Rivanna Reconnaissance: 2023 Member’s Project Work Day

We’re going to gather again at the Virginia Center for the Book to check out physical prototypes for those who still need to get one in, hear about progress for those already in production with printing their signatures, and help troubleshoot getting our signatures printed.


Annual Members’ 2nd Project Meeting: Rivanna Reconnaissance

We’ve heard some really great ideas so far for our Annual 2023 Members Project, Rivanna Reconnaissance. We’ll hold our 2nd meeting at the Virginia Center for the Book at 2:00 PM Sunday afternoon on June 11th to discuss our concepts! 


Book Arts Annual Meeting & 2023 Members’ Project Reveal

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone on Sunday, April 16, 2022, at 2:00 PM for our Annual Members’ Meeting. We invite our Book Arts members, friends, and all those curious about our center’s offerings to attend.


Bidding is NOW OPEN for our 2022 Edition of the Raucous Auction

Virginia Center for the Book’s Raucous Auction:  We’ll gather on Thursday, October 27, 2022, at 6:00-7:15 in Virginia Humanities’ Lemon Lounge (946 Grady Avenue, Suite 100/Charlottesville). Items are available for online bidding RIGHT …


The Masked Ball – Return of the Raucous Auction Live Event Nov. 4!

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!


The 2021 Raucous Auction Now Online Oct.4 – Nov.4

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.


Virginia Center for the Book: Annual Wayzgoose Celebration – Sunday, August 8, 2021

A Gathering for Members & Friends of the VCB Book Arts Program What’s a wayzgoose?A print shop holiday! Back in the day (17thc. England), master printers gave a feast or other “entertainment” for their …


2019 Raucous Auction

Thursday, November 21, 5:30 PM at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center To support our ongoing work, we invite you to join us for the 15th annual Raucous Auction! …

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