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Jul

Summer at the C.C. Stern Type Foundry

Announcing our Summer Type Jam!
Pat Reagh

Patrick Reagh, Printers
CORRECT DATE: Monday, August 19, 2019
7:00 pm

Pat Reagh will present a sampling of his work and talk about his career in printing on the evening of August 19th. This is a casual event held around the table at the C.C. Stern Type Foundry, and attendees are encouraged to participate in discussion with the presenter. This is a free event, but donations are encouraged.

Pat Reagh is a master printer, typographer and type caster located in Sebastopol, CA. He apprenticed as a union type compositor in Los Angeles in the 1960s, and was then hired to work at the Plantin Press, where he learned the basics of classical typography and presswork. When the Plantin Press ceased its commercial operation in 1981, Pat purchased the press’s equipment. After a one-year partnership with Vance Gerry, he established his own imprint, Patrick Reagh, Printers and moved from the Los Angeles area to Sebastopol. His print barn is a combined type foundry and printing atelier, surrounded by the Sonoma County countryside. Patrick has designed and printed numerous books, broadsides, and ephemera, in addition to producing commercial letterpress work.
If you are planning to attend this type jam and would like to order type, dingbats or strip material (including Pat’s @ts) from Patrick Reagh, Printers, please contact Pat ASAP so that he can plan ahead.
 
Museum of Metal Typography Open Hours
3rd Saturdays
11am-3pm


July 20th
August 17th
September 21st

 
We welcome visitors to the C.C. Stern Type Foundry’s working museum from 11am-3pm. Come by to see the casters in action, as well as regular hand-casting demonstrations. Volunteers are on hand to give tours and talk about the art and industry of making metal type.

Admission is $5 (suggested donation). A variety of printed ephemera, printers aprons, books, and keepsake type ornaments are also available for sale at the museum and online.

We are located at 8900 NE Vancouver Way (Bay 2) in Portland, Oregon 97211
 

NW Letterpress Network Meeting
Saturday, August 10
10am-12pm
at the C.C. Stern Type Foundry

Hosted by Bernie Smith & Ivan Snyder

 

Printers, artists and other free spirits interested in letterpress printing are 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 and equipment swap. All are welcome.

 
Visit Printing Museums All Over the World!
 
Summertime is travel time! Almost anywhere you go, you are bound to find a printing museum or heritage organization nearby. The Association of European Printing Museums has a great interactive map that they are constantly updating. Visit their Museum finder to explore the region that interests you, click on the flags to obtain the names, addresses and links to the websites of printing museums and related resources throughout Europe and beyond. Let us know where you go!
 
 
 
Please consider supporting the C.C. Stern Type Foundry programming:
 

Copyright © 2019 C.C. Stern Type Foundry, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
PO Box 2556, Portland, Oregon 97208
09

Jul

Columbia/Lombard plans

Wednesday 7/17/19

7-8:00 pm

Historic Kenton Firehouse

PBOT Project Manager Bryan Poole will introduce the Columbia/ Lombard Mobility Corridor Plan. It’s a plan to address safety, mobility, and access for freight, active transportation, and public transit both along the corridor (east/west) and across it (north/south). The project area runs from I-5 to I-205 with a buffer area to include parallel routes. The project began in January 2019 and is expected to go to City Council in summer 2020. Bryan will be interested to hear public feedback about existing conditions and transportation needs in the study area.

 

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