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  • 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…
  • MCBA / Jerome Foundation Book Arts Mentorship Series VII Applications are now being accepted for MCBA / Jerome Foundation Book Arts Mentorship Series VII. Please read all eligibility and application guidelines below carefully. Application deadline: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018; 11:59 pm. Book Arts Mentorship Info Sessions Learn more about the program and application process by attending one of these three info sessions: Monday, August 6th at 12 pm in MCBA Studios Thursday, August 9th at 6 pm i…
  • Peace Paper Pop-Up Art Exhibit Saturday July 28 (10am - 1pm) Peace Paper invites you to the unveiling of an art installation featuring thousands of peace paper doves designed and folded by people from all walks of life. The exhibit will be open to the public on Saturday, July, 28 at 10:30 a.m at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) at Open Book. Walk through the symbolic 2,000 origami dove installation, fold your own origami doves to contribute to this art piece, and experience a peaceful…
  • Peace Paper Pop-Up Art Exhibit Saturday July 28 (10am - 1pm) Peace Paper invites you to the unveiling of an art installation featuring thousands of peace paper doves designed and folded by people from all walks of life. The exhibit will be open to the public on Saturday, July, 28 at 10:30 a.m at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) at Open Book. Walk through the symbolic 2,000 origami dove installation, fold your own origami doves to contribute to this art piece, and experience a peaceful…
  • Freud on the Couch: Psyche in the Book, a new exhibition featuring book works inspired by the psychoanalytical concepts of Sigmund Freud, will travel to Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) from July 20-September 30, 2018. Freud on the Couch features works by nearly 30 international artists that either directly or indirectly draw from Freudian concepts, theories, and themes. This provocative exhibition asks viewers to find parallels between the ways that visual art and psychoanalysis act as fra…
  • MCBA / Jerome Foundation Book Arts Mentorship Series VII Applications are now being accepted for MCBA / Jerome Foundation Book Arts Mentorship Series VII. Please read all eligibility and application guidelines below carefully. Application deadline: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018; 11:59 pm. The Book Arts Mentorship is an artist development program aimed at introducing book arts to emerging artists whose primary medium is in another discipline. There are many reasons to explore book arts as a new a…
  • Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) seeks art for inclusion in Chronicled in Clay: Ceramics and the Art of the Story, a juried exhibition that examines how contemporary artists express narratives in clay through text, imagery, multiples, and sequence. Chronicled in Clay is presented in conjunction with Claytopia, the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts’ (NCECA) 53rd Annual Conference, which explores “the human imagination as a vehicle of restless yearning for a more liva…
  • You're invited to the opening reception of Formation! This new exhibition explores the meaning of the word “formation” as interpreted by members of the New York-based Guild of Book Workers. The 51 jury-selected works both honor the Guild’s legacy and celebrate contemporary forms of book art. MCBA is the first stop on Formation’s nationwide tour, and we’re kicking things off with an opening reception on Friday, June 22. The event runs from 6-8 pm, including a brief artist talk. Free and…
  • A Museum without Glass -- Tour HMML with MCBA Friday, July 20, 2018; 8am-5:30pm $77 members/$85 non-members Join us for a special day-long tour of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John’s Abbey and University. Experience original folios from The Saint John’s Bible and explore rare printed books and manuscripts from the HMML collection. Join others in the MCBA community for this unique chance to engage with these incredible works up-close-and-personal, without glass ca…