Letterpress Printing Demonstration

This coming Saturday, May 14th, we’ll be demonstrating small press (letterpress) printing at the JMRL’s Central Library as a participant in the library’s How-To Festival. Join Book Arts members Josef Beery, Lana Lambert, and Erin O’Donnell, in …

May 14, 2022 | 11AM – 12:30PM | JMRL Central Library, Charlottesville

Three Ways to Make Bookcloth

We will take different cloth materials and thru three different processes make them suitable to use as book cloth for bookbinding and box making.Demonstrations will be presented and then participants …

August 20, 2022 | 11:45AM – 3PM | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville, Virginia

Two-day Book Arts Workshops: Paste Paper and Stiff-leaf Binding

Day One: Paste and Decorative Art Papers with Ginna CullenPaste papers are fun and decorative art papers used for a variety of paper crafts including bookbinding, gift wrapping, card making, …

August 4–5, 2022 | 10AM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville

Bookbinding Core Skills: 2022 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.

July 14–17, 2022 | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville

Two-Needle Coptic Bookbinding

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.

June 25, 2022 | 9:45AM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville

2022 Annual Book Arts Meeting & Potluck at the Virginia Center for the Book

2020 Book Arts Annual MeetingDate: Sunday, April 10, 2022Time: 3:00 PM Business Meeting – 4:00 PM PotluckLocation: Virginia Center for the Book We’re looking forward to seeing everyone on Sunday, …

April 10, 2022 | 3PM

Words + Arts = Comics with Georges Jeanty

Join the Buchanan County Public Library on May 4 for a dynamic, multimedia-infused discussion with celebrated artist Georges Jeanty. Jeanty is a New York Times bestselling comic book illustrator best …

May 4, 2022 | 2PM – 3PM | Buchanan County Public Library, Grundy

Book Arts Demo Day: Multicolor Printmaking

In anticipation of our Saints Alive members’ project, we will be demonstrating a number of approaches for making multicolored prints. As these methods of adding color to your prints are …

April 3, 2022 | 1PM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville, Virginia