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Type Foundry in our neighborhood

November at the C.C. Stern Type Foundry
8900 NE Vancouver Way, Bay 4 Portland, Oregon

Type Jam: Walter Hamady & The Perishable Press, Ltd.
A presentation by Kathy Kuehn and Barb Tetenbaum

November 12th, 2018
7:15 pm

Kathy Kuehn and Barb Tetenbaum were both art students who studied with Walter Hamady at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the late 1970’s/early 1980’s. They will share books from their personal collections and discuss what makes the Perishable Press Ltd stand out as one of the most admired private presses in the 20th century.

Free and open to the public. Donations towards this programming are gladly accepted.


Last Open Museum Hours of 2018!!

November 17th, 2018
December 18th, 2018

$5 suggested admission

The end of each year is always busy with special activities and visitors, so why not consider scheduling an outing to the C.C. Stern Type Foundry as part of your annual traditions? We have docents on hand to guide visitors through the experience, and welcome those with all levels of familiarity with type casting and printing.

Considering an end-of-year team building event, or special group field trip? We're happy to talk to you about making that happen. E-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.?subject=End-of-year%20field%20trip%3F" target="_blank" style="color: #6dc6dd; font-weight: normal; text-decoration: underline;">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Next NW Letterpress Network Meeting
November 10th, 2018

Hosted by Bernie Smith & Ivan Snyder
at the C.C. Stern Type Foundry

Printers, artists and other free spirits interested in letterpress printingare invited to join this discussion group. Meetings are hosted at the C.C. Stern Foundry on the second Saturday of each month from 10am to noon, and are followed by a short type & equipment swap. All are welcome.

ContactThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.?subject=I'm%20interested%20in%20knowing%20more%20about%20the%20networking%20group!" target="_blank" style="color: #6dc6dd; font-weight: normal; text-decoration: underline;">letterpresschatter@gmail.comto add your name to the mailing list for more information.
Upcoming Print-related Events
Codex Book Fair and Symposium
February 3-6, 2019

The Craneway Pavilion
1414 Harbor Way South
Richmond, CA 94804

The 7th Codex Book Fair and Symposium will be held in February 2019. For a schedule of events and more information check the online schedule. This event is worth going to for the book fair alone, but the symposium and exhibit openings should be on your calendar as well. Plus you can plan your visit to tour M&H Type and Arion Press to coincide with this event!

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Columbia Children's Arboretum - Final Opportunity to Provide Feedback!

For those of you who were not able to attend the Open House on Saturday, October 6th – please take a moment to click on the link below!  You will get to see the draft designs and give us your feedback!


Columbia Children's Arboretum - Final Survey!


Deadline Monday, October 22, 5:00 PM


Participants at the Open House -


Joan Hallquist ( She/Her/Hers )
Marketing Manager  |  Community Relations
Portland Parks & Recreation

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Portland, Oregon 97204
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Office days – Monday and Thursday

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