Arion Press

1802 Hays Street, The Presidio
San Francisco, CA 94129

United States

415-668-2542; arionpressarionpress.com

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Web site: http://www.arionpress.com

Events: http://www.arionpress.com/events.htm (updated February 2009)

Description: The Presidio is home to Arion Press, the nation’s largest fine printing establishment. It publishes deluxe, limited-edition books, many of them printed by letterpress and illustrated by prominent artists.

Arion Press is open to the public for gallery exhibitions, evening talks and readings by noted scholars and artists, and tours of the historic printing and production facility of Arion Press and M&H Type.

In particular, Arion Press offers a weekly tour of its living museum of printing each Thursday at 3 pm. Tours are available by reservation, at a cost of $7 per person. The tour features a gallery display of artist books and prints, and the historic production facilities, including the typefoundry, pressroom and composing room, and bookbindery.

Added by: lampbane.  Contacted: Not contacted.  Venue ID: 22319


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