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BookFest 2022

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!

More details coming soon!

STEAMROLLER PRINTING  |  FAMILY FRIENDLY ARTMAKING DEMONSTRATIONS  |  ARTIST MARKET

 

Event Highlights:


• 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 2022 Event Poster: in blue, yellow and orange type. Free & Family Friendly, Steamroller Printing, Artmaking Workshops, Artist Market, July 16 10am-3pm

BookFest is generously supported by:

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