TypeCon2019 takes place from August 28th to September 1st in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

This information is subject to change.

Additional details and events will be posted as they become available.

Wednesday, August 28th

Typographic Prints at the MIA

Curator Dennis Jon invites you to enjoy a rare opportunity to view a selection of typographic books, posters, and ephemera from the Prints & Drawings collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. A collection that span centuries, and continents, you’ll have the chance to view important works of typography history up-close and personal.

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (Tentative)

Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Print Study Room
2400 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Maximum Participants: 20

This event is free.

RSVP information to be announced.
 

Thursday, August 29th

A Tale of Two Cities: Part 1 — Minneapolis

Sponsored by Legacy of Letters

Paul Shaw

Join the entertaining Paul Shaw for one of two leisurely urban lettering walks through the Twin Cities area. The Thursday lettering walk will focus on downtown Minneapolis.

Paul Shaw has been conducting urban lettering walks since 2005 across the United States and in Canada. He does two walks per year in New York City for the Type Directors Club and has been leading walks for TypeCon for 14 years, including such cities as Atlanta, Boston, Buffalo, Denver, Los Angeles, Portland, and Seattle.

Can’t make this walk? There’s another one scheduled for Sunday.

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Maximum Participants: 20

Sign up information to be announced.
 

Thursday, August 2nd

Special Presentation: Juan Carlos Pagan

Presented by the Type Directors Club

Juan Carlos Pagan

An entertaining evening with New York-based designer, typographer, and creative director, Juan Carlos Pagan. Reception to follow.

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm (Tentative)

Grand Ballroom
Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403
 

Sunday, September 1st

St. Paul Lettering Walk with Paul Shaw

Sponsored by Legacy of Letters

Paul Shaw

Join the entertaining Paul Shaw for one of two leisurely walks through the Twin Cities area. The Sunday lettering walk will focus on downtown St. Paul.

Paul Shaw has been conducting urban lettering walks since 2005 across the United States and in Canada. He does two walks per year in New York City for the Type Directors Club and has been leading walks for TypeCon for 14 years, including such cities as Atlanta, Boston, Buffalo, Denver, Los Angeles, Portland, and Seattle.

Can’t make this walk? There’s another one scheduled for Thursday.

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Maximum Participants: 20

Sign up information to be announced. 

Sunday, September 1st

Type Crit

Our popular Type Crit is back, celebrating its eighteenth year of laying down the typographic smack. The masters of typographic analysis and elucidation John Downer, Jill Pichotta, and newcomer Hannes Famira will provide gentle, constructive criticism to designers who submit their individual type designs for review.

Interested in participating? The official Type Crit guidelines will be posted shortly.

A sign-up sheet will be available in the SOTA Marketplace starting the morning of Saturday, August 31st.

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403