September Special Events at the Center for Book Arts
- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 8, 2003
Contact: Rory Golden (212) 481-0295 info@...
THE CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS HOSTS SPECIAL EVENTS IN CONCERT WITH NEW YORK IS
BOOK COUNTRY FESTIVAL
New York, NY - The Center for Book Arts will host a series of special
events in concert with New York is Book Country festival the week of
September 15th. The events include:
* 2003 Instructors Exhibition Reception: Wednesday, September 17, 6 - 8 PM.
* Bookworks by CBA Instructors - the show closes September 23rd
* Publication Party and Reading: Radiance & Repose, Thursday, September 18,
7 - 9 PM.
* First publication of Z'roah, the fine press of Roni Gross and Peter
Schell, featuring poetry of Brooklyn based poet Gerry Gomez Pearlberg.
* Moved to Remember: Determination Against Hate Violence Reception, Friday
September 19, 6:30 - 8:30PM. This multi-media assemblage of photos,
artwork, quotes, stories and expressions is a living testament to those who
have died and those who survive. This one of a kind book was created by
Parents and Friends of Lesbian and Gays (PFLAG) members across the nation
who are still grieving, struggling and striving for a world free of hate.
The book will be on display in the Center's foyer September 19 through
* Fall Open House: Saturday September 20, 11AM- 4PM. Visit the Center for
Book Arts and see book projects in action with demonstrations in
bookbinding, letterpress printing and paper arts, plus our 2003 Instructors
Exhibition, raffle prizes and refreshments. FREE. A New York is Book
NEW YORK IS BOOK COUNTRY - Sunday September 21, 11AM - 5PM. Visit the
Center's booth at the annual festival on Fifth Avenue. FREE.
ABOUT THE CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS
The Center for Book Arts is dedicated to the preservation of the
traditional crafts of bookmaking, as well as encouraging contemporary
interpretations of the book as an art object. Founded in 1974, it was the
first not-for-profit organization of its kind in the nation. The Center
organizes exhibitions related to the art of the book and offers an
extensive selection of educational courses, workshops and seminars in
traditional and contemporary bookbinding, letterpress printing, fine press
publishing, and other associated arts. The Center for Book Arts is
supported by local businesses, various foundations including the Lenrow
Fund, the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, the NY State Council on
the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and its members.
The Center is located at 28 West 27th Street, on the 3rd floor, between 6th
Avenue and Broadway. To get to the Center by train, take the N, R to 28th
Street and Broadway; the F to 23rd Street and 6th Avenue; or the 1 or 9 to
28th Street and 7th Avenue. Please call the Center for details on parking
in the neighborhood. For further information or to register for workshops
and classes, call the Center at (212) 481-0295 or visit
www.centerforbookarts.org. Center for Book Arts, Incorporated 1974 is a
501(c) 3 not-for-profit corporation. Contributions are tax deductible to
the extent allowed by law.
The Center for Book Arts
28 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10001
phone (212) 481-0295
fax (212) 481-9853
visit us on the web at http://www.centerforbookarts.org
or email info@...