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The Masked Ball – Return of the Raucous Auction Live Event Nov. 4!

Friends, we are happy to celebrate an in-person return of our annual Raucous Auction–The Masked Ball–on November 4th at 5:30 PM! Our month-long, 25th anniversary-inspired exhibition will culminate in a live event, held in the Lemon Lounge of Virginia Humanities’ new HQ!

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November 4, 2021 | 5:30PM – 7PM | Virginia Humanities, 946 Grady Avenue Ste 100, Charlottesville, VA, 22903
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The 2021 Raucous Auction Now Online Oct.4 – Nov.4

Friends, please join us merrily–verily or virtually–for the 25th anniversary of the book arts in Virginia! Virginia Center for the Book is celebrating with a special Raucous Auction this year–the Masked Ball–a limited ticket event which you can attend on Thursday, November 4 from 5:30-7PM…or participate in a live online silent auction at any time during the month of October in the runup to the auction.

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October 4 – November 4, 2021 | Virginia Humanities, 946 Grady Avenue Ste 100, Charlottesville, VA, 22903
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This Sunday, September 5 (2-5 PM) – UNAPOLOGETIC Drop-in Session

Women and female-identifying individuals are invited to drop in at the Center and lend their voices to UNAPOLOGETIC in an activity that will take about 10 minutes.A selection of participant …

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September 5, 2021 | 2PM – 5PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Marbling Demonstration & Workshop with Maria Giannini

This presentation has been canceled! Due to evolving international COVID restrictions, Maria’s travel to the United States will not be possible at this time.We hope to reschedule Maria’s visit with us …

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October 10, 2021 | 2PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
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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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Pressing Pause: A Community Book Project During COVID-19

A Q&A with Virginia Humanities Grantee Studio Pause, an art and bookmaking studio located in the Gates of Ballston affordable housing community in Arlington.

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