Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 13th

Time Of EventsDescription of Events
10:00am to 12:45pmWorkshops: Morning Session
- Workshop 1: Introductory Bookbinding: Buttonhole Books
- Workshop 2: Letterpress: Posters on a Vandercook
- Workshop 3: Suminagashi Marbling
- Workshop 4: Drypoint (Intaglio)
- Workshop 5: Screen Printing
12:45pm to 2:15pmLunch Break on Your Own
2:15pm to 5:00pmWorkshops: Afternoon Session
- Workshop 1: Introductory Bookbinding: Buttonhole Books
- Workshop 2: Letterpress: Posters on a Vandercook
- Workshop 3: Suminagashi Marbling
- Workshop 4: Drypoint (Intaglio)
- Workshop 5: Screen Printing
EveningDinner on Your Own

Workshops will be held at the Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, 4318 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, Maryland. Pyramid Atlantic is 20 minutes from the hotel in the historic Hyattsville, Maryland Arts District. There’s plenty to do in a few blocks’ radius: studios, art and vintage stores, artist supply shops, bookstores, coffee, cafés, restaurants, and a good microbrewery.

CLICK HERE to view the workshops (signups and registration opening soon!)


Friday, June 14th

Time Of EventsDescription Of Events
9:00am to 9:15amWelcome and Opening Remarks
9:15am to 9:45amTH Groves - APA History
9:45am to 10:15amAshley Fuchs - Printers' Tools and Shops
10:15am to 11:45amIan Edelson - Electrodepositing Matrices
10:45am to 11:15amSpeaker to be Announced!
11:15am to 11:45amSpeaker to be Announced!
11:45am to 1:00pmLunch on Your Own
1:00pm to 4:00pmDemonstrations, activities, and studio time at George Washington University’s Flagg Building:
- Risograph printing
- Washington DC postcard printing
- Linocuts
- Hot foil stamping
1:00pm to 2:30pm
[Tour #1]
Guided tour of the Library of Congress, including the Copper Torch Press
(Transit via rideshare or DC Metro)
2:30pm to 4:00pm
[Tour #2]
Guided tour of the Library of Congress, including the Copper Torch Press
(Transit via rideshare or DC Metro)
4:00pm to 7:00pmDinner on Your Own
6:00pm to 9:00pmHospitality at Hotel: Crowne Plaza - Crystal City

Friday’s Presentations and Demonstrations will be held at the George Washington University Corcoran School of the Arts & Design, 500 17th Street NW, Washington, DC.

  • More Friday afternoon event details coming soon! 

Saturday, June 15th

Time Of EventsDescription Of Events
7:30am to 8:30amGeorge Washington University’s Flagg Building Opens for Swap Meet Vendors Setup Only.
8:30am to 9:00amLetterpress Swap Meet at the George Washington University’s Flagg Building Open to APA Members Only
9:00am to 11:45amLetterpress Swap Meet at the George Washington University’s Flagg Building Open to Public
11:45pm to 1:00pmLunch on Your Own
1:00pm to 3:00pmAPA Letterpress Auction at the George Washington University’s Flagg Building
3:oopm to 5:00pmAfternoon studio fun time at the George Washington University Letterpress Lab. Explore the shop and proof your auction loot on the Vandercooks.
5:30pmAPA Group Photo
6:00pm to 9:00pmAPA Capital Wayzgoose Dinner Banquet and Talk
Speaker: Rich Hopkins
9:00pmEvening festivities and hospitality following the banquet.

Saturday’s Daytime Activities will be held at the George Washington University’s Flagg Building, 500 17th Street NW, Washington, DC.
Saturday’s Dinner Banquet will be held at the Crowne Plaza – Crystal City, with guest speaker Rich Hopkins.


Sunday, June 16th

Time Of EventsDescription Of Events
9:00am to 12:00pmSocial Time and Closing Remarks
12:00pmPrepare for Departure and Head for Home