Member Benefits

Book Arts members are part of a close-knit community of people who appreciate and share a passion for bookmaking, letterpress printing, and related techniques and artforms. As part of this community, members enjoy:

  • advance notice, members-only access, and discounts for classes and workshops
  • subscriptions to the Book Arts listserv and the Virginia Center for the Book’s monthly e-newsletter
  • access to presses, equipment, and resources 
  • participation in annual Members’ Projects
  • use of a spacious, bright, and well-organized shared workspace in Charlottesville
  • invitations to special opportunities to meet and hear from book artists 
  • opportunities to take part in social and collaborative projects
  • exhibition opportunities and promotion of work through the Virginia Center for the Book 

Book Arts memberships are $120 per year, supporting community and creative collaboration in Central Virginia.

If you are interested in supporting Book Arts at the Virginia Center for the Book, but do not wish to become an annual member, you can also make a donation to support our work.

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