• Twin Cities Zine Fest

    Twin Cities Zine Fest

    Join us on Sept. 30 for an annual celebration of zines and self publishing in the Twin Cities and beyond!
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • An Evening of Fine Wine and Fine Books

    An Evening of Fine Wine and Fine Books

    Friday, October 13, 2017; 6pm to 9pm.

    Our 12th annual Evening of Fine Wine and Fine Books will be dedicated to fostering the collection of artist’s books.
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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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  • New Patterns / Breaking Patterns

    New Patterns / Breaking Patterns

    Opening reception: Sunday, Sept. 10, 2-4pm This two person exhibit explores various forms of gender identity through dimensional paintings and handmade paper from clothing.
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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.

 

Parts of a Whole 4 Frontpage

Parts of a Whole 4 Frontpage

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.

MCBA Prize Gala frontpage

MCBA Prize Gala frontpage

View the best new artists’ books in the world at the MCBA Prize Gala Website! Congratulations to all of this year’s participants!

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.