private Press. Mary is a designer and printmaker who...

Green Sleeves Curators’ Talk with Dr Ciarán Swan and Niall McCormack for Heritage Week 2021 Thursday 19 August, 13.00 Green Sleeves was a hugely popular onsite exhibition at the National Print Museum. Now, with the help of The Heritage Council Community Fund, the Museum has started to digitise some...

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