Two major events in the Bay Area this month for book lovers and book artists. Codex 2017 is part of the 6th Bienniel International Book Fair and Symposium at the Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbor Way South, in Richmond. The Book Fair is open to the public, and runs Sunday, February 5 through
In over a year of giving tours at the American Bookbinders Museum, I have spoken about the women in mid-19th-century binderies who sewed books, day in and day out. Speed was of the essence: By the mid-1800s many of the time-consuming processes of binding had been mechanized, increasing production capacity hugely.
Are you a librarian, archivist, museum specialist, or other kind of information professional? On Tuesday, November 29, from 6-8pm, The American Bookbinders Museum is having a reception just for you in order to share our exhibit on the Florence Flood of 1966, entitled BOOKS AND MUD: THE DROWNED LIBRARIES OF
For August’s Third Thursday, the ABM played host to the Cartoon Art Museum’s Cartoon Bootcamp Open Studio last night. Visitors got to see some of the amazing artwork by students in the Character Design and Storytelling sections; to play two of the board games designed by Game Creation students, and to
It’s the Thursday evening before Memorial Day weekend. Maybe you’ve got plans, maybe you’re looking to start the weekend a little early. Or maybe you’d like to unwind after a busy day and do something a little off the beaten path. We have you covered. The first ABM Happy Hour
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
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.
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.