May
4
5:00 PM17:00

Member Night: Open Studio

GPP Members, join us for a relief printing demonstration by member Brian Walker, while you work on your own print project in a relaxed and social atmosphere. BYO beverage of choice and food if you like, or we can all throw in for some pizza. This is the perfect time to work on your print for the International Exchange or 2018 Calendar!

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Letterpress Field Trip
Jun
1
1:00 PM13:00

Letterpress Field Trip

Field trip! Tour Frost Printing Co., a 3rd generation print shop, to see a demonstration of the only working linotype machine in North Alabama, plus two Heidelberg windmills and a large 4-color offset press, operated by Ronnie Frost, one of the most generous, passionate and knowledgeable printers you'll ever meet. Then truck on over to Bill's printshop, Solatec (located inside Lincoln Mill), where he'll demonstrate building a custom metal die, die cutting and foil stamping on a large press. If you love old machinery, you won't want to miss this session! Friends and family are welcome to join in at no charge.

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Intro to Letterpress
May
25
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Letterpress

Wednesdays from 6-8pm: May 11, 18 & 25

*optional 4th session: Wed., June 1 from 1-3pm--field trip to 2 local print shops for additional demonstrations

This 3-session class covers a broad base of letterpress topics for the beginner, both historical and practical. Students will gain hands-on experience setting antique metal type and printing on our 1914 Chandler & Price letterpress from Bill Axenroth, 3rd generation printer and treasure trove of knowledge!

 

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Intro to Letterpress
May
18
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Letterpress

Wednesdays from 6-8pm: May 11, 18 & 25

*optional 4th session: Wed., June 1 from 1-3pm--field trip to 2 local print shops for additional demonstrations

This 3-session class covers a broad base of letterpress topics for the beginner, both historical and practical. Students will gain hands-on experience setting antique metal type and printing on our 1914 Chandler & Price letterpress from Bill Axenroth, 3rd generation printer and treasure trove of knowledge!

 

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Intro to Letterpress
May
11
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Letterpress

Wednesdays from 6-8pm: May 11, 18 & 25

*optional 4th session: Wed., June 1 from 1-3pm--field trip to 2 local print shops for additional demonstrations

This 3-session class covers a broad base of letterpress topics for the beginner, both historical and practical. Students will gain hands-on experience setting antique metal type and printing on our 1914 Chandler & Price letterpress from Bill Axenroth, 3rd generation printer and treasure trove of knowledge!

 

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WhistleStop Weekend
May
6
to May 7

WhistleStop Weekend

  • Historic Huntsville Depot (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A foot-stompin', pig-chompin' two-day festival on the grounds of the Huntsville Depot offers live entertainment, a children's play zone, and professional and amateur barbecue cooking competitions. Proceeds support the EarlyWorks Family of Museums.

We'll be printing t-shirts on site!

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Firkin Innovation
May
3
6:00 PM18:00

Firkin Innovation

Beer, pizza and some great conversation with the area’s brightest entrepreneurs!

Mayor Tommy Battle issued a proclamation declaring May 2 the start of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Week in the Rocket City and Leadership Huntsville Madison County is excited to be a part of it! 

LHMC will host a networking social following the first day of the Entrepreneur Summit that includes entrepreneurs, small businesses, investors, mentors and inventors and ALL program alumni are invited!

We'll be screen printing t-shirts on site.

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Apr
30
3:00 PM15:00

Bring the Heat

Bring the Heat at Straight to Ale brewery-- a free celebration of all things spicy! We're printing t-shirts on site with this awesome skull design we created for Fire & Spice Food Truck. There's a "Guess the Hot Sauce" competition, kids' jalepeno relay race, homemade salsa competition, and spicy beers on tap; live music in the evening, along with Fire & Spice Food Truck's Sicario Heat Challenge--can you take the heat?

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