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The Tiny Type Museum and Time Capsule

A project in Seattle, WA by Glenn Fleishman

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A tiny museum of authentic type and printing artifacts from letterpress to the present: a prized possession and a teaching tool.
Backers: 391
Average Pledge Per Backer: $190

Funded: $74,327 of $50,000
Dates: Jan 29th -> Mar 1st (31 days)
Project By: Glenn Fleishman
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Latest News

We’re making museums! (And a stretch goal still on the horizon)

February 27th - via:
Thank you so much for getting us over the top! I’m so excited to start pulling levers and accessioning materials, and my collaborator Anna Robinson is eager to get going on the next prototype as we move towards production this summer of the museum... (Read More)

Down to the Wire and Closing Fast

February 26th - via:
With the Kickstarter campaign ending on Friday morning Pacific, you can imagine how closely nubbed my fingernails are at the moment. I’m so excited to get this close to the target to write Six Centuries of Type & Printing, have hot metal flow... (Read More)

Printing Documentaries Added to the Tiny Museums and New Accessions

February 22nd - via:
As we hit the final stretch of this campaign, I continue to work on accessions to the museums. The latest? Two documentaries about type and printing that will be included on a USB flash drive! This helps the twin goals of the museum to educate and to... (Read More)

New Accessions for the Tiny Type Museum

February 14th - via:
While the campaign to fund the Tiny Type Museum & Time Capsule has been underway, I continue to contact people and institutions whose help I’ll need for “accessions” that will be part of each museum. I listed a number of items that will be... (Read More)

Five Museums That Inspired This Project

February 7th - via:
In 1989, at the tail end of a summer program in design I attended in Switzerland—the Brissago program, run by Yale—all we students went from the south to the north of the country, to Basel. It’s an odd city, with a preserved medieval core, but... (Read More)

Nearly a third of the way, and trying to find more potential museum curators

January 31st - via:
Thank you so much for your early support on this project! I realize the museum is a big ask, but it’s also unique and will be an incredible journey to make that I’ll be bringing you along on. Thanks to museum “curators” and all those patrons... (Read More)

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