• 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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  • MCBA/Jerome Foundation Book Arts Mentorship Series VI

    MCBA/Jerome Foundation Book Arts Mentorship Series VI

    Celebrate the culmination of the sixth series of MCBA/Jerome Foundation Book Arts Mentorships and experience the exciting new work of this year’s recipients! 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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  • Join Us!

    Join Us!

    Our Spring intern application deadline is December 15! Apply today!
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  • The Limited Editions Club

    The Limited Editions Club

    MCBA is proud to present The Limited Editions Club: Art from the Collection of James & Marilynn Alcott. Founded in 1929, The Limited Editions Club’s mission was to produce beautiful, illustrated editions of classic pieces of literature. On view now!
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  • 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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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.

 

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

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At MCBA, we celebrate creativity, community, and inclusion. Make a donation today and support creative opportunities and inspiration for everyone. Thank you!

 

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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.