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

Letterpress Core Skills: Summer Session 2022

This summer our multi-session, signature typesetting, and press usage class will feature broadsides and printed ephemera. Participants of all skill levels are welcome*UVa Education Benefit Eligible** REGISTER HERE Explore the art …

August 22–25, 2022 | 10AM – 4PM | Charlottesville
Columbia Pike Movie NightsEvent

Columbia Pike Movie Nights

The Columbia Pike Documentary Project has created a twelve-minute video highlighting the people and culture of Columbia Pike.  Consisting of powerful still photographs expertly collaged with the voices of our diverse …

August 26–27, 2022 | 8PM | Arlington

Stiff Leaf Binding with Jane Freeman

Stiff leaf binding is a rigid no-sew bookbinding method in which folded sheets of paper are glued back-to-back to form a satisfyingly solid little book. Think children’s board books!This binding …

August 28, 2022 | 10AM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Women’s Leadership in Democracies

Join us for a full day of learning and networking events honoring the life and legacy of Rosel Schewel, a champion of women’s rights, racial justice and civic activist, who …

September 10, 2022 | 8:15AM | Lynchburg

Walter Reed’s Birthday at the Birthplace

Join the Fairfield Foundation for the second annual Birthday at the Birthplace celebration including: House Tours Archaeology New Kids Signs Ribbon Cutting Exhibits Birthday Cake Walk 19th Century Reenactors & …

September 10, 2022 | 10AM – 2PM | Gloucester

Journal Memory Book Workshop w/Lana Lambert

Create your own custom photo album or memory book while also learning good bookbinding techniques to preserve and present your mementos.

September 17, 2022 | 10AM | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22903
Virginia's HistoryEvent

Who Controls the Past: The Virginia History and Textbook Commission

Join Encyclopedia Virginia editor Patti Miler in conversation with Adam Dean, PhD, John M. Turner Distinguished Chair in the Humanities and professor of History at the University of Lynchburg, and Ashley …

September 21, 2022 | 12PM – 1PM | Virtual

Richmond Folk Festival

The Virginia Folklife Program returns to the Richmond Folk Festival! On Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9, visit the Folklife Area to see demonstrations by apprentices from the 2019-2020 …

October 8–9, 2022 | Richmond Folk Festival, Brown's Island, Richmond, VA 23219