special events


The Center for Book Arts has a full schedule of weekly events promoting the art of the book. Please join us for special opening receptions for new exhibitions, broadside poetry readings, artists' talks, round table discussions with book artists, lectures on subjects related to bookmaking and the book in contemporary art, and professional development workshops designed for working artists in New York.

Members receive a discount on all public programs. Opening receptions and open houses are free. Suggested admission to all other events: $5 members; $10 non-members.


Poetry Reading
40th Anniversary Collaborative Reading Series
Friday, November 21st , 6:30pm
Marcella Durand, Rachel Levitsky, Thomas Sayers Ellis, and Rodrigo Toscano. Curated by Sharon Dolin.
$10/ $5 members


Poetry Reading
40th Anniversary Collaborative Reading Series
Friday, December 5th , 6:30pm
Joy Katz, Kimiko Hahn, Edwin Torres, and Kristin Prevallet. Curated by Sharon Dolin.
$10/ $5 members


Holiday Party
Friday, December 12th , 6:30pm





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