Event Registration

Printed Holiday Notecards

Printed Holiday Notecards
Saturday, November 25, 12:30-4:00 pm
For families with children grades 1 and up

Embrace your holiday spirit by making your own cards this year! Each adult/child pair will create note cards with a festive image and letterpress greeting, while learning to use the Platen and Vandercook Presses. Students will design their own holiday images and choose text from a variety of messages. Each pair will print 40 cards. Single/additional participants will print 20 cards. Envelopes will be provided. These cards are sure to be holiday favorites!

Adult/Child pair: $50 ($45 members) + $10 supply fee
Additional participant (adult or child): $25 ($22.50) + $5 supply fee

Registration for this class is now closed.

Price: $22.50

Date: November 25, 2017

Available Spaces: 0

Open Studio 11/28

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, November 28; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

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Price: $15.00

Date: November 28, 2017

Preschool Holiday Session: Marbling Home Decorations

Preschool Holiday Session: Marbling Home Decorations
Thursday, November 30; 1:30–2:30pm

For families with children ages 3-5

Get a jump on literacy in interactive pre-school book arts classes with Ellen Ferrari. Children and adults work together to make paper, print patterns, shapes and letters and construct colorful books in a fun environment. Each class begins by reading a story and continues by investigating examples produced by working artists. Vocabulary, tools and processes will also be introduced. These workshops emphasize visual decision-making, improving manual dexterity and a love of books and can be repeated over and over again as projects change each session. Dress for mess.

Register for a single class or an entire four-class session at a reduced rate

All sessions:

Holiday Session: 4 Thursdays: November 2–30, 1:30–2:30pm

November 2 Book Ornaments/Ornament Books
November 9 Paste Paper Gift Wrap
November 16 Pressure Printing Greeting Cards
November 30 Marbling Home Decorations

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Price: $26.00

Date: November 30, 2017

Dirty Works: Paper Marbling

Dirty Works: Paper Marbling
with Suzanne Hughes
Friday, December 1; happy half-hour 5:30–6pm hosted by Indeed Brewing; class 6–8pm
Great for beginners

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Explore paper marbling – try your hand at “throwing” color and building patterns that you can use to decorate cards, journals or other papercrafts.

Join MCBA for Dirty Works, a series of casual classes, taking place on the first Friday of each month. Activities are designed for the bookishly curious and the creatively apprehensive; no experience needed.

$35 + $5 supply fee

Registration for this class is now closed.

Price: $35.00

Date: December 1, 2017

Dirty Works: Origami - Stars

Dirty Works: Origami - Stars
with Kathleen Sheridan
Friday, December 1; happy half-hour 5:30–6pm hosted by Indeed Brewing; class 6–8pm
Great for beginners

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Learn the basics of folding while making a variety of origami stars which can be used as ornaments or strung together to create a garland.

Join MCBA for Dirty Works, a series of casual classes, taking place on the first Friday of each month. Activities are designed for the bookishly curious and the creatively apprehensive; no experience needed.

$35 + $5 supply fee

Registration for this class is now closed.

Price: $35.00

Date: December 1, 2017

Available Spaces: 0

Books + Dinosaurs = BOOKOSAURS!

Books + Dinosaurs = BOOKOSAURS!
with Ellen Ferrari
Saturday, December 2, 10am–12 noon
For families with children ages 2 and up

For Bob Shea, it’s Dinosaur Versus the Library. For us, it’s a dinosaur-book-filled library! A TALL M-folded argentinosaurus. A BROAD pop-out triceratops. A FLYING flag pterodactyl. A big pop-up tyrannosaurus – WITH TEETH! And a DEEP tunnel habitat for all other prehistoric favorites.

Adult/Child pair: $32 ($29) + 6 supply fee
Additional participant (adult or child): $16 ($14.50) + $3 supply fee

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Price: $32.00

Date: December 2, 2017

Open Studio: Marbling 12/2

Open Studio: Marbling
Saturday, December 2; 10am-4pm
View the Open Studio descriptions for more details.

Fee covers use of 16"x20" tanks of carrageenan, alum, brushes, cups, and eyedroppers; supply your own paints and paper. Participants must register at least three days in advance.

$45 ($40 members)

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Price: $40.00

Date: December 2, 2017

Open Studio: Photogravure 12/2

Open Studio: Photogravure
Saturday, December 2; 10am-2pm
View the Open Studio descriptions for more details.

