The Center for Book Arts is a dynamic space with active printing & binding studios and innovative contemporary art galleries located in the heart of Manhattan. Programs include thematically based group exhibitions to bookbinding, paper treatments, and letterpress courses. Founded in 1974, it is the first Center of its kind in the nation, and is/continues to be an institutional model.
Check out these videos below to learn more about the Center and the people who make it so great.
Each video was Directed by David Katzenstein, Produced by Richard Grosbard, and Edited by Joey Abreu
Come learn why the Center for Book Arts is such a unique and amazing space for artists, curators, poets and more!Watch Video
Take a quick tour with Education and Studio Manager Anne Muntges through the newly renovated space.Watch Video
Hear about what makes the classes at the Center some of the best around from instructors Roni Gross, Barbara Mauriello, and Rich O'Russa.Watch Video
Listen to former and current residents talk about what makes our Residency program so unique.Watch Video