We want to bring book arts to your community! MCBA works with schools, libraries, Scout troops, community organizations, individuals, and more to provide high-quality book arts instruction.
The options listed below include 35 sets of materials and pre-recorded video instruction: a tour of MCBA studios plus a lesson. Materials will be available for pickup at Open Book in downtown Minneapolis, or can be shipped to you for an additional charge. Request one of these projects by filling out this form.
Interested in workshops tailored to your group or curricular needs? Fill out the request form and select “Custom Project” to start the planning process! Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
$200 for tour, lesson, and 35 prints
or FREE for schools where 75% or more of the students are eligible for free/reduced-price lunch
Learn about the history and power of the printing press as a tool for sharing knowledge, and witness the press printing a message of your choice! Continue reading “Class Poster: Power of the Press”
$200 for tour, lesson, and ink + paper for 35 students
Immerse your class in Suminagashi (“floating ink”) paper marbling!
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$200 for tour, lesson, and materials for 35 books
Dive into the world of book arts with a virtual tour of MCBA’s studios, a video lesson on book arts and the parts of a book, and a video workshop on how to make a hardcover book! Continue reading “Bookmaking Workshop: Hardcover Book”
Free! Materials available for an additional fee.
In spring 2020, MCBA premiered a series of Virtual Fold-Alongs—free bookmaking lesson videos! You and your students can fold along at home or in the classroom at any time; simple supply lists are available at the link.
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