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Letterform Archive extends popular exhibition

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Letterform Archive extends popular exhibition

Bauhaus Typography at 100, now closing June 26

Letterform Archive

SAN FRANCISCO, California, May 17, 2022 — Letterform Archive ( announces the extension of their first-ever public exhibition, Bauhaus Typography at 100, through June 26, 2022. The esteemed nonprofit opened a new, customdesigned gallery space in the Dogpatch Cultural District (2325 Third Street, Floor 4R) this past November.

In order to best serve its community and to make the exhibition more accessible, the Archive has extended regular gallery hours to include Sunday and has made every Thursday free to all. New extended hours are Thursday 1 – 8pm and Friday – Sunday 11am – 6pm (closed Monday – Wednesday).

Bauhaus Typography at 100, curated by Rob Saunders and Henry Cole Smith, features more than 150 pieces from the Archive’s permanent collection, including graphic design by Bauhaus artists such as László Moholy-Nagy, Herbert Bayer, Joost Schmidt, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, and Johannes Itten. The exhibit draws a throughline from the Bauhaus’s iconic style to the shape of typography today.

The hardcover exhibition catalog, Bauhaus Typography at 100, features 280 pages with high-fidelity images of objects from the exhibition and an introduction by Bauhaus design expert Ellen Lupton. It is available at the show as well as online and in bookstores.

To serve the Archive’s global community, Bauhaus Typography at 100 is also presented as a rich online exhibition designed by Jon Sueda and Chris Hamamoto.

Lectures, gallery tours, and other special events – both in-person and online – will accompany the exhibition through the end of its run.

Visitor Information

Admission: $10 for adults; $5 for students and seniors (65+); Archive members and children under 12 free. Free to all on Thursdays. Advanced tickets are available at, and walk-ins are welcome.

Regular Exhibition Hours: Thu, 1 – 8pm; Fri – Sun, 11am – 6pm; closed Mon – Wed.

About Letterform Archive

Based in San Francisco, Letterform Archive is a nonprofit center for inspiration, education, and community. It preserves important artifacts in the history of letterforms and graphic design, and strives to actively share them with the public.

Since it opened to visitors in 2015, the collection has quintupled in size through the generosity of donors, and now includes over 85,000 items related to the letter arts. Lovers of letters will again have hands-on access to the collection when its new reading room opens in summer 2022. The Archive serves a global community through social media, publications, and the Online Archive, and offers a full-year postgraduate certificate program in type design as well as public workshops in calligraphy, lettering, and typography. Additionally, the Archive curates local and international exhibitions, organizes lectures, and hosts salons to showcase

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