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.


Artist Talk
in conjunction with Livre d'Artiste
Wednesday, September 10th , 6:30pm
with artists in the exhibition Samanta Batra-Mehta & Sweta Srivastava Vikram, Wennie Huang & Ed Go, Despo Magoni, Anne Gilman & David Unger, and Sarah Stengle.
$10 suggested donation/ $5 members


Bookbinding Workshop
at the Floating Library
Saturday, September 13th , 2pm
Hands-on workshop at the Floating Library with Small Editions.
More information
on their site.

Fall Open House
Saturday, September 20th , 2-5pm

Bookbinding Workshop
at the Floating Library
Saturday, September 20th , 5pm
Hands-on workshop at the Floating Library with Jen Verbit.
More information
on their site.

The Center @ NY Art Book Fair
Friday, September 26th
September 26 through 28, at PS1 MOMA.
More information on
their site

Artist Talk
at the Floating Library
Wednesday, October 1st , 5:30pm
The Artist Book as Manifesto. Roundtable organized by Alexander Campos with artists Donald Daedalus, Aurora De Armendi, and Tattfoo Tan.
At the Floating Library. More information
on their site.

Fall Exhibitions Opening Reception
Saturday, October 11th , 6pm
Join us for the opening of our fall exhibitions, and the beginnging of our 40th Anniversary Celebration.
Behind the Personal Art Library: Collectors Creating the Canon
Featured Artist Project: Master Faculty Fellow: Richard Minsky
Material Meets Metaphor
Notes
Featured Artist Project: Scholarship for Advanced Studies in Book Arts

40th Anniversary Symposium
Saturday, October 11th , 10-5
At MOMA. Information to follow.

2014 Poetry Chapbook Program
Friday, October 17th , 6:30pm
Join us to celebrate this year's Poetry Chapbook honorees. With Winner Sara Wallace, Honorable Mentions M. Callen and Carol Ann Davis. Hosted by judges David St. John and Sharon Dolin. With limited edition chapbooks and broadsides available for sale.
$10/ $5 members


Artist Talk: Master Faculty Fellow
Richard Minsky: Material as Metaphor
Friday, October 24th , 6:30pm
$10/ $5 members


Private Event
Wednesday, November 5th , 4pm

Poetry Reading
40th Anniversary Collaborative Reading Series
Friday, November 7th , 6:30pm
with Jeanne Beaumont, Karen Garthe, Scott Hightower and Lydia Cortes.
$10/ $5 members


Featured Artist Project: Notes
Friday, November 14th , 6:30pm
A new site-specific installation by Richard Minsky featuring an organ that is both playable and an artist book.
$10/ $5 members


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


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


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





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