Special Events

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Special events and public programming

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 events in MCBA’s lively studios. Unless otherwise noted, events and other public programming are free and open to the public.

 

 



Parts of a Whole Reception

Parts of a Whole Reception

Friday, August 25; 6-9pm

MCBA presents an exhibition of new work by members of our artist community — faculty, co-op members, past artists-in-residence, fellowship and mentorship grant recipients, current and former staff and board members, and others — curated by the MCBA Artist Coop. These talented artists demonstrate their innovative approaches, creative skills and diversity of styles in Parts of a Whole. A variety of artists’ books, broadsides, prints and other bookish artistic endeavours will be on view from this vibrant and eclectic group.

Price: Free Event

Date: August 25, 2017

New Patterns/Breaking Patterns Opening Reception

Price: Free Event

Date: September 10, 2017

Twin Cities Zine Fest

Price: Free Event

Date: September 30, 2017

An Evening of Fine Wine and Fine Books

Price: Free Event

Date: October 13, 2017

The Art of Photogravure, artist panel

The Art of Photogravure, artist panel

November 14; 6pm

Free and open to the public

Photogravure is an art form with traditions in both photography and printing. Join us for a panel discussion on this unique process with artists Marvel Grégoire, Keith Taylor, and Carol Inderieden, moderated by Jes Lee Shimek. Discussion will include a short history of the medium, techniques and tools used, and reflections from artists on their experiences with the process.

Price: Free Event

Date: November 14, 2017