Feed your curiosity, stretch your creativity, and get your hands dirty!
MCBA offers classes for adults on a wide variety of topics and at all skill levels, from total beginner to seasoned expert. Supply fees cover workshop materials and expendable studio supplies such as solvents, rags, waste disposal, safety supplies and small tools. Sales tax is included in the total.
Adult classes are eligible for credit toward MCBA’s Core Certificate or Advanced Certificate in Book Arts; more information is available on the Certificate Programs page.
Register ONLINE using the buttons below, IN PERSON at The Shop at MCBA, or BY PHONE at 612-215-2520.
Please make every effort to register at least one week in advance of any class. Decisions about whether to cancel a class or add a section are typically made one week prior to the start of the class. If online registration for a class is not available, you may call The Shop at 612-215-2520 to inquire about availability or put your name on a waiting list in case of any cancellations. Our complete registration and cancellation policies are available here.
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|Class Title||Start Date||Preview|
|Dirty Works: Accordion Sampler||Friday, November 2|
|Dirty Works: Letterpress Printed Exquisite Corpse Poster||Friday, November 2|
|Dirty Works: Screen Printing||Friday, November 2|
|Book Arts Seminar||Saturday, November 3|
|Experimental Print Techniques||Saturday, November 3|
|Japanese-Inspired Visual Journals||Saturday, November 3|
|Paper Marbling: Special Effects||Sunday, November 4|
|Crossed-Structure Binding||Wednesday, November 7|
|Introduction to Book Arts (Section B)||Wednesday, November 7|
|Charting an Art Practice||Thursday, November 8|
|Kirie: The Japanese Art of Paper Cutting||Saturday, November 10|
|Western-Style Papermaking with a Focus on Color||Saturday, November 10|
|Calligraphy: Drawn Versals and Filigree||Sunday, November 11|
|Origami: Winter Garland||Wednesday, November 14|
|Paper Marbling: Patterns I (Section B)||Saturday, November 17|
|Softcover Bindings with Diamond Stitch Patterns||Saturday, November 17|
|Weekend Introduction to Letterpress||Saturday, November 17|
|Extreme Marbling||Sunday, November 18|
|Quirky Concertinas||Monday, December 3|
|Origami: Pine Trees||Thursday, December 6|
|Dirty Works: Origami - Stars||Friday, December 7|
|Dirty Works: Painting on the Press||Friday, December 7|
|Dirty Works: Paper Marbling||Friday, December 7|