Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Mon - Fri:  12noon – 10pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 10pm


About Hours: If there is no one around by 9pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 9pm. There should be no problem getting in, as the front door is equipped with a buzzer system for post-business hours.

1001 SE Division St
Portland, Oregon
97202 USA

(503) 827-0249  |  info@iprc.org

Intro to Letterpress

Cost: $55 members only.
Learn to set movable lead type and print on a table-top handpress in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historical process. Leave class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Come to class with small quotes or ideas for words to print. Successful completion of this class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing!
Instructor: Katy Meegan

Cost: $55 members only.
Sat Jan 31, 11am-5pm

Beginning Indesign

Put down the scissors and glue sticks and learn to use Adobe InDesign, a page layout and print software program that will allow you to create and deliver printed materials that are both attractive and affective.

Instructor: Mette Hourning Rankin

Location: IPRC
Cost: $25/$40.

Advanced Gocco

Students work in two groups on the ‘project of the hour”, Hour one-eliminating dropouts and blotchiness in your prints; hour two-multi-color registration, print on larger formats; hour three-open screen printing; hour four print with your food (and eat it too)!

Instructor: Shu Ju Wang

Location: IPRC
Cost: $40/$60.

Zine Reading & Open Mic

Share your writing with the masses! Featured reader, Carrot Quinn, author of ‘Dirt & Cheese’ will read from her latest collection. Then the open mic will open up for fellow vociferous zinesters!
Location: IPRC
Cost: Free.

Intro to Letterpress

Location: at IPRC
Cost: $55 members only.
Learn to set movable lead type and print on a table-top handpress in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historical process. Leave class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Come to class with small quotes or ideas for words to print. Successful completion of this class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing!
Instructor: Katy Meegan

Print Gocco Basics

Location: IPRC

Cost: $20/$30. Materials Fee $8.

The Print Gocco is a small, easy-to-use, self-contained printing machine. Using this simple screenprinting method, you can produce prints on paper or fabric. The workshop covers original preparation, screen exposure and printing. You can make multiple amazing and professional-looking postcards and more! Once trained you can use the IPRC’s Print Goccos anytime.

Instructor: Gretchin Lair

Starting a Creative Business

Cost: $20 Members/$30 nonmembers
If you’re thinking about starting a creative business and want to make sure you start off on the right foot, this class is for you. If you read a business book, everything seems equally important & overwhelming, but we’ll help you learn what you really need to get started in the first year — and what you can postpone.
Instructor: Gretchin Lair