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Re: [BKARTS] San Francisco



Kevin,

In addition to PCBA's BookWorks 2006, there's also the Jack Kerouac exhibit, featuring the 120 ft. long scroll typescript of On the Road. It's in the Jewett Gallery near the café that Signa mentioned.

And when you're done looking at BookWorks, drop by Book Arts & Special Collections, just a very short walk from the exhibit. The collections include books from over 400 fine/private presses, beautiful contemporary calligraphy, and the largest wit & humor collection in the world.

Check the second URL below for more info as well as our open hours, which are different from the rest of the library.

I hope to see you when you're in town.

Asa

Asa Peavy, Program Manager
Marjorie G. & Carl W. Stern Book
Arts & Special Collections Center
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
T: 415.557.4560
F: 415.437.4849
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http://sfpl4.sfpl.org/index.htm
http://sfpl4.sfpl.org/librarylocations/main/bookarts/bookarts.htmwww.sfpl.org

Currently at SF's Main Library, both running through March 19, 2006:

BookWorks Artist Talks, Saturday, March 11, 1:00-3:00 pm, in the Skylight Gallery. Join us as a group of artists with books in the BookWorks 2006 exhibit each talks briefly about his or her work. This is a good opportunity to meet the artists and to learn more about concepts and creation in making artist books.
 
"BookWorks 2006," the Pacific Center for the Book Arts members' exhibition. 6th Floor, Skylight Gallery.
 
"On the Road: The Jack Kerouac Manuscript," a 120-foot long scroll consisting of a series of single-spaced typed twelve-foot long rolls of paper that have been taped together. The exhibit also features books on Kerouac and the Beats from the Book Arts & Special Collections Center. Lower Level, Jewett Gallery.
 
The Main Library is located at 100 Larkin St.; the main entrance is on Grove St., across from the Civic Center BART station.

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