letterpress call for entries



The 918 Letterpress Ephemera Show will be open from Oct 18th through Nov 29th, 2013 at the Samford University Art Gallery in Birmingham, AL, USA.

Ephemera is defined as any transitory written or printed matter not meant to be retained or preserved. Examples of letterpress printed ephemera include: posters, greeting cards, pamphlets, postcards, tickets and zines.


If you live in the area please consider attending the reception on Oct 18. An exhibition catalog will be available after the show.

If you are interested in showing this exhibition in your gallery or museum please email us.


The name of this show is based on the fact that letterpress wood and metal type is made .918 inches tall. If you know other letterpress enthusiasts please share information about this show with them.