Book Arts Roundtables

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Minnesota Center for Book Arts is a hub of creativity where interesting, passionate, and knowledgeable people like you learn, share ideas, and get inspired.

Join the conversation by attending our fun, interactive Book Arts Roundtables in MCBA’s lively studios. Roundtables are always FREE and open to the public.

 


 

This is Book Art: Tradition Meets Innovation

This is Book Art: Tradition Meets Innovation

Friday, January 23; 7pm
A grand kick-off panel discussion with all five teaching artists, moderated by MCBA executive director Jeff Rathermel. Free and open to the public; no pre-registration required.

Visit our "This is Book Art" page to learn more about this exciting series of public programs and workshops. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Price: Free Event

Date: January 23, 2015

Gallery Talk with artists Karen Hanmer and Jana Pullman

Gallery Talk with artists Karen Hanmer and Jana Pullman

Friday, February 6; 7:30pm

Join us for a gallery talk with artists Karen Hanmer (Chicago, IL) and Jana Pullman (Minneapolis, MN), whose design bindings are featured in the Guild of Book Workers Midwest Chapter's exhibition Plainly Spoken. The gallery talk is presented in coordination with MCBA's opening reception for this exhibition, taking place 6pm to 9pm. The event is free and open to the public.

Price: Free Event

Date: February 6, 2015

MCBA/Jerome Book Arts Mentorship Series V Artists

MCBA/Jerome Book Arts Mentorship Series V

Tuesday, February 10; 7pm

Meet the recipients of the MCBA / Jerome Foundation Book Arts Mentorship Series V: graphic designer Brandon Alvarado; photographer and printmaker Claudia Danielson; filmmaker and photographer Sam Hoolihan; puppetry artist Olli Johnson; printmaker Amira F. Pualwan; and origami artist and painter Ioana Stoian.

For more information about the Book Arts Mentorship program, visit the Mentorship page.

Price: Free Event

Date: February 10, 2015

This is Book Art: Roundtable with artist Jody Williams

This is Book Art: Roundtable with artist Jody Williams

Friday, February 20; 7pm
Visit our "This is Book Art" page to learn more about Jody's Roundtable presentation, as well as her weekend workshop, "Beyond Book Covers: Considering Containers" taking place Saturday and Sunday, February 21–22.

Price: Free Event

Date: February 20, 2015

This is Book Art: Roundtable with artist Jana Pullman

This is Book Art: Roundtable with artist Jana Pullman

Friday, March 20; 7pm
Visit our "This is Book Art" page to learn more about Jana's Roundtable presentation, as well as her weekend workshop, "The Traditional Codex and its Contemporary Uses" taking place Saturday and Sunday, March 21–22.

Price: Free Event

Date: March 20, 2015

This is Book Art: Roundtable with artist Wilber H. “Chip” Schilling

This is Book Art: Roundtable with artist Wilber H. “Chip” Schilling

Friday, April 24; 7pm
Visit our "This is Book Art" page to learn more about Chip's Roundtable presentation, as well as her weekend workshop, "Objectifying the Book Object" taking place Saturday and Sunday, April 25–26.

Price: Free Event

Date: April 24, 2015

This is Book Art: Roundtable with artist Erica Spitzer Rasmussen

This is Book Art: Roundtable with artist Erica Spitzer Rasmussen

Friday, May 15; 7pm
Visit our "This is Book Art" page to learn more about Erica's Roundtable presentation, as well as her weekend workshop, "Handmade Paper in Three Dimensions" taking place over two Saturdays: May 16 and 23.

Price: Free Event

Date: May 15, 2015

This is Book Art: Roundtable with artist Regula Russelle

This is Book Art: Roundtable with artist Regula Russelle

Friday, June 12; 7pm
Visit our "This is Book Art" page to learn more about Regula's Roundtable presentation, as well as her weekend workshop, "Message and Medium: Connected Content through the Book Arts" taking place Saturday and Sunday, June 13-14.

Price: Free Event

Date: June 12, 2015