• 2017 MCBA Prize

    2017 MCBA Prize

    MCBA is proud to announce the winner of the 2017 MCBA Prize, "The Book of Disquiet" by London-based book artist Tim Hopkins!
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  • Work with us!

    Work with us!

    We are currently accepting applications for a part-time Technical Facilities Coordinator to provide maintenance support of our facility. Deadline Nov. 3!
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  • Parts of a Whole 4

    Parts of a Whole 4

    MCBA is proud to present Parts of a Whole 4, an exhibition of new work by over 70 members of our artist community! On view now!
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  • The Shop at MCBA

    The Shop at MCBA

    The Shop at MCBA offers you a broad selection of wonderful artwork, gifts and art supplies! Stop by soon and see it in person!
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  • New Patterns / Breaking Patterns

    New Patterns / Breaking Patterns

    On view now! This two person exhibit explores various forms of gender identity through dimensional paintings and handmade paper from clothing.
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  • View our Youth & Family Classes

    View our Youth & Family Classes

    MCBA offers workshops for families with children as young as two!
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  • Explore our Adult Classes!

    Explore our Adult Classes!

    Explore paper marbling and create your own beautiful decorative papers. There are many different classes to choose from!
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Art empowers. Art amplifies. Art connects. At Minnesota Center for Book Arts, we celebrate the book as a vibrant contemporary art form that takes many shapes. Through paper, ink, and thread, we tell our stories together.

Whether you are visiting us for the first time or are a master artisan, this is your space. All are welcome.

 

Calendar frontpage

Calendar frontpage

Stay on top of MCBA’s upcoming classes and events with our online calendar!

Work with us!

Work with us!

Work with us! We are currently accepting applications for a part-time Technical Facilities Coordinator to provide maintenance support of our facility. Deadline Nov. 3!

MCBA Shop frontpage

MCBA Shop frontpage

From cards and journals to handmade artists’ books and fine print editions, The Shop at MCBA offers one of the most unique shopping experiences around, seven days a week.