Wednesday, August 29, 2012
14:00 Guided tour Guided tour of Nymphenburger Porzellanmanufaktur (Nymphenburg porcelain manufactory).
Nördliches Schlossrondell 8, 80638 München:.
In Nymphenburg, porcelain objects and works of art are manufactured (100 % manually) realising the ideas and concepts of contemporary designers and artists who rank among the most creative minds world wide. Renowned designers like Konstantin Grcic, Hella Jongerius, Reed Kram and Clemens Weisshaar, fashion designers like Christian Lacroix, Vivienne Westwood und Gareth Pugh, and visual artists like Carsten Höller, Olaf Nicolai and Wim Delvoye intensively deal with the historical and cultural context of Nymphenburg. They demonstrate how outstanding artistic vision reverberates in porcelain of highest quality.
16:00 Guided tour Guided tour of the printing studios of Akademie der Bildenden Künste München (Academy of the Visual Arts),
Akademiestraße 2-4, 80799 München:.
The Academy opens its printing workshops to participants of the Lithography Days..
Guides: Michael Golf, Thomas Sebening and Gesa Puell.


Thursday, August 30, 2012
8:00 to 15:00 Guided tour Guided tour of the Solnhofen quarries (coach trip):.
The invention of lithography by Alois Senefelder in the 1790ies made limestone from Solnhofen a highly desired material. Still today, that particular limestone – best suited for lithography – is extracted there. A two-hour field trip in the quarries and in the municipal museum of Solnhofen offers the opportunity of on-site experience..

Departure: 8:00 in front of Künstlerhaus, 12.- € contribution tow. expenses
10:00 Guided Tour Guided tour of Mayer´sche Hofkunstanstalt, Glaskunst und Mosaik at München.
Seidlstraße 25, 80335 München:.

Visiting a company specialised on stained glass and mosaic does not actually have a printmaker’s background, however, the Hofkunstanstalt is an internationally leading producer of stained glass and mosaic – and hence, a very special highlight for any artist’s visit to Munich.
12: 00 Guided Tour Guided tour of the study hall of Graphische Sammlung
in Munich, Katharina-von-Bora-Straße 10, 80333 München:.

Together with the art cabinets in Berlin and Dresden, the Staatliche Graphische Sammlung Munich (Bavarian State Collection of the Graphic Arts) preserves Germany’s most important collection of drawings and prints; it ranks among the leading collections of graphic art worldwide..

Guides: Andreas Strobl, PhD, in colloquy with Klaus Bäumler, shows early lithographs of around 1800.
14:00 Guided tour Guided tour in the footsteps of Franz Xaver Hanfstaengl at Blanc Kunstverlag (art publishing house), .
Levelingstraße 8, 81673 München..

In 1833 Franz Xaver Hanfstaengl founded the Lithographische Anstalt (lithographic press) which is up to today successfully carried on by Kunstverlag Blanc. Thus, those rare and sought-for Hanfstaengel etchings and hand press copperplate-printings are accessible to an international public interested in art. Franz Duchatsch is a master of the "à la poupée" printing technique (method of inking intaglio prints). 12.- € contribution towards expenses.

16:30 Guided tour Guided tour of the printing center of Süddeutsche Zeitung
Zamdorfer Straße 40, 81677 München.

Located at München-Steinhausen, the Süddeutsche Verlag has established one of the most modern newspaper printing plants in Europe. Its heart is the offset rotary press situated in a hall of 185 metres length and 18 metres height. At this place, about 100,000 newspaper copies as well as third party publications etc. can be printed per hour!.


Friday, August 31, 2012  
8:00 to 15:00 Guided tour Guided tour of Farbmühle Kremer (color mill),
Hauptstraße 41, 88317 Aichstetten (coach trip):.

Vermillion, smalt, lead tin yellow, Veronese earth, lapis lazuli, bone black and madder lake – to name just a few of the rare pigments which are produced at that color mill. Restorers, visual artists, violin makers and other craftspeople are among the
international clientele of this firm..

Departure: 8:00 in front of Künstlerhaus, 12.- € contribution towards expenses..
10.00 Guided tour Guided tour of Firma Huber, Druckfarben (printing inks),.
Feldkirchener Straße 15, 85551 Kirchheim – Heimstetten:.

The hubergroup is an international holding group comprising of 40 companies, spread across the globe and is acknowledged as one of the leading printing ink manufacturers. It is a privately held company for over 240 years, with the founding family still in control,
Sönke Padberg guides through the production halls and demonstrates modern offset colour production in the laboratory..
14:00 Guided tour Guided tour through the department of graphic printing atDeutsches Museum (Museum of Technology);
Museumsinsel 1, 80538 München.

18:00 Guided tour Guided tour of the Steinkellerarchiv (stone cellar archives) and the printing office of Landesamt für Vermessung und Geoinformation, .
Alexandrastraße 4, 80538 München:

The Bavarian State Office for Surveying and Geographic Information with its archive of 26,634 lithographic limestones, is up to the present absolutely unique in its kind and dimensions and unexcelled worldwide. Since 1980, this cartographic stone library has been a protected national monument..