Open Tues-Sat 10am-4pm: Closed Tuesday July 9th for a Private Event

Disappearing Art—the History and Craftsmanship of the Vanishing Fore-edge

Immerse yourself in the magic of the vanishing fore-edge, where paintings fade into gold. Join acclaimed artist Martin Frost in a virtual webinar discussing the history of the vanishing fore-edge. Benefit from valuable insights and techniques derived from the artist’s extensive 57 years of expertise in this revered craft.

Martin Frost stands as a distinguished practitioner in this art form which has been officially recognized as ‘critically endangered’ by the British Heritage Crafts Association. Noteworthy accolades, including the prestigious title of ‘Maker of the Year’ bestowed by the British Heritage Crafts Association in 2017. As well as the national honor of the MBE in the New Year’s Honors list, personally presented by Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle.

Missed the Lecture? No problem, you can access a recording of the lecture.


American Bookbinders Museum

The American Bookbinders Museum is the only museum of its kind in North America, celebrating and exploring the history, tools and stories of bookbinders and bookbinding, from its earliest forms through the changes and innovations of the industrial revolution.

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