New Editions

Preview night: Friday, November 30; 6-9pm
Public sale: Saturday, December 1; 10am-4pm
MCBA Main Gallery


New Editions celebrates and fosters the collection of book art. From chapbooks and zines, to broadsides, artist’s books, and fine press editions, this two-day event features over 130 original works available for viewing and purchase.

New Editions includes something for everyone, from the most seasoned collector to the newest enthusiast, with items at a wide variety of prices. Join us for one or both of the following events!

New Editions Preview Night

Friday, November 30, 6-9pm; Artist Panel, 7pm
Tickets: $50

Tickets for the New Editions Preview Night are SOLD OUT

Be the first to explore and purchase a curated collection of bookish works from Minnesota and around the country. Learn more about the importance of collecting book art from a panel of artists, featuring Harriet Bart, Regula Russelle, and Gaylord Schanilec, and moderated by Karen Wirth. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, craft wine and beer, and creative company with other book and art lovers. Each ticket holder receives a commemorative limited edition broadside printed by Laura Brown at MCBA.

New Editions Public Sale

Saturday, December 1, 10am-4pm
Free and open to the public

New Editions continues as an all-day Saturday event! Find special gifts for those on your shopping list, or treat yourself to a unique work of art. Seasonal refreshments provided.

Here’s a sneak peek!

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Signature Sponsors

Doris Engibous and Cathy Ryan

Patron Sponsors

Monica Edwards Larson and Kenneth Larson
James and Susan Lenfestey
Lerner Publishing
Jennifer Martin

Program Sponsors

Mary Pat Ladner
Minnesota Book Awards
Melissa Harl Sellew

Event Hosts

Ronnie and Roger Brooks
KC Foley and Jon Neuse
Peggy Korsmo-Kennon
Randy Hartten and Ron Lotz
Jim Knapp
Cinda Kornblum
Shawn McCann
Diane Merrifield
Kraig and Erica Rasmussen
Ryan and Julie Scheife
Smart Set
Laurie Zenner