Events

Saturday, July 7th, 2018 | 12–5pm
WNY Book Arts Center | 468 Washington Street in downtown Buffalo, NY 14203
FREE!

Join us for our 7th Annual Buffalo BookFest, a gathering of printers, book artists, and lovers of the craft! WNYBAC’s Buffalo BookFest is a day-long festival dedicated to printing and the book arts, with free hands-on demos all day, for all ages. 

This event is FREE and open to the public, taking place inside both floors of the Book Arts Center, stretching across the newly opened Mohawk Street, and spilling into the adjacent parking lot–you won’t want to miss this festival!

Buffalo BookFest special event highlights:

  • Steamroller printmaking all day – Heavy Metal meets Big Wood! Artists from near & far have carved giant woodcut blocks to be printed using the awesome power and weight of the most mobile of printing presses: a steamroller! Festivalgoers will have the chance to purchase these one of a kind massive prints and meet some of the artists!
  • Schedule of FREE Book Arts Demonstrations for all ages
  • Artist Market and Vendor Fair all day – Peruse through artisan Vendors specializing in book arts, printing, and hand hewn crafts. The market will be held on the ground floor of WNYBAC and outside! Guests can browse through a great selection of hand-printed items, bookbinding supplies, paper, new books, and even local publications for sale in our air conditioned gallery.

Interested in being a vendor? Click here!

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HUGE Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Admission to BookFest is Free – Free Parking on adjacent streets or take the Metro Rail down! – Paid lots next door. For more information and vendor applications please visit www.wnybookarts.org/events, call us at 716-348-1430 or visit us in the store Wednesday-Saturday 12-6pm.

 

 

 

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our funders listed below, for providing support to WNYBAC's ongoing programs taking place throughout Western New York:

NYSCA M & T Art 4 Moore Zenger Group Evans Bank Community Foundation
Baird Foundation Cameron Jane