Attendance in Polymer Photogravure required or request approval by contacting Anna Bredeson (abredeson@mnbookarts.org)

$35 ($30 members)

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Price: $30.00

Date: December 2, 2017

Combo Class with the Loft: Making Books as Gifts: Found Stories

Writing and Book Arts Combo Class with MCBA and the Loft Literary Center: Making Books as Gifts: Found Stories
with Keren Gudeman and MCBA Staff
Saturday, December 2; 9am-noon
For children ages 9-11
$55.50 regular, 49.95 member, $38.85 low-income

Join the Loft and MCBA to create your own books and fill them with interesting design, text and images. The first half is spent creating a unique set of books. The second half of class is spent exploring words, found poetry and stories, writing and collaging. You'll create a variety of personalized books that can be given as gifts for the holidays.

For more information and to register, visit the Loft Literary Center's website.

Price: Free Event

Date: December 2, 2017

Introduction to Marbling (Section C)

Introduction to Marbling (Section C)
with Heather RJ Fletcher
Sunday, December 3; 10am-4pm

Experience the magic of marbling! Learn the basic process of marbling with acrylics, including recipes for the various components of the process. Make four basic patterns (stones, moire/waved, git-gel, and nonpareil), explore seasonal color palettes, and take home your own marbled papers ready to use for books, gifts or decoration.

Certificate: 6 hours, Category A

$95 ($85 members) + $25 supply fee
Certificate enrollees only: early registration rate $75, valid through 11/12/17

Registration for this class is now closed.

Price: $75.00

Date: December 3, 2017

Available Spaces: 0

Open Studio 12/5

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, December 5; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

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Price: $15.00

Date: December 5, 2017

Origami: Bascetta Star

Origami: Bascetta Star
with Kathleen Sheridan
Thursday, December 7; 6-9pm
All skill levels welcome

Learn this exquisite origami technique created by Italian origami master Paulo Bascetta. Make modular origami pieces, then assemble them (without glue!) to make a beautiful model. This star makes a beautiful tree topper, ornament, or gift. You will learn to make a start approximately 12” in diameter, but many sizes can be made once you learn the folds and assembly process.

Certificate: 3 hours, Category D

$55 ($50 members) + $10 supply fee
Certificate enrollees only: early registration rate $45, valid through 11/16

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Price: $45.00

Date: December 7, 2017

Polymer Platemaking for Letterpress

Polymer Platemaking for Letterpress
with Erin Maurelli
Sat-Sun, December 9 and 10; 10am-4pm
Letterpress I or equivalent required

Turn digital files, line drawings and more into polymer! Learn the use and operation of MCBA’s polymer platemaker, analog and digital negatives creation, options for digital file preparations, and use of plates on the Vandercook press.

Certificate: 12 hours, Category B

$195 ($175 members) + $65 supply fee
Certificate enrollees only: early registration rate $155, valid through 11/18

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Price: $155.00

Date: December 9, 2017

Making Simple Paper Lanterns and Vessels

Making Simple Paper Lanterns and Vessels
with Regula Russelle
Saturdays: December 9 & 16; 2-4pm
All skill levels are welcome

Learn the skills to make simple lanterns and vessels with hand-made paper and paper casts. The techniques taught in class are designed to allow participants to continue making work at home or during Tuesday night Open Studio sessions at Minnesota Center for Book Arts.

Certificate: 4 hours, Category D

$75 ($65 members) + $15 supply fee
Certificate enrollees only: early registration rate $55, valid through 11/18

Registration for this class is now closed.

Price: $75.00

Date: December 9, 2017

Available Spaces: 0

Marbled Paper, Holiday Ornaments and Gift Tags

Marbled Paper, Holiday Ornaments and Gift Tags
Saturday, December 9, 10:30 am-1:30 pm (lunch at 11:30-noon)
For families with children grades 1 and up

Learn the ancient art of traditional Turkish Ebru Paper Marbling to create papers with beautiful designs and colorful patterns. Marble multiple sheets and then make a set of gift tags and holiday star shaped ornaments. This class promises a beautifully original set of holiday treasures! Please bring a snack or bag lunch for a break midway through the class.

