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[BKARTS] MCBA: Summer Class listings and Open House

Here is what is going on in Minneapolis! This weekend, Minnesota Center for
Book Arts is celebrating Earth Day, an opening, and the launch of our summer
class schedule!

Saturday, April 19:
*Celebrate Earth Day with MCBA by recycling everyday materials and found
objects into fun books! Drop in activities from 10am to 1pm.

*6pm-9pm: Opening reception for "Black/White [and Read]" in MCBA's Star
Tribune Foundation Gallery. This exhibition of artists' books explores
history, memory and narrative in only black and white, and features over 25
nationally and internationally revered artists.

Sunday, April 20th:

* 12pm-4pm: Join the book arts community at MCBA to launch our summer
educational, artistic and community programming! Throughout the afternoon,
faculty members will be working in the studios and demonstrations of summer
workshop topics will be held at 2pm and 3pm. Plus take part in free family
artmaking activities, and don't miss the exclusive one-day-only registration
discounts and incentives!

Visiting artist workshops this summer:

Developing Comics 101 with Sam Hiti:
Wednesdays, May 7 & 14, 6-9pm;
Saturdays, May 10 & 17, 12-5pm

Sam Hiti is an independent comic book creator whose credits include work for
Nickelodeon, Disney, Nike and The New York Times. Learn theory and process
in developing ideas for comics and breaking down the key stages of visual

Cutting for Design with Béatrice Coron:
Saturday & Sunday, May 31-June 1; 10am-4pm

A creative approach to papercutting: participants will learn to use
papercuttings as images and as tools for stenciling while experimenting with
3D structures for artist books.

Gatherings: A Portfolio of Framed Shadowboxes
with Nina Bagley Saturday & Sunday, July 12-13; 10am-5pm

Spend two days learning several different ³framing² techniques to create
shallow shadowboxes on vintage book covers from such everyday items as dowel
rods, box tops, matchboxes, and mica.

For more information, visit us online:


Emma Allen

Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Adult and Teen Program Manager
1011 Washington Avenue Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55415

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