Preview night: Friday, November 30; 6-9pm
Public sale: Saturday, December 1; 10am-4pm
MCBA Main Gallery
New Editions celebrates and fosters the collection of book art. From chapbooks and zines, to broadsides, artist’s books, and fine press editions, this two-day event features over 130 original works available for viewing and purchase.
New Editions includes something for everyone, from the most seasoned collector to the newest enthusiast, with items at a wide variety of prices. Join us for one or both of the following events!
New Editions preview reception
Friday, November 30, 6-9pm.
Tickets on sale soon!
Join us for a ticketed preview reception in MCBA’s gallery and studios, and be the first to explore a curated collection of bookish works from Minnesota and around the country. Learn more about the importance of collecting book art from a seasoned panel of artists, featuring Harriet Bart, Regula Russelle, and Gaylord Schanilec. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, craft wine and beer, and creative company with other book and art lovers. Each ticket holder receives a commemorative limited edition broadside printed at MCBA.
New Editions public sale
Saturday, December 1, 10am-4pm
Free and open to the public
New Editions continues as an all-day Saturday event! Find special gifts for those on your shopping list, or treat yourself to a unique work of art. Seasonal refreshments provided.
Artists: Submit your work by October 14!
Submissions may include artist books, chapbooks, zines, broadsides, and hand printed work. Book art must have been produced within the past 12 months in order to be eligible for submission.
All applications are due October 14, 2018 at 11:59PM CST. Artwork will be selected by staff at MCBA. Artists will be notified by Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Accepted work must arrive at MCBA no later than November 15, 2018.
If accepted to New Editions, the artist agrees to consign work through MCBA for the New Editions event. The artist will also be responsible for all shipping costs. After December 1, artwork will be available for purchase on a consignment basis in the MCBA Shop for up to six months. If consigned work does not sell, MCBA will send work back to its originator.
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