Adult/Child pair: $45 ($40) + $10 supply fee
Additional participant (adult or child): $22.50 ($20) + $5 supply fee

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Price: $20.00

Date: December 9, 2017

Open Studio 12/12

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, December 12; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

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Price: $15.00

Date: December 12, 2017

Single-Evening Screen Printing: Holiday Gifts

Single-Evening Screen Printing: Holiday Gifts
with Michelle Lee Lagerroos and Kirsten Olson
Wednesday, December 13; 6-9pm

Learn the basics of screen printing through a combination of demos and hands-on experimentation. Draw or cut your design and hand-pull your own prints to make one-of-a-kind holiday gifts! Bring your sketches and ideas to class.

Certificate: not eligible for certificate credit

$55 ($50 members) + $15 supply fee
No early registration

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Price: $50.00

Date: December 13, 2017

Open Studio: Marbling 1/6

Open Studio: Marbling
Saturday, January 6; 10am-4pm
View the Open Studio descriptions for more details.

Fee covers use of 16"x20" tanks of carrageenan, alum, brushes, cups, and eyedroppers; supply your own paints and paper. Participants must register at least three days in advance.

$45 ($40 members)

Registration for this class is now closed.

Price: $40.00

Date: January 6, 2018

Available Spaces: 0

Open Studio: Photogravure 1/6

Open Studio: Photogravure
Saturday, January 6; 10am-2pm
View the Open Studio descriptions for more details.

Attendance in Polymer Photogravure required or request approval by contacting Anna Bredeson (abredeson@mnbookarts.org)

$35 ($30 members)

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Price: $30.00

Date: January 6, 2018

Open Studio 1/9

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, January 9; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

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Price: $20.00

Date: January 9, 2018

Paper Beater Training 1/9

Training: Paper Beater
Tuesday, January 9; 6-7pm
Papermaking experience required

If you aren't already trained to use our paper beaters, here is your opportunity! Through hands-on training you will learn the capabilities of each piece of MCBA's paper beaters, and how to use them correctly and safely. Completion of this training will allow you to rent this equipment and use it independently.

$20 ($15 members)

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Price: $15.00

Date: January 9, 2018

Open Studio: Papermaking 1/13

Open Studio: Papermaking
Saturday, January 13; 10am-4pm
View the Open Studio descriptions for more details.

Participants must register at least two days in advance. Beater availability is limited.

$25 ($20 members)

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Price: $20.00

Date: January 13, 2018

Open Studio 1/16

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, January 16; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

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Price: $20.00

Date: January 16, 2018

Cutting Equipment Training 1/16

Cutting Equipment Training
Tuesday, January 16; 6-7pm

If you aren't already trained to use our cutting equipment, here is your opportunity! Through hands-on training you will learn the capabilities of each piece of MCBA's bindery cutting equipment, and how to use them correctly and safely. Completion of this training will allow you to rent this equipment and use it independently.

$20 ($15 members)

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Price: $15.00

Date: January 16, 2018

Magical Kingdom of Book Arts

Magical Kingdom of Book Arts
with Ellen Ferrari
Saturday, January 20; 10am–12 noon
For families with children ages 2 and up

Rally royalty for Jean Gralley’s Yonderfel’s Castle and then build a pop-up castle book of your own! Make a magic wand-on-a-stick book for your court magician. Fold a dragon book as tall as you to guard the drawbridge. And create a crown-in-your-pocket book to wear at your court occasions.

Join Ellen Ferrari for Saturday and Sunday mornings of family book arts fun! Each workshop starts off with a story and game to warm up your creativity and then dives into book arts projects. Workshops accommodate a range of developmental levels so that adults and children (or) adult/child teams may choose to work together or side-by-side. Each participant receives supplies to use during the workshop, but may choose to bring one set home if working with his or her partner. Ellen will provide older children with suggestions for extending their learning.

Adult/Child pair: $40 ($35 members) + $5 supply fee
Additional participant (adult or child): $20 ($17.50) + $2.50 supply fee

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Price: $40.00

Date: January 20, 2018

Open Studio 1/23

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, January 23; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

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Price: $35.00

Date: January 23, 2018

The Manuscript Meets the Printed Book

The Manuscript Meets the Printed Book
Manuscripts and the Design of Earliest Printed Books in the 15th and 16th Centuries

with Matthew Heintzelman; Ph. D., HMML Curator
January 25; 7-9 pm

Matthew Heintzelman will discuss how manuscripts gradually assumed innovations in printed books into their own design. Manuscript books were fundamentally changed by the advent of printing and gradually began to emulate the layout of printed books.

