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Wayzgoose | Walking Tour


Saturday August 25, 2018: 11:00am to 5:00pm


All Around Ann Arbor!

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As part of the 2018 Ann Arbor Wayzgoose and Printing Festival, get out and explore the town with the self-guided Wayzgoose Walking Tour. Select locations around the city are featuring special exhibits and activities for August 25th only.  

Ann Arbor District Library

Downtown Library

343 S. Fifth Ave.

The Downtown Library is the place to be at the 2018 Ann Arbor Wayzgoose & Printing Festival from 11 am to 5 pm. Visit the vendor area or stop in for a talk, demo, or workshop.


Ann Arbor Art Center

117 W. Liberty Rd.

Stop in to see two popup exhibits featuring classic, wood type-style posters from Tribune Showprint, as well as prints from Starshaped Press using lead ornaments to create intricate designs.  



410 N. 4th Ave. 

Visit Hollander's book arts studio, featuring a large collection of historic printing presses.  You’ll get a chance to print a special Wayzgoose bookmark. 


Special Collections Research Center

University of Michigan Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library (South)

913 S. University Ave.

You'll get the chance to view some special materials just for Wayzgoose attendees!  These include examples from Kelmscott Press and Doves Press, contemporary artists’ books, broadsides, and ephemera from the Alternative Press. Don’t forget to check out their nineteenth century Hopkinson & Cope Albion-style tabletop press.


University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)

525 S. State St.

Make sure you head down to the lower level display cases for a special Wayzgoose exhibit on printing and printing processes, featuring copper engravings, prints, etchings and lithographs.


William L. Clements Library

909 S. University Ave.

Amended Wayzgoose Hours 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

On display is a completely restored 1851 George Clymer Columbian Printing Press.  Library staff will be on hand to talk about the restoration process, as well as to highlight two exhibits:  The D. N. Diedrich Collection of Manuscript Americana, 17th–20th Century, and an exhibit titled Collecting the Clements Library on the library’s history of building its unique collection.


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