Letterpress Printing Demonstration

This coming Saturday, May 14th, we’ll be demonstrating small press (letterpress) printing at the JMRL’s Central Library as a participant in the library’s How-To Festival. Join Book Arts members Josef Beery, Lana Lambert, and Erin O’Donnell, in …

May 14, 2022 | 11AM – 12:30PM | JMRL Central Library, Charlottesville

What Makes a Fact True

Virginia columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning Richmond Times-Dispatch journalist Michael Paul Williams will join Pulitzer-nominated journalist Chip Jones (Author of 2022 VCU Common Book–The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the …

May 17, 2022 | 6:30PM – 8PM | Richmond & Virtual

Three Ways to Make Bookcloth

We will take different cloth materials and thru three different processes make them suitable to use as book cloth for bookbinding and box making.Demonstrations will be presented and then participants …

August 20, 2022 | 11:45AM – 3PM | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville, Virginia

Paste Paper & Stiff-leaf Binding

Paste papers are fun and decorative art papers used for a variety of paper crafts. Stiff leaf binding is a rigid no-sew method in which folded sheets of paper are glued back-to-back to form a satisfyingly solid little book.

August 4–5, 2022 | 10AM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville

Bookbinding Core Skills: 2022 Summer Session

This four-part Bookbinding Core Series prepares participants to undertake a wide range of projects and additional classes in intermediate and advanced bookbinding techniques and book structures.

July 14–17, 2022 | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville

2022 Annual Book Arts Meeting & Potluck at the Virginia Center for the Book

2020 Book Arts Annual MeetingDate: Sunday, April 10, 2022Time: 3:00 PM Business Meeting – 4:00 PM PotluckLocation: Virginia Center for the Book We’re looking forward to seeing everyone on Sunday, …

April 10, 2022 | 3PM

Book Arts Demo Day: Multicolor Printmaking

In anticipation of our Saints Alive members’ project, we will be demonstrating a number of approaches for making multicolored prints. As these methods of adding color to your prints are …

April 3, 2022 | 1PM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville, Virginia

Riccio Residency Artist’s Talk with Nicole Delgado on Saturday, March 26 (4:00 PM) at Virginia Humanities

Join book artist and poet Nicole Delgado for a presentation and discussion with Center for the Book members and friends. The program will consist of: A presentation of the Artist’s …

March 26, 2022 | 4PM – 5:30PM | Virginia Humanities, 946 Grady Avenue, Charlottesville VA

Bilingual Poetry Reading with Nicole Delgado

Join Nicole Delgado for a bilingual poetry reading of her selected works on Thursday, March 24 (5:30 PM) at UVA’s Clark Hall 108. Nicole will be reading from the first …

March 24, 2022 | 5:30PM – 6:30PM | University of Virginia, Clark Hall - 108, Charlottesville