Price: Free Event

Date: January 25, 2018

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Open Studio 2/6

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, February 6; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

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Price: $20.00

Date: February 6, 2018

Paper Beater Training 2/6

Training: Paper Beater
Tuesday, February 6; 6-7pm
Papermaking experience required

If you aren't already trained to use our paper beaters, here is your opportunity! Through hands-on training you will learn the capabilities of each piece of MCBA's paper beaters, and how to use them correctly and safely. Completion of this training will allow you to rent this equipment and use it independently.

$20 ($15 members)

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Price: $15.00

Date: February 6, 2018

SWEET books FOR THE SWEET

SWEET books FOR THE SWEET
with Ellen Ferrari
Sunday, February 11; 1-3pm
For families with children ages 2 and up

Valentines Day at MCBA = sweets and books. Enjoy Pinky’s Sweet Tooth by Michele Malkin and then bind books using REAL sweets! Licorice whip stitch books. Candy stick binding books. Lollipop on a stick books. Snack sized chocolate bar books. And books with candy wrapper covers – after you eat the two candies!

Join Ellen Ferrari for Saturday and Sunday mornings of family book arts fun! Each workshop starts off with a story and game to warm up your creativity and then dives into book arts projects. Workshops accommodate a range of developmental levels so that adults and children (or) adult/child teams may choose to work together or side-by-side. Each participant receives supplies to use during the workshop, but may choose to bring one set home if working with his or her partner. Ellen will provide older children with suggestions for extending their learning.

Adult/Child pair: $40 ($35 members) + $5 supply fee
Additional participant (adult or child): $20 ($17.50) + $2.50 supply fee

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Price: $40.00

Date: February 11, 2018

Open Studio 2/13

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, February 13; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

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Price: $20.00

Date: February 13, 2018

Cutting Equipment Training 2/13

Cutting Equipment Training
Tuesday, February 13; 6-7pm

If you aren't already trained to use our cutting equipment, here is your opportunity! Through hands-on training you will learn the capabilities of each piece of MCBA's bindery cutting equipment, and how to use them correctly and safely. Completion of this training will allow you to rent this equipment and use it independently.

$20 ($15 members)

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Price: $15.00

Date: February 13, 2018

Open Studio: Marbling 2/17

Open Studio: Marbling
Saturday, February 17; 10am-4pm
View the Open Studio descriptions for more details.

Fee covers use of 16"x20" tanks of carrageenan, alum, brushes, cups, and eyedroppers; supply your own paints and paper. Participants must register at least three days in advance.

$45 ($40 members)

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Price: $40.00

Date: February 17, 2018

Open Studio: Photogravure 2/17

Open Studio: Photogravure
Saturday, February 17; 10am-2pm
View the Open Studio descriptions for more details.

Attendance in Polymer Photogravure required or request approval by contacting Anna Bredeson (abredeson@mnbookarts.org)

$35 ($30 members)

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Price: $30.00

Date: February 17, 2018

Open Studio 2/20

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, February 20; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

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Price: $20.00

Date: February 20, 2018

The Manuscript Meets the Supernatural World

The Manuscript Meets the Supernatural World
How Middle Eastern manuscripts functioned as talismans

with David Calabro; Ph. D., HMML Curator
February 22; 7-9 pm

Many Muslim and Eastern Christian manuscripts bear texts and images that are intended to combat evil influences from the supernatural world. In this presentation, David Calabro (Ph. D., HMML Curator) explores the development of these manuscripts up to the nineteenth century, with emphasis on their enduring place in Middle Eastern society.

Price: Free Event

Date: February 22, 2018

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Open Studio 2/27

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, February 27; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

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Price: $20.00

Date: February 27, 2018

Open Studio: Marbling 3/3

Open Studio: Marbling
Saturday, March 3; 10am-4pm
View the Open Studio descriptions for more details.

Fee covers use of 16"x20" tanks of carrageenan, alum, brushes, cups, and eyedroppers; supply your own paints and paper. Participants must register at least three days in advance.

