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  • Jody Williams is the winner of the 2019 Minnesota Book Artist Award for her new book entitled For Now. Sponsored by Lerner Publishing Group, this annual award is presented as part of the Minnesota Book Awards with the Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA), and recognizes a Minnesota book artist or book artist collaborative group for excellence of a new artistic work. Winners also show demonstrated proficiency and quality in the book arts through three pieces of supporting previous work, as well…
  • Join us for a free, all-ages Open House! Tour our studios and check out hands-on book arts activities including letterpress printed postcards, suminagashi valentines, and heart-shaped pop-up cards. Come in from the February cold and get smitten with book arts! MCBA’s new Executive Director, Elysa Voshell, will provide brief remarks at 11am, and Outlook Gallery artist Nooshin Hakim Javadi will present on her work at 1pm in the Flexi Space. Nooshin Hakim Javadi is a sculpture and performance…
  • raw Open Book Cowles Literary Commons On view December 14, 2018 – February 3, 2019 OPENING RECEPTION THURSDAY, JANUARY 10; 6-8PM FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Please join us in celebrating MCBA’s Artist Cooperative at their annual exhibition, raw: a journey of discovery from material to realization. This exhibition explores the intersection of ideas, objects, and emotions, featuring work by 11 co-op members: Wendy Fernstrum, Georgia A. Greeley, Marvel Grégoire, Karen Kinoshita, Monica Ed…
  •   Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is currently accepting applications for a full-time Development and Events Manager. This position works with staff leadership and the Board of Directors to implement a comprehensive development program to secure financial resources for MCBA. This position plans and implements an individual giving and membership program, and provides coordination for special events, grants, communications, and data management to support MCBA’s ongoing growth and strateg…
  • New Editions celebrates and fosters the collection of book art. From chapbooks and zines, to broadsides, artist’s books, and fine press editions, this two-day event features over 130 original works available for viewing and purchase. New Editions includes something for everyone, from the most seasoned collector to the newest enthusiast, with items at a wide variety of prices. Join us for one or both of the following events! New Editions Public Sale Saturday, December 1, 10am-4pm Free and…
  • New Editions celebrates and fosters the collection of book art. From chapbooks and zines, to broadsides, artist’s books, and fine press editions, this two-day event features over 130 original works available for viewing and purchase. New Editions includes something for everyone, from the most seasoned collector to the newest enthusiast, with items at a wide variety of prices. Join us for one or both of the following events! New Editions Preview Night Friday, November 30, 6-9pm; Artist Pan…
  • MCBA/Jerome Book Arts Fellowships Series XIV On view November 3, 2018 – January 27, 2019 MCBA Main Gallery OPENING RECEPTION FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9; 6-8PM FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Celebrate the newest exhibition of the MCBA/Jerome Foundation Book Arts Fellowships Series! Experience the exciting new work of this year’s recipients: printmaker and book artist Cathy Ryan; artist Ioana Stoian; paper maker and social practice artist Peng Wu; and installation artist Jammo Xu. Cathy Ryan’s …
  • Quilt, Not Quilt: The Afterlife Open Book Cowles Literary Commons On view October 12 – December 2, 2018 Opening Reception Wednesday, October 17; 6-8pm Artist talk, poetry reading, and special viewing at 7pm Free and open to the public Quilt, Not Quilt: The Afterlife features twelve artists who have repurposed tattered quilts into new forms such as paper, poetry, and broadsides. The participating artists contemplated connections to the original quilts and their makers, focusing on craftsma…
  • Minnesota Center for Book Arts seeks artist consignment work for the upcoming event New Editions, which will take place Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1, 2018. New Editions, formerly called an Evening of Fine Wine & Fine Books, is an annual event dedicated to celebrating and fostering the collection of book art. Visitors are welcome to browse new items from local, national, and international artists. The curated offerings include something for everyone, from the most seasoned col…
  • Executive Director at Minnesota Center for Book Arts Type: Full Time, salaried, exempt Salary:  Depending on qualifications Benefits:  Paid holidays, vacation, sick time; medical and dental insurance, class audits and discounts Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) has begun its search for a new Executive Director. Position Purpose: The Executive Director reports to the MCBA’s board chair and serves as the organizational leader. S/he provides vision, strategic planning, and management p…