New Editions 2023

October 27–28, 2023
Main Gallery at MCBA

New Editions is a biennial pop-up showcase and sale of new artists’ prints and publications in the Main Gallery at MCBA. Kicking off with a ticketed preview party on Friday night,  the sale continues on Saturday, featuring artists’ books, photo books, chapbooks, zines, broadsides, and hand-printed work by artists from around the country.

New Editions offers something for everyone, from art lovers to longtime collectors, with items listed at a variety of price points.

New Editions is presented by Wet Paint and Cathy Ryan & Doris Engibous.

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Friday, October 27, 2023 • 6–9pm

$50 early bird / $65 at the door

            • Get early access to the showcase and sale of 150+ new artists’ books, broadsides, chapbooks, photo books, zines, and hand-printed work by artists from across the US and beyond
            • Experience artist demonstrations of marbling, gold tooling, and letterpress with mid-19th century hand presses (learn more below!)
            • Enjoy food, wine, and craft beer
            • Take home a limited-edition MCBA tote bag, designed by local screen printer and Artist Collective member Alex Prince, with the purchase of any artwork
            • Participate in a raffle for artsy goodies from local businesses

          Sneak a Peek

          Meet the Demonstration Artists

          Partial List of Raffle Prizes

        • Alchemy365 – Free Month Unlimited Membership (any location)
        • Font of the Month Club – one-year membership
        • Heather’s (restaurant in Minneapolis) – $50 gift card
        • Heather RJ Fletcher – bundle of marbled paper created during demo
        • Highpoint Center for Printmaking – free printing sampler sessions
        • MCAD – 2 tickets to Art Sale VIP Night
        • Mia – four passes to any special exhibition
        • Milkweed Editions – signed book bundle
        • Minnesota Historical Society – one-year Household Plus membership
        • Seward Community Co-op – $50 gift card
        • Walker Art Center – one-year Family Level membership
        • Weaver’s Guild of Minnesota – one-year membership

      Saturday, October 28, 2023 • 10am–5pm

      Explore new work from around the country during this public event! Marbling, book history, and other hands-on workshops will be offered in coordination with New Editions.

      Become a sponsor! More information here.