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Join us for a reception to celebrate the opening of our Summer 2019 Exhibitions: Poetry is Not a Luxury Catalina De La Cruz – Featured Artist Project: The Reverse of Landscape Sanctuary: Artist Member Exhibition Thursday, July 18, 2019 Members' Reception: 5:45pm Public Reception: 6:30pm RSVP here Poetry is Not a Luxury considers how book arts have contributed to the recording of oppositional subjectivities in the U.S. The exhibition is titled after Audre Lorde’s 1977 essay on the intersections of…Find out more »
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, the Center for Book Arts will be opening its doors on June 25th at 6:30pm for a FREE poster printing session. Attendees will use the Center's plethora of fonts and ink colors to print their message of solidarity, resistance and resilience, as New Yorkers gear up for the NYC Pride March on June 30th. We are partnering with two LGBTQ+ organizations which will help us select messages to print. The…Find out more »
Please join us for a delightful evening with CBA's 2018 Workspace Artists-in-Residence. Artist Shelly Bahl will talk about her recent project International Woman of Mystery II: Amru Sani; Milcah Bassel discuss her work as well as the process leading up to her producing Governing Vessels, her recent artist's book; Charlotte Becket will share her beautifully engineered Force Field Book Series; Alix Pentecost Farren will explain the process of making her roundel The Inclining Dial; and Bundith Phunsombatlert will present about…Find out more »
2019 Benefit & Art Auction 2019 ANNUAL BENEFIT Thursday, April 4, 2018Center for Book Arts 28 W 27th Street, New York, NY 10001 Thank you for making CBA great! You can still make a fully tax deductible donation to the Center's equipment fund through the links at the bottom of this page. Your support is crucial to the Center's success. /**/ /**/ Honoring Angela Lorenz Angela Lorenz is an American artist who has been living in Bologna, Italy since 1989, where she…Find out more »
Opening: 2019 Winter Exhibitions
Friday, October 5, 2018, 6-8 pm
Join us for a reception to celebrate the opening of our Winter 2019 Exhibitions:
Politics of Place
Maria Veronica San Martin - Featured Artist Project: Dignidad.
New Book Art: Scholar Residents of 2018
Join us for our Annual Meeting! Catch up on our updates and successes and hear our vision for 2019. Hear news from this past year from representatives of the Board of Directors as well as Corina Reynolds, our Interim Executive Director. Immediately after the business meeting, we will hold a reception with light refreshments to merrily celebrate The Center and the season. You won't want to miss it!Find out more »
Join us for a reception to celebrate the opening of our Fall 2018 Exhibitions:
Inside/Out: Family, Memory, Loss, Displacement, Catastrophe
Monica Ong - Featured Artist Project: Celestial Bodies
Sally Alatalo - 2018 Master Faculty Fellow: Cultivating Book and Land
Join us for a reception to celebrate the opening of our Summer 2018 Exhibitions:
Look, Look, Look...A Playful Book
Opulence: Not Everything that Glitters is Gold
Join us Friday June 22, 5-8 pm for our Summer Open House!
This event is free and will feature artist demos, tours of our space, a preview of our Summer schedule and more.
Join to make your own prints and books and enjoy a few snacks!Find out more »