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BAG Meeting

BAG Members' Show & Tell

January 16, 2014 | BAG Members' Show & Tell

Our talented membership keeps on growing, so let's all get together to find out what we're about. Please bring some work to talk about in an informal setting. It can demonstrate your challenges or successes. Printers & binders & all manner of book tinkerers welcome! Not a maker? Bring something from your collection and tell us about it!  Read more...

Of Interest

Guild of Book Workers HORIZON show

2.3.14 - 3.30.14 | Guild of Book Workers HORIZON show

HORIZON, the Guild of Book Workers' triennial members’ exhibition, will be in Tacoma as part of its two-year national tour. Collins Library is the only venue in the Northwest to host the exhibit which features 53 works. The Horizon Exhibition honors the legacy of the book workers’ craft and celebrates some of the finest examples of book a  Read more...

BAG Workshop

Intro to Bookbinding Class Series

2.16.14 - 3.9.14 | Intro to Bookbinding Class Series

This 4-session course in Bookbinding will encompass an introduction to bookbinding tools and techniques. It will include the basics of bookbinding; cutting, folding, determining paper grain, etc. Simple books will be constructed, including a variety of pamphlet stitch books, a stab binding with a hard cover, variations on the accordion bi  Read more...

Of Interest

Julie Chen & Robbin Ami Silverberg

February 20, 2014 | Julie Chen & Robbin Ami Silverberg

The UW Department of Classics and University Libraries present Creating Reality: Mapping the World, Mapping the Mind, featuring Catherine Connors, Associate Professor in Classics & Alain M. Gowing, Professor and Chair in Classics, UW; Robbin Ami Silverberg, paper and book artist, New York; and Julie Chen, book artist, Berkeley, CA. discus  Read more...

Of Interest

Word Play: Text in Modern Book Arts

3.10.14 - 6.6.14 | Word Play: Text in Modern Book Arts

“Word Play: the Materiality of Text in Modern Book Arts” exhibits dozens of modern artists’ books using text in imaginative and extraordinary ways. From the first edition of Gregory Corso’s Bomb (1958) to work created in the last six months, the exhibition displays a wide variety of materials, forms, concepts, authors and artists. In ke  Read more...

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