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Join our Feature Artist Project (FAP) artist, Chantal Zakari , for an in-depth discussion about Her exhibition, Chantal Zakari: Narratives of Conflict (in Collaboration with Mike Mandel).Find out more »
Panel 2: PAPER AS SOCIAL PRACTICE, ENGAGEMENT, AND INTERVENTION, will treat paper itself as an active maker of community development, social engagement, and activism. The panel will suggest the complex ways in which paper can unite and build communities or create cultural identity, and how that identity shows continuity or elicits calls for change.Find out more »
Join our Feature Artist Project (FAP) artists Beth Sheehan, Shana Agid and Wayne Kleppe, for an in-depth discussion about their exhibition.Find out more »
March 8, Wednesday Evening, 6:30-9 pm
Wednesday Night Revolution Posters and Prints
Join us at the Center for Book Arts Wednesday evenings to print and prepare your message of resistance. Learn the basics of letterpress with wood type. This is an ongoing class with no prerequisites and no commitment. Come enjoy the freedom of the press. All politics and agendas welcome!
This evening event is $25 and all are welcome. Bring paper and we'll provide the press, type and ink.Find out more »
Panel 1: PAPER AS VEHICLE FOR HISTORY AND MEMORY, will focus on the impact of paper on the daily lives of people, both in western and non-western regions, creating historical relevancy. Panelists include: Alexandra Soteriou, John Bidwell, and Lisa Gitelman.Find out more »
Join us Friday February 17th, 5-8 pm for our Winter and Spring Open House!
This event is free and will feature artist demos, tours of our newly renovated space, a preview of our Winter and Spring schedule and more.
Join to make your own prints and books and enjoy a few snacks!Find out more »
Join us for a reception to celebrate the opening of our Winter 2017 Exhibitions:
Pulp as Portal: Socially Engaged Hand Papermaking
Chantal Zakari: Narratives of Conflict (in Collaboration with Mike Mandel)
2015-2016 Scholars for Advanced Study in Book Arts
The Center will be closing to the public from December 15, 2016 - February 1, 2017 so that we can completely renovate our gallery, collections study/storage room, and entrance of the Center.We are grateful to the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature for their leadership support of this renovation, as well as the Thompson Family Foundation, Hyde & Watson Foundation, the Board of Directors and…Find out more »
The Annual Meeting of the members of the Center for Book Arts will be held on Wednesday, December 14, at 7pm. All Center members in good standing are welcome to attend. Representatives of the Board of Directors will report on the state of the Center since last year's annual meeting. A reception will follow, and attendees will have the opportunity to speak informally with attending members of the Board.
RSVP to RSVP@centerforbookarts.org or call the Center at 212-481-0295.Find out more »
With Adam Falkner and Evie Shockley. The Center’s Broadside Reading Series produces 12 limited-edition letterpress-printed broadsides each year, featuring the poetry of New York-based writers of diverse backgrounds. Our Fall 2016 series is organized by Guest Curator Mahogany Browne, Brooklyn-based writer, educator, activist, mentor, and curator. Adam Falkner is a writer, performer and educational consultant. He is a doctoral student in English Education at Columbia University's Teachers College and the Founder and Executive Director of the Dialogue Arts Project, an organization dedicated to using creative writing…Find out more »