Spring Open House & Book Lovers Book Sale
Austin Book Arts Center
by abac2014
1M ago
Saturday, February 10th10am-5pm Need a digital detox? Make something with your own two hands! The Austin Book Arts Center is excited to announce that registration has begun for the new spring schedule, with over 40 bookbinding and printing workshops for children and adults. No batteries required. Visitors can drop in to enjoy refreshments and demonstrations in bookbinding and letterpress printing. Print a Valentine for your sweetie! /////////////////////////////////////////////////// Book Lovers Book Sale Beautiful books about Book History, Book Arts, Book Artists, and Limited Editions – some ..read more
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¡Let’s Make Books/Hagamos Libros!
Austin Book Arts Center
by abac2014
5M ago
/////////////////////////////////////////////////// ABAC is participating in Amplify Austin, a city-wide 24 hrs of giving beginning at 6pm on Wednesday, March 2nd and extending until Thursday, March 3rd at 6pm. Click here to support the Austin Book Arts Center. /////////////////////////////////////////////////// After discovering the essential role of remote resources during a pandemic, especially for children, parents, and teachers, the Austin Book Arts Center began offering online workshops, bookmaking kits, and accompanying videos in 2020. Due to the generosity of donors to t ..read more
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Introducing: Delaine Leonard
Austin Book Arts Center
by abac2014
5M ago
What is your musical background? We had a close family friend who was a harpist, so I decided that was my calling while still in elementary school. My parents attempted to distract me with piano lessons and finally capitulated when my school obtained a harp. I was able to begin lessons in the 5th grade. My undergraduate and graduate degrees are in harp performance, and I’ve been fortunate to make a living as a performing (and now teaching) artist. Early in my career I performed with many of the touring shows in Central Texas—A Chorus Line, Cats, Evita, The King and I, Dave Brubeck, Ray Charles ..read more
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Introducing: Susan Gaylord
Austin Book Arts Center
by abac2014
5M ago
Please tell us about your work as a book artist and teacher. For about twenty years, making books was everything to me. I made them, I taught them, I wrote about them. From the beginning, I was only interested in the book as a vessel for content. I made books with calligraphic texts, photocopier imagery, and then natural materials. I continue to make handmade books with natural materials but also use technology through amazon’s KDP Publishing to support my bookmaking. My recent books have included Words For Our Time in response to the 2016 election, Suffragists Speak commem ..read more
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Fall Open House
Austin Book Arts Center
by abac2014
5M ago
Saturday, September 9th from 10am-5pm Austin Book Arts Center 5501 N. Lamar, Suite C125, Austin, TX 78751 Refreshments, Demos, and Registration Discounts The Austin Book Arts Center invites the public to an Open House. Come visit the Studio and see what’s new ..read more
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Chris Fritton, aka The Itinerant Printer
Austin Book Arts Center
by abac2014
5M ago
AUSTIN BOOK ARTS CENTER & THE PRESS ROOM PRESENT: CHRIS FRITTON, AKA THE ITINERANT PRINTER FOR ONE DAY ONLY ON APRIL 20TH, 2023! Fritton has spent the last eight years traveling North America visiting different letterpress print shops; to date he’s covered over 100,000 miles, visited over 200 shops, and made over 35,000 prints along the way. Join him as he recounts stories from the road, explores unconventional and experimental techniques, muses about the analog & the digital, and talks about his own stylistic journey toward the weird. Come spend time with ..read more
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20th Annual Austin Edible Book Festival
Austin Book Arts Center
by abac2014
5M ago
Join us Saturday, April 1st, 2:00 – 4:00 PM At the Baker Center Cafetorium, 3908 Avenue B FREE Admission This April Fools’ Day tradition showcases serious fun, as local bibliophiles create edible books to compete for prizes and glory. Please click here for more information.   ..read more
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Cheap Copies! With Rich Dana
Austin Book Arts Center
by abac2014
5M ago
OPEN HOUSE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Sunday, June 19th, 6-9pm Drop-in anytime. No registration required. Please bring your mask. Join us for an informal gathering of the copier-curious. Due to the overwhelming response to now sold-out workshops, ABAC decided have a party! Come on by to see demonstrations and make your own print. All are welcome! Refreshments will be served. ************************* Before social media, even before xerox-copied zines and flyers, marginalized communities used simple copying techniques– hectography (gelatin printing) mimeography (stencil printing) and spirit ..read more
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Let’s Make Letters! With Kelcey Gray
Austin Book Arts Center
by abac2014
5M ago
FREE PROGRAM ON ZOOM Wednesday, Feb. 23 from 7 – 8:30, USA Central time Join on Zoom at http://us06web.zoom.us/j/87059267062   Please join The Austin Book Arts Center and BookWoman in welcoming author and UT Austin professor, Kelcey Gray for an exciting evening of instruction & experimentation in celebration of her new book Let’s Make Letters! Experiment, Practice, and Explore. No experience is necessary! Everyone is welcome! For this one and a half hour Zoom program, Kelcey will lead 3 creative exercises designed to experiment with, practice, and explore letter forms ..read more
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Join us for the Austin Studio Tour!
Austin Book Arts Center
by abac2014
5M ago
We are excited to open our Studios to the public. Come see us! An exhibit will be on view: BOOK ARTS BEYOND We have cookies. Saturday, November 6th, 10am-7pm Sunday, November 7th,  10am-7pm Saturday, November 13th, 10am-7pm Sunday, November 14th,  10am-7pm ..read more
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