Join Josef Beery and Richard Cappuccio as they attempt to reprint the Declaration of Independence on the same type of press on which it was originally printed. We will make our endeavor on Wednesday, June 28 in the South Gallery of the Harrison/Small Library at UVA.
This four-hour standalone session follows our previous day’s instructed workshop. The workshop provides an opportunity for those with previous experience in Western Acrylic Paper Marbling to practice the craft.
This instructed one-day standalone marbling workshop will guide participants through the process of marbling successively more intricate patterns, as well as time to experiment with their own unique designs. By the end of this class, those who wish to pursue their skills will have the experience and knowledge to do so.
Coptic binding is the oldest form of a book (a “codex”) in Western culture. In its modern form, it has a hardcover and an open spine that reveals decorative binding stitching. At the end of this intermediate course, participants will take home a full-size Coptic-bound book.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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, …
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.
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: Rendering Invisibility, Hypervisibility, Devaluation, and Triumph A lecture by Book Arts Member Veronica Jackson Tuesday, March 21 @ 6:30pm