Join Us for Block Night

Block Night continues this Wednesday, March 29, 5:30 PM at the Center


Perfect Binding: publishing, politics, & creative practice

Perfect Binding: publishing, politics, & creative practice  A POETRY READING & CONVERSATIONSponsored by UVA Arts Council  Friday // November 11th // 6 PM Virginia Center for the Book @ the Jefferson School  Nicole Cecilia Delgado of La …


Stiff Leaf Binding with Jane Freeman

Stiff leaf binding is a rigid no-sew bookbinding method in which folded sheets of paper are glued back-to-back to form a satisfyingly solid little book. Think children’s board books!This binding …


Two-day Book Arts Workshops: Paste Paper and Stiff-leaf Binding

Day One: Paste and Decorative Art Papers with Ginna CullenPaste papers are fun and decorative art papers used for a variety of paper crafts including bookbinding, gift wrapping, card making, …


Riccio Residency Artist’s Talk with Nicole Delgado on Saturday, March 26 (4:00 PM) at Virginia Humanities

Join book artist and poet Nicole Delgado for a presentation and discussion with Center for the Book members and friends. The program will consist of: A presentation of the Artist’s …


Japanese Bookbindings w/Lana Lambert

Japanese BookbindingsSaturday and Sunday, March 12th and 13th, 2022 (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM) Workshop Description:Experience the beauty and function of Japanese Bookbindings. In this two-day intensive students will create …


Western Marbling with Acrylic Paint

This western marbling workshop will guide participants through the process of marbling successively more intricate patterns, as well as time to experiment with their own unique designs.


Book Arts Workshop: Love Note Advent Book with Lana Lambert

Love Note Advent Book – Saturday, February 5, 2022 (12 Noon – 5:00 PM) Registration for the previous day’s class How to Write a Love Letter IS NOT necessary to attend this …


How to Write a Love Letter: A Book Arts Workshop with Lana Lambert

Ever wanted to write a love letter but never quite made it happen? Now is your chance! We’re hosting a free workshop to give you a chance to spread the love! This workshop will help you develop more confidence in penning your affections.


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!


Before We Forget with Lyall Harris and Patricia Silva

A Shelf Life Zoom and Streamed PresentationThis video presentation is now available, archived at: https://www.facebook.com/vabookfest/videos/336333474204320 Lyall Harris and Patricia Silva discussed Patricia’s 2020 pandemic project Before We Forget, hand-bound journals …

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