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Halloween Origami & Letterpress Printing

Embrace spooky season and unleash your creativity at the South Street Seaport Museum’s Bowne & Co. Halloween-inspired workshop.

Drop by to learn how to craft origami bats and other folded-paper creatures, along with Halloween-themed paper chains. For an extra thrill, Bowne designers will guide you through crafting your own letterpress-printed broadside using a 19th-century printing press from the Seaport Museum’s working collection.

Pre-registration is encouraged.

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Saturday, October 14
12:00pm – 2:00pm

Bowne & Co.
211 Water Street


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Seaport Museum

The South Street Seaport Museum, located in the heart of the historic Seaport District, preserves and interprets the history of New York as a great port city. Founded in 1967, the Seaport Museum includes an extensive collection of works of art and artifacts, a maritime reference library, galleries, working 19th-century print shop, and a fleet of historic vessels that all work to tell the story of “Where New York Begins.”

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Bowne & Co.

The Seaport’s printing press history—in action. Interact with printers and designers using 19th and early 20th century printing presses for contemporary print jobs. Bowne & Co.—part of the South Street Seaport Museum—is New York’s oldest operating business under the same name since 1775. Today, Bowne & Co. Stationers offers small batch printing and hand-printed cards made on site.

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