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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of man landing on the moon, the National Print Museum is delighted to announce the opening of "To the Moon". The exhibition, curated by Dr Ciaran Swan, explores Ireland's response to the man landing of the moon through print. Given the historical...

The National Print Museum is awarded Best Museum/Restored Heritage Site 2018 at the Industrial Heritage Awards of Ireland. Ireland’s industrial heritage is continually being changed or destroyed. There has been a growing public awareness of Ireland’s industrial heritage, as seen in a number of sites which...

Letterpress work by Jim Wilder The Wild Apple Press is an American private press, printing mostly stories and imprints about Ireland and by Irish writers. The Press grew out the ‘book arts’ program at the University of Alabama in the mid-1970s, initially printing broadsides and ephemera....

Green Sleeves, The Irish Printed Record Cover 1955-2017 This exhibition examines the Irish-printed album cover. Included album covers were all designed and printed in Ireland. The work was completed for Irish groups, who worked at home or abroad, as well as albums from abroad referencing Ireland...

Barrie Tullett, University of Lincoln The Divine Comedy is a poem by Dante Alighieri. Written between 1308 and 1320, it describes Dante's journey through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise, and, at a deeper level, represents the souls journey towards God. The Typographic Dante is a series of typographic...

The National Print Museum opens an exhibition seeking to engage the public in an understanding of the Rising from a fresh perspective. The exhibition explores the role of printers active in 1916 and the central role of printed media in shaping the image and meaning...

To commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Rising, the National Print Museum is organising a special exhibition seeking to engage the public in an understanding of the Easter Rising from a fresh perspective. The exhibition will explore the role of printers active in 1916 and...