The Philadelphia Print Shop



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27-29 September 2007
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

[ Overview | Conference Schedule | Registration | Area Accommodations and Attractions | Dining and Parking Recommendations ]
[ Participating Institutions | About the Philadelphia Print Shop ]


We are pleased to announce the upcoming North American Print Conference (NAPC), to be held 27-29 September, 2007, in Philadelphia. Focusing on historical prints and maps of and from Philadelphia, the conference and resultant publication will be titled Impressions of Philadelphia, 1683-1960. We invite scholars and collectors from many backgrounds to make plans to come and hear fifteen talks related to Philadelphia's rich history of printmaking and mapmaking presented in some of Philadelphia's premier historical and cultural institutions. We look forward to welcoming you to Philadelphia in September 2007!


Conference Schedule

[ Thursday 27 September | Friday 28 September | Saturday 29 September ]

Thursday 27 September:

9.00 - 12.00 Morning session at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 219 South Sixth Street
2.00 - 4.30 Afternoon session at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 219 South Sixth Street

Friday 28 September:

9.00-12.00 Morning session at The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 2.00 - 5.00 Afternoon session at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street. 5:30 - Reception at the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1314 Locust Street.

Saturday 29 September:

Morning: tour of Philadelphia's historic Germantown neighborhood **Limited space now full**

2.00-5.00 Afternoon session at the Woodmere Art Museum. 9201 Germantown Avenue

5:30 Reception at the Philadelphia Print Shop, 8441 Germantown Avenue

7:00 Optional dinner at Roller's Flying Fish, 8142 Germantown Avenue


Conference Registration

:: Registration for the conference is $90 between June 1 and August 15 ::

After August 15, registration will go up to $125. Single-day registration is available for $40. Registration fees may be paid by credit card or by check payable to The Philadelphia Print Shop, Ltd.

Included in conference registration is admission to fifteen talks hosted in five sessions at some of Philadelphia's premier historic libraries and archives. Also included is a guided bus tour of Philadelphia's historic Germantown neighborhood, home to the first German settlement in the New World, the nation's earliest "urban village," the site of the first written protest against slavery, the setting for the Battle of Germantown, the nation's first commuter suburb served by one of the nation's first railroads, and then the "town within a city" served by the longest streetcar line in the nation.

To receive registration materials by postal mail, by fax, or electronically, please contact Kelli Lucas at [] or 215.242.4750.


Area Accommodations and Attractions

For information on hotels near the conference venues, click here.
Our staff has made up a short list of restaurants near conference venues. Click here to view the list.
To find out more about restaurants and other attractions in and around Center City Philadelphia, click here.


Participating Institutions

We are able to present this conference because of the wonderful print and map community in and around Philadelphia. Please join us in thanking these participating institutions!


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PPS Logo The Philadelphia Print Shop, Ltd.
8441 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118 USA
(215) 242-4750 [Phone]
(215) 242-6977 [Fax]

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