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Historic Skills Class – Family Class Printing with Teens

Event Details

February 28, 2021 1:00 PM
Location: Living History Farms
1121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, Iowa 50322
Contact Name: Amy Day
Email: Pr@lhf.org
Phone: 515-278-5286
Website: https://www.lhf.org/events-and-programs/historic-skills-classes/

Event Description

Get up close and hands-on with the big printing machinery in the 1876 Advocate Newspaper Print Shop at Living History Farms!  Choose from several historic designs and then print a set of note cards. Projects will be created using historic moveable type and printed on 19th century hand-powered proof and jobbing presses.

  • Sunday, February 28, 2021, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Print Shop (Check-in at the Visitor Center)
  • Number of Participants: Minimum 4, Maximum 6; Ages 12 and up, must have an accompanying adult 18 or older
  • Fee $25.00 per person,  members receive 15% discount
  • Dress for an inky, artistic environment, and prepare to get your hands dirty!