Access to the College Green area of campus will be restricted until further notice. PennCard holders and some Penn affiliates may enter and exit Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center through the Rosengarten Undergraduate Study Center on the ground floor, and may enter and exit the Fisher Fine Arts Library through the 34th Street entrance to Meyerson Hall. See our Service Alerts for details.

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May 28, 2024

Artist Book Show and Tell at the Common Press

Bring your favorite artist book or special edition to show and tell in this re-occurring event happening during lunchtime on the last Tuesday of every month. If you are feeling shy about sharing, just come and see what staff from the Common Press brings!

  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Common Press, Fisher Fine Arts Library (Lower Level)
Open to Penn Students, Faculty, and Staff
A box of letterpress stamps.
  • Workshop
May 30, 2024

Introduction to Letterpress Workshop (Press Training)

Learn the fundamentals of setting type and letterpress printing on our Vandercook cylinder presses. We will also discuss alternatives to setting type for printing on the press (photopolymer plates, linoleum, pressure printing).  

  • 2:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Common Press, Fisher Fine Arts Library (Lower Level)
Open to Penn Students, Faculty, and Staff

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