SATURDAY | JULY 16 10AM – 3PM
Join us for our 11th annual BookFest !!
Get creative with Book Arts Saturday, July 16, for fun, free & family friendly artmaking activities, steamroller printing, and an artist market. We’ll also be celebrating the opening reception of the 2022 Members’ Show!
STEAMROLLER PRINTING | FAMILY FRIENDLY ARTMAKING DEMONSTRATIONS | ARTIST MARKET
• Steamroller printmaking all day – Heavy Metal meets Big Wood! Watch as a construction steamroller becomes a printing press…turning hand-carved woodcut blocks into prints and T-shirts! Attendees will have the chance to purchase these one of a kind prints, meet the carving artists, and observe the printmaking process.
• Book Arts activities and workshops for all ages- including a Buffalo-themed letterpress printed poster in celebration of 716 Day, bookmaking using antique equipment, and screen printing tote bags free for the first 25 attendees.
• Pop Up Artist Market – highlighting WNY craftspeople, artisans, and writers. Peruse through 8 local vendors specializing in book arts, printing, and handmade crafts.
• Members’ Show Opening Reception – pursue works on view in our Main Gallery by over 30 member artists. Artwork ranges across all disciplines from hobbyist and emerging artist, to experienced exhibitionist.
BookFest is generously supported by: