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To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the National Print Museum commissioned Short Stories in Print, A limited-edition collection of unpublished work by some of Ireland's leading writers. The project will launch on 21 October 2022.  Six household names and internationally renowned, prizewinning Irish writers Sebastian Barry, Roddy Doyle, Anne Enright, Christine Dwyer Hickey, Claire Keegan...

Curated by Niall McCormack This winter, the Museum is delighted to introduce a new exhibition of Irish label art from the 1890s to the 1990s. Included are vibrant examples of labels for minerals, beers, whiskies, hotels, linens, groceries, hotels, pharmacies, matches, charities and policital causes. The imporant...

The Museum is delighted to announce a new event programme that covers September to December 2022. This autumn/winter, we are bringing a new exhibition entitled "Grand Stuff: Label Art from Ireland", a series of events, workshops for adults and children, and more! Join the e-mailing list here...

The National Print Museum’s collection is unique – it is a living and working collection. To celebrate Culture Night 2023, the panel of retired printers and compositors (AKA the Chapel) will bring the machines to life with a series of live demonstrations. There will also...

Family Fun Day as part of National Heritage Week, Sunday 21 August 2022 The National Print Museum's collection is unique. It is not behind glass or rope - it is an example of a living and working collection. On Family Fun Day, you are invited to...

Today, 28 July 2022, the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media announced the projects supported by the Regional Museum Exhibition Scheme 2022. The National Print Museum is delighted to be one of the 15 recipients. The Museum will be working with guest curator,...

The National Print Museum is delighted to return to Dublin Maker with PrintLab! The mission of PrintLab is to create an understanding and facilitate discovery of the traditional craft of letterpress printing by empowering children to be creatively involved in hands-on workshops, which unite the basic...

Deluxe Edition Set of Blot's Most Marvellous Historical Guide to Printing Books This set comprises a deluxe binding of the book and an accompanying portfolio of two letterpress-printed images of the characters Blot and Grainne Mhaol. The prints and sides of the book have been letterpress...

[gallery columns="4" size="medium" ids="11538,11537,11536,11534"] To mark the centenary on 16th June of the ‘Pact Election’ of 1922, the National Print Museum partnered with Mná 100 to run this innovative pilot printing workshop. Leading up to the election, on 20th May 1922, a last minute electoral pact...

A Letterpress Celebration of James Joyce's Ulysses Opening: Wednesday 15 June from 18.30 – 20.30 (free admission) To mark the 100th anniversary of the publication of Ulysses, the National Print Museum is delighted to announce the opening of a letterpress print celebration of James Joyce’s seminal novel.  Featuring...

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