One of the notable individuals featured in our current exhibit, “The Woman Bookbinder,” is Sarah Treverbian Prideaux (1853-1933). Born in London, S.T. Prideaux ended up as one of the most distinguished female bookbinders and binding designers of her time, even though she began at age 35. She was lucky enough to
On March 17 between 5:30 – 8pm, the Bookbinders Museum will be open late for Third Thursday, honoring St. Patrick’s Day, Women’s History Month, and our new exhibit on Women Bookbinders. Come take a tour, cruise the bookstore, or check out a selection of material from the Museum’s collection about women
One of the by-products of the Industrial Revolution was a change in the status of women working outside the home. Working from home–doing piece work in and around all the other jobs that were part of running a home, or being part of the “seasonal work force” for her husband’s business–had been
March 6, doors open at 5:30, program begins at 6pm; $10 donation at the door Please join us for SF in SF at the American Bookbinders Museum, with readings and conversation from Daryl Gregory and Hannu Rajaniemi, moderated by author Terry Bisson.
The British Library is, by number of items cataloged, the largest library in the world, and is the national library of the United Kingdom. In 1973, it was established as an entity separate from the British Museum, and the bulk of its founding collections were taken from the museum’s holdings.
On February 21, please join the American Bookbinders Museum as we host SF in SF and authors Charlie Jane Anders and Lisa Goldstein, who will read from current work, then participate in an interview hosted by Terry Bisson. Doors open at 5:30; the program begins at 6pm.