Annual Members’ Project Meeting: Rivanna Reconnaissance
Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 2:00 PM We’ve heard some really great ideas so far for our Annual 2023 Members Project, Rivanna Reconnaissance. We’ll be meeting at the Virginia Center for the Book at 2:00 PM Sunday afternoon on May 21st to discuss our concepts!
Introducing Book Art: Where Structure and Content Converge
Explore a range of simple folded and bound structures in this introductory book art workshop. We will consider the relationship between subject and form and experiment with visual and written content.
This Saturday!.. We’re Printing at JMRL’s How-To Festival
Our Book Arts team will demonstrate small press printing at this annual library event. We’re bringing over to the library a few of our more portable presses for this three-hour session.
2023 Annual Members Project Rivanna Reconnaissance
As a result of profound climate change, newly revealed archaeological and paleontological finds are surfacing along the banks of the Rivanna River. We are creating a scientific field journal cataloging these incidences in a fictional case study. Lost treasures unearthed, lost landscapes exposed, lost life forms revealed or revived, lost memories recovered – we are moved by these unexpected finds. Our fictional field journal will contain many examples of these newly uncovered discoveries.
2023 Festival of the Book: Demonstrating the Art & Craft of Bookmaking
In conjunction with the 2023 Festival of the Book, our Book Arts members offered public demonstrations at the Center for the Book and the Omni Hotel. On Friday, March 24, …
Book Arts Annual Meeting & 2023 Members’ Project Reveal
We’re looking forward to seeing everyone on Sunday, April 16, 2022, at 2:00 PM for our Annual Members’ Meeting. We invite our Book Arts members, friends, and all those curious about our center’s offerings to attend.
Bookbinding Core Skills: 2023 Intensive 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.
A Constellation of Blackness – A lecture by Veronica Jackson
A Constellation of Blackness: Rendering Invisibility, Hypervisibility, Devaluation, and Triumph A lecture by Book Arts Member Veronica Jackson Tuesday, March 21 @ 6:30pm
Block Night Images
Most Wednesday evenings folks interested in various aspects of printing and the book arts gather at the Center for an informal session of sharing their craft.Please see our Classes and …
Lauren Alleyne (SCHEV/James Madison University) lived the first part of her life in Trinidad and then moved to America at 18 and has been there since. Her poems explore what …
The Burden of Invisibility
Virginia Center for the Book member artist Veronica Jackson’s exhibit The Burden of Invisibility will be on display at the Morin Gallery at The Art Center in Orange from February 2-March 25.
Piping Up For Community
Bag pipes, DC’s Punk Archive Zine Library, and ceramic artwork.