introducing…

Cellar Press

A Letterpress + Printmaking Studio
at The Grand Center for Arts & Culture

The Cellar Press is a complete letterpress and printmaking studio located in the basement of The Grand Center for Arts & Culture. Thanks to several generous donations, the studio is equipped with:

  • 1938 Press, donated by Tom Hagen

  • Tabletop Press

  • Several cases of Type

and much more.

The Cellar Press would not have been possible without the monetary, equipment, and service donations, as well as the volunteers who spent countless hours making the studio a reality. Andy and Zach Kahmann of A-Z Letterpress in Montevideo, MN have played an integral role and dedicated many of their weekends setting up the equipment, offering advice and guidance, and educating our staff on all things printmaking.

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Cellar Press Open House

May 4, 2019: 10pm-4pm

Please join us for an Open House & Dedication on Saturday, May 4, we will have several events and activities to celebrate this exciting new program at The Grand.  

  • Building tours

  • Printing press equipment demonstrations

  • Block carving demonstrations by artists

  • Souvenir card printing while you watch

  • Sign up for an art class

Refreshments will be served all day, with a special Dedication Ceremony to be held at 1pm. A formal invitation will be sent, so watch your mailbox in the coming weeks!