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Sunday, September 12 (5:00 PM) – UNAPOLOGETIC Residency Wrap-up Presentation

The artists will present and discuss their weeklong work at the Center as well as some of their previous collaborations. There is no fee for this presentation, but registration is …

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September 12, 2021 | 5PM – 6PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Virginia Center for the Book: Annual Wayzgoose Celebration – Sunday, August 8, 2021

A Gathering for Members & Friends of the VCB Book Arts Program What’s a wayzgoose?A print shop holiday! Back in the day (17thc. England), master printers gave a feast or other “entertainment” for their …

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August 8, 2021 | 1PM – 6PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Book Arts Workshop: Sewn Board Binding with Jane Freeman

Sewn Board Binding is an elegant and contemporary method of binding a book that features a flexible cover, unattached spine, and completely flat book opening.  Constructed with little adhesive and …

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August 29, 2021 | 10AM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Book Arts Workshop: Squash Blossom Box with Ginna Cullen

During this one-day class, participants will learn how to make a Squash Blossom Box.  The box has 5 sides plus a lid and is a great way to use smaller …

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September 18, 2021 | 10AM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Letterpress Core Skills: Fall Session 2021

Four Classes on Two Consecutive Weekends November 13 & 14 and 20 & 21 (10 AM – 4 PM) UVa Education Benefit Eligible** Participants of all skill levels welcome* This …

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November 13, 2021 | 10AM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Bookbinding Core Skills: Fall Session 2021

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.

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October 16, 2021 | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center
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Resources for Educators

Whether you’re a classroom teacher, librarian, parent, or someone who wants to share a love of reading with the young people in your life, we invite you to check out …

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Book Arts receives Jefferson Trust Flash Grant

We are honored to have received a Jefferson Trust flash grants to support Book Arts at the Virginia Center for the Book. The Jefferson Trust makes grants to innovative ideas …

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Josef Beery Introduces the Franklin Press at UVA Special Collections

A Book Arts’ Online Presentation For three-and-a-half centuries everything printed in the West was produced on a simple press of a common design. The University of Virginia has a full-size …

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