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Marbling Demonstration & Workshop with Maria Giannini

Join sixth-generation book artisan Maria Giannini at the Virginia Center for the Book. Marbling Demonstration & WorkshopSunday October 10, 2021 (2:00 – 5:00 PM)Virginia Center for the Book Maria Giannini …

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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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Artist’s Talk/Presentation with Maria Giannini

Join sixth-generation book artisan Maria Giannini at Virginia Humanities – Dairy Central Location. Artist’s Talk/PresentationTuesday, Oct 12, 2021 (5:30 PM)Virginia Humanities at Dairy Central946 Grady Ave. Ste. 100, Charlottesville Maria …

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October 12, 2021 | 5:30PM | Virginia Humanities at Dairy Central, Charlottesville
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UNAPOLOGETIC Residency Wrap-up Presentation – Sunday, September 12 (5:00 PM)

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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UNAPOLOGETIC Drop-in Session – Sunday, September 5 (2-5 PM)

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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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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Voice-Overs

A call went out from the Virginia Center for the Book in April of 2020, during the early horrors of COVID-19 and before a new tide of protest against racial …

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