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Visit our lithographic workshop!

Printing demonstrations & workshops

In our lithographic workshop, both beginners and advanced makers can get to work to produce their own beautiful lithographs.

Do you want to see with your own eyes how the stone printing technique  works? Our volunteers would love to give you a printing demonstration during your visit!

During one of our workshops, you can get to learn more about drawing on stone and the stoneprinting technique at a beginner’s level.

Did you know ... ?

You can see a real replica of Alois Senefelder’s first press in the Dutch Museum of Lithography .

Printing demonstrations

Would you like to know how this centuries-old printing technique exactly works ? During a printing demo in our lithographic workshop, you will learn more about stone printing.

Lithography is a graphic technique: a designer draws on a flat limestone and makes use of the repelling working between ink, water and grease. The literal meaning of litho (Greek) is stone. Lithography  is also called “stone printing” and it is a form of planographic printing.

Come and visit our museum workshop for a printing demo! Or would you rather get creative yourself ? Take a look in our event calender and apply for one of our workshops.

Express your creativity on stone

Get creative and apply for one of our workshops stone printing! You will  learn the basics of this centuries old craft at a beginner’s level.

Create your own design in our studio, enjoy a delightful lunch and print your own drawing on a traditional stone press witg the guidance of a professional.


Organising a company outing?

Special arrangements for groups and guided tours can be discussed (also outside of regular opening hours).

Please contact our office by phone: +31 (0)40 204 98 41 or e-mail:

Office hours: Tuesday to Friday, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Please contact our office by phone: +31 (0)40 204 98 41 or by e-mail:

Office hours: Tuesday to Friday, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Our facilities

Apart from printing demos and workshops  the museum studio is also used for creative projects.

The Dutch Museum  also regularly cooperates with Dutch and international artists:  stone printing is very much in demand for making graphics in small circulation.

Would you like to make use of the facilities in our lithographic workshop? Take a look at the facilities in our lithographic workshop and send us a quotation request (without engagement)!


Explore the world of stone printing at the Dutch Museum of Lithography! Plan your visit and book your tickets online.

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