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Bookbinding for Teachers: Weekend Intensive
July 8, 2017 - July 9, 2017
July 8 and 9, Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm
Bookbinding for Teachers: Weekend Intensive, covering Part I: Basics and Part II: Exploration
This weekend intensive is designed for teachers of 7 – 12 year olds, with methods and techniques that may be modified to accommodate other age groups. We will spend Saturday creating classroom-tested and kid-approved book structures that are quick, simple and mess-free. You will leave with a variety of book structures and ideas for including book arts in your classroom.
On Sunday, we will build on the methods learned on Saturday by creating pamphlet and accordion structures with greater complexity, as well as combination bindings. We will also make origami-folded books and explore basic pop-up techniques. You will leave with a variety of book structures and ideas for including book arts in your classroom. No previous art or bookbinding experience necessary.
Stephanie Krause is a teaching artist and museum educator. Since 1997, she has led bookmaking classes for children and teachers at libraries and educational facilities throughout the city. She also teaches family programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Morgan Library and Museum. Her work was exhibited as a Featured Artist Project at the Center for Book Arts in 1995.
Tuition: $325 members / $350 non-members. Become a member.