$45 ($40 members)

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Price: $40.00

Date: March 3, 2018

Open Studio: Photogravure 3/3

Open Studio: Photogravure
Saturday, March 3; 10am-2pm
View the Open Studio descriptions for more details.

Attendance in Polymer Photogravure required or request approval by contacting Anna Bredeson (abredeson@mnbookarts.org)

$35 ($30 members)

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Price: $30.00

Date: March 3, 2018

Open Studio 3/6

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, March 6; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

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Price: $20.00

Date: March 6, 2018

Paper Beater Training 3/6

Training: Paper Beater
Tuesday, March 6; 6-7pm
Papermaking experience required

If you aren't already trained to use our paper beaters, here is your opportunity! Through hands-on training you will learn the capabilities of each piece of MCBA's paper beaters, and how to use them correctly and safely. Completion of this training will allow you to rent this equipment and use it independently.

$20 ($15 members)

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Price: $15.00

Date: March 6, 2018

Open Studio: Papermaking 3/10

Open Studio: Papermaking
Saturday, March 10; 10am-4pm
View the Open Studio descriptions for more details.

Participants must register at least two days in advance. Beater availability is limited.

$25 ($20 members)

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Price: $20.00

Date: March 10, 2018

Fishing Opener

Fishing Opener
with Ellen Ferrari
Saturday, March 10; 10am-12pm noon
For families with children ages 2 and up

Kevin Sherry’s I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean is our fishing opener. Make a lake with fish stamps and cookie cutters. Create creatures with letters F–I–S–H, E–E–L, etc. Incise a big ocean thing block and print with brayers and barens. Use a roller stamp for schools of fish. Finish with gyotaku – Japanese fish printing!

Join Ellen Ferrari for Saturday and Sunday mornings of family book arts fun! Each workshop starts off with a story and game to warm up your creativity and then dives into book arts projects. Workshops accommodate a range of developmental levels so that adults and children (or) adult/child teams may choose to work together or side-by-side. Each participant receives supplies to use during the workshop, but may choose to bring one set home if working with his or her partner. Ellen will provide older children with suggestions for extending their learning.

Adult/Child pair: $40 ($35 members) + $5 supply fee
Additional participant (adult or child): $20 ($17.50) + $2.50 supply fee

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Price: $40.00

Date: March 10, 2018

Open Studio 3/13

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, March 13; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

Click here to review the policies for each Open Studio area before registering.

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Price: $20.00

Date: March 13, 2018

Cutting Equipment Training 3/13

Cutting Equipment Training
Tuesday, March 13; 6-7pm

If you aren't already trained to use our cutting equipment, here is your opportunity! Through hands-on training you will learn the capabilities of each piece of MCBA's bindery cutting equipment, and how to use them correctly and safely. Completion of this training will allow you to rent this equipment and use it independently.

$20 ($15 members)

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Price: $15.00

Date: March 13, 2018

Open Studio 3/20

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, March 20; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

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Price: $20.00

Date: March 20, 2018

The Manuscript Meets Modernism

The Manuscript Meets Modernism
William Morris, Mid-Century Letterpress Printing and Me

with Rachel Melis; MFA, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Faculty
March 22; 7-9 pm

Artist Rachel Melis presents how she and other contemporary fine press printers have been influenced by Arts and Crafts printers who were in turn influenced by medieval book design.

Price: Free Event

Date: March 22, 2018

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Open Studio 3/27

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, March 27; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

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Price: $20.00

Date: March 27, 2018

Open Studio 4/3

Open Studio: Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Paper Beater
Tuesday, April 3; 6-9pm

Letterpress: $35 ($30 members)
Screenprinting: $25 ($20 members)
Binding: $20 ($15 members)
Paper Beater: $20 ($15 members)
Papermaking (B.Y.O. Fibers): $20 ($15 members)

Click here to review the policies for each Open Studio area before registering.

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Price: $20.00

Date: April 3, 2018

Paper Beater Training 4/3

Training: Paper Beater
Tuesday, April 3; 6-7pm
Papermaking experience required

If you aren't already trained to use our paper beaters, here is your opportunity! Through hands-on training you will learn the capabilities of each piece of MCBA's paper beaters, and how to use them correctly and safely. Completion of this training will allow you to rent this equipment and use it independently.

$20 ($15 members)

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Price: $15.00

Date: April 3, 2018