New Orleans, Louisiana

Events & Workshops

Exhibit: Community Print Shop & Friends

Nov 14 2015

November 7- December 30, 2015 A selection of screenprint-based work by members of New Orleans Community Print Shop and friends of the printshop, curated by creative powerhouse Sierra Kozman. Opens November 14, 6:30 to 11 p.m., with a pop-up Printers’ Fair! Grand opening on December 12, with another fantastic Printers’ Fair!  

Exhibit: Color Matching Systems

Sep 12 2015

Color Matching Systems: Nancy Sharon Collins September 12-October 24 This exhibit demonstrates the process of color design for graphic arts and marketing applications before desktop publishing. In 2000, for the pitch of a high-end perfume packaging campaign, designer Nancy Sharon Collins designed a palette of colors which were then made into ink and printed on onionskin paper. Fifteen years later, … Continue reading Exhibit: Color Matching Systems

Exhibit: SIFT

Dec 12 2015

December 12- January 9 SIFT, an organization dedicated to the promotion of art in New Orleans presents an exhibit of artists work from around the country, with a focus on prints and works-on-paper. Closing party and silent auction on January 9, 2016

Early Morning Letterpress Love, 2/14/15 in Alabama

Feb 14 2015

February 14, 2015 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Southern Letterpress 5500 1st Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35212 Celebrate Valentine’s Day in a wholesome, creative, non-commercial way: at the printing press! You will learn how to set a few of your own words about love in metal or wood type, and then print the words on the mighty Vandercook printing … Continue reading Early Morning Letterpress Love, 2/14/15 in Alabama

The Southern Letterpress & Desert Island Supply Co. Gift Guide

Dec 06 2014

Holiday Sale! Saturday 12/6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday 12/7 3 to 5:30 p.m. The Southern Letterpress and The Desert Island Supply Co. 5500 1st Ave N, Birmingham AL 35212 We have all the gifts you need this holiday season, all handcrafted with love and imagination. The Southern Letterpress and the Desert Island Supply Co. work together under one roof … Continue reading The Southern Letterpress & Desert Island Supply Co. Gift Guide

Design Week Birmingham Printer’s Fair

Oct 26 2014

The Southern Letterpress will be representing in full color at Design Week Birmingham Printer’s Fair!  October 26, 2014 10 to 2 p.m. We will demonstrating letterpress and selling our goods.  

Kentuck Festival of the Arts 2014

Oct 19 2014

The Southern Letterpress is proud to be a demonstrating artist at the 2014 Kentuck Festival of the Arts, the best contemporary and folk art festival in the Southeast. We are rolling out a new line of letterpress cards and ephemera, and printing with our sweet baby 1890 platen press. See you there! October 18 & 19, 2014 Northport, Alabama  

Woodlawn Street Market, Birmingham

Oct 11 2014

Come check out what we’ve been doing at The Southern Letterpress since relocating to Birmingham! We’ll be at the Woodlawn Street Market selling goods and printing. See ya there! October 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. Crossroads of 1st Ave South and 55th Place South! Woodlawn Street Market is an urban street market, in the heart of Historic Woodlawn, conceived … Continue reading Woodlawn Street Market, Birmingham

Letterpress Holidays 101! (Alabama)

Typeset and print your own set of 50 holiday cards, using the text of your choice! You will learn the basics of setting metal type and printing on the mighty Vandercook SP-15 while you create your card. This is an intimate 4 participant workshop. Paper,  A7-sized envelopes and other necessary  materials included in the workshop fee. Saturday December 13, 2014 from … Continue reading Letterpress Holidays 101! (Alabama)

Birmingham Pop-Up!

The Southern Letterpress is excited to be part of REV BIRMINGHAM’S POP-UPS at SIDEWALK  “REV Birmingham and the Sidewalk Film Festival are proud to announce eight pop-up businesses that will activate storefronts and create a unique pop-up retail experience during REV BIRMINGHAM’S POP-UPS @ SIDEWALK, a three-day venture to build community engagement during the 16th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival weekend. August 22-24, organizers … Continue reading Birmingham Pop-Up!

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