Open House on March 26, 2011

Posted by on Mar 1, 2011 | No Comments

The Type Foundry will hold an open house from 3:00-7:00pm on Saturday, March 26, 2011, at our new space at 8900 NE Vancouver Way, Portland, Oregon.

Foundry receives IBM Community Grant

Posted by on Nov 14, 2010 | No Comments

I hope you all are enjoying the photographs of our progress unpacking the type foundry equipment and building out our museum space. Our efforts got another boost this week with the award of a $500 IBM Community Grant. This award will help us create a museum quality display of working foundry equipment. Thanks, IBM!

A new home

Posted by on Jul 9, 2010 | No Comments

At long last, CCSTF is happy to announce that we have leased a space for our working museum. In August, we’ll be moving the type foundry equipment from storage and begin building out the foundry. The museum will find its new home in the industrial district in northeast Portland — in a great building owned […]

Welcome to the C.C. Stern Type Foundry

Posted by on Nov 5, 2009 | No Comments

The C.C. Stern Type Foundry is a working museum of metal type and casting equipment, dedicated to preserving the heritage of America’s typecasting industry, educating people in the history of metal type and typography, and inspiring graphic artists and printers to pursue new directions using traditional metal type practices. We’ve gotten our 501(c)(3) designation and with […]