Virtual & In-Person
Our 2021 edition of the Raucous Auction features dozens of collaborative projects, handmade books, traditionally made prints, and one-of-a-kind book art made especially for our anniversary year.
PLUS, explore virtual offerings, including National Book Festival programming, for readers of all ages below…
Friends, we are happy to celebrate an in-person return of our annual Raucous Auction–The Masked Ball–on November 4th at 5:30 PM! Our month-long, 25th anniversary-inspired exhibition will culminate in a live event, held in the Lemon Lounge of Virginia Humanities’ new HQ!
In September, we shared lists of recommended reading from some Latinx authors and illustrators in Virginia, including author NoNieqa Ramos, author of Your Mama. As our 2021 Great Reads author, …
Friends, please join us merrily–verily or virtually–for the 25th anniversary of the book arts in Virginia! Virginia Center for the Book is celebrating with a special Raucous Auction this year–the Masked Ball–a limited ticket event which you can attend on Thursday, November 4 from 5:30-7PM…or participate in a live online silent auction at any time during the month of October in the runup to the auction.
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We provide year-round programs and partnership initiatives. The Center recognizes the enduring power of literature, storytelling, and the book arts to engage in public dialogue and promote intercultural understanding.