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Memorial for Margery Hellmann

March 16, 2012 | Memorial for Margery Hellmann

The Book Arts Guild is invited to a memorial service celebrating the life of book artist Margery Hellmann. Margery was a founding member of BAG & worked on its behalf for over 30 years in so many thoughtful & productive ways. Margery was a model & inspiration & leaves a great & unfillable hole. We all mourn her loss. 4805 NE 45th St.SEA  Read more...

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Circus Libris  Jessica Spring show

3.29.12 - 5.14.12 | Circus Libris Jessica Spring show

Using an array of old-fangled technologies from papermaking to letterpress printing, Jessica Spring, the proprietor of Springtide Press tames words & images to delight the reader. Small finely-crafted editions consider historical topics & popular culture from a unique perspective, expanding the library’s tent with new-fashioned books.  Read more...

University of Puget Sound 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Jessica Spring exhibit opening

March 29, 2012 | Jessica Spring exhibit opening

Toast Jessica's one-person show at the Collins Library on March 29 and hear her talk on April 25 and see the exhibit from March 29-May 14, 2012.

University of Puget Sound 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Merry Company: Pop-ups & Movables

April 2-20, 2012 | Merry Company: Pop-ups & Movables

The Merry Company: Pop-ups, Movables & Toy Books exhibition has been extended. A smaller exhibit with the major highlights including volvelles from the 16th & 18th centuries, pop-ups by Meggendorfer & Nister, paper dolls, games, examples of the major illustration techniques of the 19th century & tunnel books are still on display.

BAG Lecture

Dard Hunter's Graphic Works

April 18, 2012 | Dard Hunter's Graphic Works

Historian of Arts & Crafts Larry Kreisman debuts his new book, "Dard Hunter: The Graphic Works" at Seattle Public Library Auditorium, 1000 4th Avenue in an event co-sponsored by SPL, Book Club of Washington & the Book Arts Guild. Come join us for a fascinating look into Hunter's graphic work, less known than his work with paper history.  Read more...