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Letterpress Core Skills: 2023 Summer Session

This summer our multi-session, signature typesetting, and press usage class will feature the printing of broadsides, cards, and ephemera. Explore the art and craft of typesetting and letterpress printing in the Center’s Pressroom which features Vandercook cylinder letterpresses and the largest publicly accessible collection of movable type in the mid-Atlantic region.

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Festival of the Book Event: Book Arts Open House

Stop by the Center to watch Book Arts’ members demonstrate the art and craft of bookmaking.

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Festival of the Book Event: The Art and Craft of Bookmaking

The Virginia Center for the Book’s Book Arts members will be in the Omni Hotel atrium, demonstrating the art and craft of bookmaking.

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Most Wednesday evenings folks interested in various aspects of printing and the book arts gather at the Center for an informal session of sharing their craft.Please see our Classes and …

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Wayzgoose and .918 Day Celebration

Members, friends, and those interested in our work are invited to our Wayzgoose celebration on the afternoon of Sunday, September 18, 2022 (1-4 PM). This year, our annual gathering will coincide with another “printer’s holiday” Type-High Day (the height of American & British type is .918 inches).

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Josef Beery Demonstrates the Book Beetle

The BookBeetle will join the Print-O-Rama exhibition to be held at the Smithsonian Museum of American History (1200 Constitution Avenue, NW) on Thursday, 11 August.  As part of the exhibition, …

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Book Arts Demo Day: Multicolor Printmaking

In anticipation of our Saints Alive members’ project, we will be demonstrating a number of approaches for making multicolored prints. As these methods of adding color to your prints are …

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Letterpress Core Skills: Fall Session 2021

Four Classes on Two Consecutive Weekends November 13 & 14 and 20 & 21 (10 AM – 4 PM) UVa Education Benefit Eligible** Participants of all skill levels welcome* This …

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Holiday Card Class 2019 – An Introduction to Letterpress

  Holiday Card Class 2019 – An Introduction to Letterpress Saturday, December 14, 12 Noon – 4:00 PM Join us for an introduction to letterpress as you make 15 simple …

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