Script? or Type? The Pleasures and Perils of Script Fonts: Russell Maret in conversation with Jill Gage


Thursday, December 1, 2022

5:00 PM to Central Time (US & Canada)


This program is free and open to all, and will be held virtually on Zoom. The registration period has closed for this event.

NOTE: You can also watch a live stream of the program, without registering in advance, on the Newberry Facebook page or YouTube channel.



Renowned printer and type designer Russell Maret will discuss the creation and use of script fonts, past and present, with Jill Gage, curator of the exhibition A Show of Hands: Handwriting in the Age of Print.



Russell Maret is a letter designer and letterpress printer working in New York City.

Jill Gage is the Newberry's Custodian of the John M. Wing Foundation on the History Printing.

This event is part of the programming inspired by the Newberry exhibition A Show of Hands: 500 Years of the Art and Technology of Handwriting, open through December 31, 2022.



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