Paper Marbling Instruction w/ Sandi Brayman

October 7, 2023 10AM – 4PM

Led by Sandi Brayman, participants will leave this workshop with a dozen sheets of their own marbled paper to use for endpapers, note cards, bookmarks, or wrapping paper.


Paper Marbling: A Non-Instructed Session for “Experienced” Marblers

October 8, 2023 11AM – 3PM

This four-hour standalone session follows our previous day’s instructed workshop. The workshop provides an opportunity for those with previous experience in Western Acrylic Paper Marbling to practice the craft.


Artist’s Talk: Veronica Jackson

October 13, 2023 6PM – 7:30PM

A Constellation of Blackness: Rendering Invisibility, Hypervisibility, Devaluation, and Triumph An Artist’s Talk with Veronica Jackson 6:00 PM, Friday, October 13, 2023, at the Virginia Center for the Book


Bookbinding Core Skills: 2023 Intensive Fall Session

October 26–29, 2023 10AM – 4PM

This four-day intensive introduces the basic bookbinding techniques and book structures and prepares participants to pursue more advanced projects.


Reads & Reveals: Book Bash 2023

November 2, 2023 6:30PM – 9PM

Be a part of our spirited annual event that supports our Book Arts Studio, our Virginia Festival of the Book, and other programs and events throughout the Commonwealth!


Book Building for Kids: The Alphabestiary

November 4–18, 2023

Two Standalone Workshops on Saturdays – November 04, and November 18, 2023 Join book artist Josef Beery for a fun session of printing on a BookBeetle Press and hand binding with paste and scissors to create a unique artists’ book of beasts—an Alphabestiary! The class is intended for students in grades 2, 3, and 4. Each student will leave with their own copy of the Alphabestiary.

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