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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:
Stop in for our big New Year’s sale! All Christmas and holiday merchandise is 50% off!
Welcome to our new Shop! The Shop at MCBA has relocated to just inside the entrance of Open Book, and our new larger space offers you an even broader selection of wonderful artwork, gifts and art supplies.
Browse the region’s largest selection of unique artist’s books, prints, broadsides, boxes and journals hand-crafted by local, national and international artists. And right now, enjoy huge discounts on our enormous variety of holiday cards, decorative paper and accessories!
Give an experience — treat someone to a class this year! Or give a gift membership, the gift that keeps on giving with 10% discounts all year long. The Shop at MCBA is open seven days a week for your convenience.
InsideOUT: Contemporary Bindings of Private Press Books
Greg Campbell Fine Binding
Plainly Spoken: Guild of Book Workers Midwest Chapter
MCBA kicks off its yearlong 30th Anniversary celebration with three concurrent exhibitions that celebrate the art of book binding, featuring nearly a hundred unique works of contemporary fine binding by over 70 artists from the U.S., Canada and Europe.
Friday, February 6
Reception and gallery talk with featured artists Karen Hanmer and Jana Pullman
For more information, visit our Current Exhibitions page.