Event Calendar

Date(s) Sort descending Event Event Type Region
October 19, 2019 - October 20, 2019 2019 Los Angeles Printers Fair

FEATURED ARTIST: JESSICA SPRING of Springtide Press in Tacoma, WA

Since her beginnings in the famed Printers Row in Chicago in the 1980’s, Jessica has established a national reputation as an innovative creative force in letterpress printing. Using vintage metal and wood type with antique borders and images, and printed on presses over 100 years old, Jessica’s portfolio is full of color and energy. Ranging from artist’s books, broadsides and ephemera, Jessica’s work can be found in collections and institutions around the country. Most recently she invented Daredevil Furniture to help other printers set type in circles, curves, and angles. She also collaboratives with illustrator Chandler O’Leary on the Dead Feminist broadside series and is co-author of  “THE DEAD FEMINISTS: Historic Heroines in Living Color”. This limited-edition letterpress broadside series and book features quotes by 28 historical feminists, tied to current political and social issues, each printed from hand-drawn letters and type.

Jessica Spring will be exhibiting her broadsides and books during the LA Printers Fair as well as giving an Artist’s Lecture for the public on Saturday evening, October 19th.


Featuring the newly-acquired rare type and printing blocks from Earl Hays Press in Sunland, the leading producer of “fakes” and “inserts” for Hollywood film and television shows for 100 years. Everything from the old newspapers seen in every Western movie or in The Godfather movies, to Astronaut Jack Nicolson on a fake Time Magazine cover, even the printing plates used to make the police decals on Beverly Hills 90210; all of these are the creative work of the iconic Hollywood printing shop known as Earl Hays Press. Over the years, the Printing Museum has worked with Earl Hays Press renting the actual working antique presses used in the films while EHP created the inserts. Now this historic visual archive of Earl Hays Press, synonymous with Hollywood and Los Angeles, will be housed and on view for the public at the Museum.

Activities running throughout the day:

10am - 4pm

Admission $10
Kids 12 & under $5

The International Printing Museum
315 W. Torrance Blvd.

Carson, CA

More info
Book Fairs West
October 20, 2019 The Pioneer Valley Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair

This unique show offers some of the finest shopping for vintage books & ephemera you will find in New England. One of the largest regional shows of its kind, we present Exhibitors from across the Northeast who will fill the school’s cafeteria, corridors, and lobby with vintage, collectible, rare, antique, modern, fine, scholarly and used books, vintage comic books, manuscripts, prints, maps, autographs, photographs, postcards, and every other sort of printed ephemera.

Plenty of free parking and refreshments will be available at our café during show hours.

10am – 4pm

Adults $6
Students & Young Collectors 12-21 $3
under 12 Free with Paid Adult

Smith Vocational School
80 Locust Street (Rt. 9)

Northampton, MA

More info
Book Fairs Mid-Atlantic
October 22, 2019 Doyle Auctions

Prints & Multiples

The auction will present a wide range of works spanning the 17th century to the present day. Old Master prints include examples by such artists as Rembrandt, Dürer and Goya. Modern European masters are represented by Picasso, Chagall, Matisse and Miró among others. American prints include works by Whistler, Childe Hassam, Thomas Hart Benton, Martin Lewis and Grant Wood. Contemporary prints and multiples are highlighted by Richard Diebenkorn, Andy Warhol, Jim Dine. Louise Nevelson and Helen Frankenthaler. Also featured are posters by such leading artists such as Bonnard, Cheret, Mucha and Toulouse-Lautrec and ceramics by Pablo PIcasso.

A beautiful print of children playing ball by the important French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) is one of only four color lithographs created by the artist. Renoir used a different stone for each of the ten colors in order to achieve a rich, painterly effect, resulting in
this masterwork of lithography (est. $30,000-50,000).


Sat, Oct 19th 10am – 5pm
Sun, Oct 20th 12pm – 5pm
Mon, Oct 21st 10am – 6pm

Doyle Auctions
175 East 87th Street

New York, NY

More info
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
October 22, 2019 Heritage Auctions - Dallas

Prints & Multiples
Sale #5419

Bidding Begins Approx. October 1st

Full Preview
October 19th - 21st

Heritage Auctions - Dallas
Design District Showroom
1518 Slocum Street

Dallas, TX

More info
Auctions Southwest
October 23, 2019 - October 27, 2019 IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair 2019

Now in its 28th year, the IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair is the largest and longest-running international art fair celebrating 500 years of printmaking, from the work of old masters to contemporary artists, with 70 galleries and publishers from ten countries. All ticket proceeds benefit the IFPDA Foundation, which provides funding for curatorial internships, exhibitions, public programs, and scholarly publications.

Wed, Oct 23rd: Opening Night Reception 5pm - 9pm
$100 per ticket or $150 for two

Thu, Oct 24th: 12pm - 7pm

Thu, Oct 24th: Young Collectors Cocktails 7pm - 9pm
$35 per ticket or $65 for two 

Fri - Sat, Oct 25th - 26th 12pm - 8pm
Sun, Oct 27 12pm - 5pm

Day Pass: $25
Run of Show: $50
Student & Senior: $15 *Run of Show $30

River Pavilion
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 West 34th Street (11 Avenue at 35th Street)

New York, NY

More info
Other Events Mid-Atlantic