The Maier Museum presents its 112th annual exhibition Back to Front: Artists’ Books by Women, curated by Martha Chiplis in collaboration with Martha Kjeseth Johnson and Book Arts Member Lyall Harris.
Held at the Maier Museum, the 32nd Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium is a day-long program inspired by the 112th Annual Exhibition – Back to Front: Artists’ Books by Women which presents the expansive concept of the book as art, in an array of formats and materials.
To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, we’ve compiled a list of titles—several newly released—by contemporary Latinx authors who continue to display literary excellence.
Be a part of our spirited annual event that supports our Book Arts Studio, our Virginia Festival of the Book, and other programs and events throughout the Commonwealth!
We’re going to gather again at the Virginia Center for the Book to check out physical prototypes for those who still need to get one in, hear about progress for those already in production with printing their signatures, and help troubleshoot getting our signatures printed.
Rivanna Reconnaissance: 2023 Member’s Project Work Day Friday, September 15, 2023, (5:30 PM to 7:30 PM)
A Constellation of Blackness: Rendering Invisibility, Hypervisibility, Devaluation, and Triumph An Artist’s Talk with Veronica Jackson 6:00 PM, Friday, October 13, 2023, at the Virginia Center for the Book
Join us at 1:00 PM on Sunday afternoon, September 24, 2023, for an Artist’s Talk featuring Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. Amos will explore his experiences while printing with communities in Charlottesville and Richmond and reflect upon the impact he witnessed during those visits.
Two Standalone Workshops on Saturdays – November 04, and November 18, 2023 Join book artist Josef Beery for a fun session of printing on a BookBeetle Press and hand binding with paste and scissors to create a unique artists’ book of beasts—an Alphabestiary!
From August 4 to 24, New City Arts presents shade is a place: relief is my form, an installation by member artist MaKshya Tolbert.
Interested in constructing a beautiful slipcase to “house” a favorite book or set of books? Participants in this class will build one slipcase in class and learn to adapt the basic model to accommodate different sizes of books.