Hamilton Wood Type acquires rare archive of circus posters, plates, type and correspondence from Enquirer Printing

The museum now holds one of the world’s largest collections of wood type and historic printing plates, doubling its repository since the 2006 acquisition of the Globe Printing plate collection

Event News: Hamilton hosts Wayzgoose, unveils “Mardell” a new typeface designed by Louise Fili

Other featured speakers include: Steven Heller, Marian Bantjes and Daniel Rhatigan

Event News: Hamilton Ink Spot’s gallery hosts monthly poster exhibitions with Bill Moran in Aug., Jim Sherraden in Sept., “Scary Ink” in Oct.

From Sept. 1 to 30, the Ink Spot’s gallery will welcome personal “Woodcuts” printed by Jim Sherraden, who also curates Nashville’s Hatch Show Print. A closing reception and artist talk with Sherraden will be held Sept. 29, 6-10 p.m., at Amsterdam Bar & Hall, a few doors down from Ink Spot.

Event News: Hamilton Ink Spot’s gallery hosts monthly poster exhibitions: ARTCRANK in June, “Hybrids” in July

ARTCRANK™ bicycle-inspired posters will be on display June 12-27. “Hybrids,” poster designs by pseudo-manitou and Erik Johnson with Mike Lizama will be in July with an opening reception on July 9.

Client News: Appleton Coated debuts new identity to represent its full product offering, capabilities

The unique mark prominently features an “A” — an homage to the company name, along with a roll of paper ready for printing. Housed within the mark is a scaled-down “C” nodding to the mill’s heritage of coated solutions.

Event News: Hamilton Ink Spot presents special events, thematic monthly exhibitions

Saint Paul’s premier printmaking resource and exhibition center announces calendar of events

Client News: Appleton Coated achieves Green Master Award for fourth consecutive year

The first coated mill to be Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified in North America, the company’s sustainability efforts also have been recognized for lowering overall energy usage by substituting biomass for 42 percent of its coal usage during the last three years as it seeks alternatives for fossil fuels.

Client News: Valspar coatings help Markthal Rotterdam achieve vibrant indoor mural

The larger-than-life mural conveys the desired effect using Valspar’s coatings and a sublimation printing process on 4,000 perforated aluminum panels.

Client News: Hamilton Wood Type prints the final four limited-edition type specimen sheets, sponsored by Appleton Coated

“In these three years, the Museum’s visibility has risen dramatically. It successfully transitioned to a new, larger space and a one-of-a-kind destination. It has expanded its hands-on approach with new workshops, programs and an annual Wayzgoose type conference that attracts design and print professionals, historians, and creative people of all ages.”

Hamilton Ink Spots brings printmaking to the people with classes and mentorship funded by Knight Foundation

New funding will help raise the visibility of Saint Paul’s premier printmaking resource and exhibition center with retail shop, gallery space, classroom venue and co-op printing studio