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Mid-America Print Council Conference
McGregor Memorial Conference Center
Wayne State University
September 24-27, 2014

The James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, is pleased to host the 2014 Mid-America Print Council Conference from Sept. 24th through 27th. The conference will include workshops, demonstrations, panel discussions, keynote speakers, and exhibitions. In addition to activities on the campus of Wayne State University, area galleries, museums, letterpresses, colleges and universities, and other cultural venues, in and around Detroit, will host conference events. During the conference the international light installation program, DLECTRICITY 2, will take place throughout Midtown Detroit on the evenings of September 26th and 27th.

Pre-registration is now closed.  If you would like to attend the MAPC Conference, we will be accepting walk-in registrations on Wednesday, September 24th at the ticket booth in the Art Building at Wayne State University from 4:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  On Thursday and Friday registration will be in the McGregor Memorial Conference Center at Wayne State University from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Available On-Site Registration Rates (at conference registration desk)

4-Day:                    Professional - $250; Student - $150

On-Site Day Pass:    Professional - $75; Student - $50


Conference registration includes shuttle from the conference-designated hotels to the conference location and back, as well as to/from conference-planned events.

Additional conference events are available for an additional cost:

Print Exchange                                                $7 online or $10 at the registration desk

Bowling/Pizza Night – Sept. 24, 9pm-12am       Full

Conference T-Shirt                                          $10

Boxed Lunches                                               $15/each

Open Portfolio Table                                        FULL (Email to be put on waiting list)

RSVP for the Closing Celebration                      FREE (but you have to RSVP online)

(All registrations fees for PRINT CITY: Detroit 2014 are non-refundable) 

PLEASE NOTE: All registrants must have active MAPC memberships. Please update your membership at

The Mid-America Print Council (MAPC) is an educational organization whose goal is to promote awareness and appreciation of the art of making original prints, books, hand-made paper, and drawings. MAPC is a resource to educational and non-profit organizations, universities, and the public at large, providing for the exchange of technical and critical workshops; through the organization, display, and circulation of exhibitions of original prints, books, hand-made paper, and drawings; through newsletters, and journal articles; printmaking; and through research, study, and general enjoyment of the arts.