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From the traditional crafts of papermaking, letterpress printing and bookbinding to experimental artmaking and self-publishing techniques, Minnesota Center for Book Arts is the place for you to feed your curiosity, stretch your creativity and get your hands dirty! Try a workshop... take in an exhibition... bring your kids to a free family day... opportunities abound!
HOW TO GET HERE
By bus: We are located on Metro Transit bus routes 7 and 22. The nearest stop is right outside Open Book at Washington Ave. S. and 11th Ave. S.
By rail: We are located five blocks east of the Downtown East / Metrodome light rail station.
By car: Limited parking is available in the Open Book lot adjacent to the building. Events in the building may limit availability. Metered street parking, pay lots and public ramps are also available nearby. Handicapped spaces are available in the Open Book lots near the front and rear entrances. Note: Metrodome events can affect parking availability.
TOURS AND PRIVATE WORKSHOPS
STUDIO ACCESS OPPORTUNITIES
Have you taken an intro workshop, but feel a little uncertain about working independently? Gain confidence by participating in open studio. Open studio sessions are not workshops; they are opportunities to work independently under the watchful eye of an experienced artist who can answer questions, share tips and tricks, and help you hone your skills. Dates and times are listed among the Adult Workshops schedule. Register online or by calling 612.215.2520.
BOOKBINDING OPEN STUDIO
MARBLING OPEN STUDIO
PAPERMAKING OPEN STUDIO
LETTERPRESS OPEN STUDIO
VISUAL JOURNAL COLLECTIVE
EQUIPMENT / STUDIO RENTAL
Fees depend on the equipment rented. MCBA members receive a 10% discount on hourly rental fees. Call 612.215.2520 to inquire about availability.
Equipment training sessions are included on the Adult Workshops schedule. An equipment training tutorial can also be scheduled to suit your needs. To inquire, contact Emma Allen at 612.215.2533.
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