This is book art.

A respected and dedicated champion of the field, Minnesota Center for Book Arts is the largest and most comprehensive center of its kind. We celebrate the book as a vibrant contemporary art form that takes many shapes. Our mission is clear: to lead the advancement of the book as an evolving art form.

We invite you to experience all that MCBA has to offer.

Explore our artist programs, education offerings, and community programming through the menus above.

Current and upcoming events at MCBA:

 

2017 Book Art Biennal front page

2017 Book Art Biennal front page

Join us for workshops, lectures, and exhibitions that amplify individual and collective voice through book arts.

MCBA Prize Gala frontpage

MCBA Prize Gala frontpage

Toast the best new artists’ books in the world at the MCBA Prize Gala on Saturday, July 22. Tickets are on sale now!

Open Book Takeover frontpage

Open Book Takeover frontpage

Learn more about MCBA’s printer-in-residence, Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr., the building-wide takeover, and ways YOU can participate!