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Philagrafika 2010 Out of Print: Print Aweigh, Take Away

 

Saturday April 10 & Sunday, April 11

APS Museum

104 S. Fifth Street 

10am – 5pm 

• Go treasure hunting for fossils, pigeons and much more in the Dialogues with Darwin exhibition

• Have fun creating prints with stencils and stamps with artist Martin Campos 

 • Make your very own book with renowned book artist Rosae Reader 

 • Grab a free copy of our quirky Walking Tour Map

 

APS Museum Walking Tour 

Guided tours leave from the APS Museum 

Noon and 2pm  (or follow our map on your own; you choose the time) 

• Experience the most off-beat sites in historic Old City including Cappelini Jr. Stamps and Hobbies (313 Market Street) for out-of-this-world model trains, planes and space vehicles, Victor Gordon (31 N. 3rd) for African masks and Pierre’s (211 N. 3rd Street) Philadelphia’s premiere costume store. 

• Wend your way to artist Lisa Anne Auerbach’s Tract House which offers an evolutionary twist on the classic religious publications called tracts

 

The Tract House: A Darwin Addition

231 N. 3rd Street

10am – 5pm

• Browse and take home some colorful free tracts inspired by Darwin and evolution

• Create your own tracts – we’ll post them at the Tract House!

 

Printing Office and Bindery at Franklin Court (part of Independence National Historical Park)

320 Market Street (enter through courtyard)

11am – 5pm

• See a working model of the printing press used by Ben Franklin and learn how he would have used it

 • Watch demonstrations of the art of pamphlet sewing

 

Independence Seaport Museum

211 S. Columbus Blvd. Penn’s Landing

Children $7;  Adults $12 ;  Seniors $10

10am – 5pm

 

APRIL 10 Only on the Cruiser Olympia

211 S. Columbus Blvd. Penn’s Landing

1 – 3pm

• Anchors Aweigh! Climb aboard the historic War Cruiser Olympia to check out the exhibit The Bounding Billow: Sailors Printing on the High Seas. 

• Watch Cannonball Press artists crank out shipboard leaflets using an 1895 letterpress – free copies for all.

 

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

 

Print Aweigh, Take Away! is part of the public programming in conjunction with Philagrafika 2010: Out of Print.

 

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