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Public Printing Tour: Moms Day!
May 9, 2015, 2:00 PM

A Misprints Mixer
May 16, 2015, 4:00 PM

Linotype Day
May 23, 2015, 10:00 AM

Montrose Print Market: Summer Edition
June 13, 2015, 2:00 PM

Public Printing Tour: Dads Day!
June 20, 2015, 2:00 PM

Design Now: Houston
March 12, 2015 – July 4, 2015


Collection Spotlight

Permanent Collection

One of the few remaining block printed dharani scrolls, The Hyakumanto Dharani Scroll (Nara, Japan, 764-770 AD) is one of the oldest surviving examples of printing on paper. Hyakuman means “one million” in Japanese. One million pagodas were built between 764 and 770 AD to house one million scrolls of mulberry paper with part of a Buddhist sutra called a dharani (charm) block printed on them.

Schedule Your Tour

Schedule a guided tour today!

During our guided tours, visitors participate in the hands-on printing of a leaf of the Gutenberg Bible pulled from a replica press, then move to the printing of the Declaration of Independence on a 19th-century Columbian iron handpress.  Our tours complement a wide range of study, from science and technology to English language arts, from history to fine arts.

Classes & Workshops

Class Schedule

Every Spring and Fall, we offer a full schedule of affordable classes, including letterpress, lithography, bookbinding, papermaking, and silkscreen. Join us in the Summer for the annual Book Arts Studio and learn to make books by hand. Sessions are available for children, adults, and families. Please check here for current class offerings.


10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Saturday


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