Workshops

Workshops at the Western New York Book Arts Center are a fun way to learn a new technique or further develop your skill set as an artist.  Our experienced instructors work hard preparing quality, informative, and fun projects for their students. Please note, workshops are geared toward all different skill levels, and all participants are welcome. Check the schedule below, and if you’re interested, fill out the registration form to reserve your spot and submit your payment!

In addition to public workshops, we provide professional development activities suitable for all vocations and skill levels.  Interested? Learn more here.

Intrigued, but not sure what some of the techniques involve?  Just check the videos in the sidebar for a better idea! Already experienced, but interested in using the studio equipment? Check out Open Studio, and look for dates below.

Workshops

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Bookbinders' Open Studio (1/26) Jan 26,2017 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Letterpress Basics (2 sessions 1/26 & 2/2) Jan 26,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Open Studio (1/28) Jan 28,2017 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Japanese Stab Binding Feb 1,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Paper Marbling Feb 4,2017 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Valentine Books for Kids Feb 4,2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Open Studio (2/4) Feb 4,2017 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Advanced Screenprint (2 Sessions: 2/8 & 15) Feb 8,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Valentine Lotus Books Feb 9,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Screenprint Valentines for Kids Feb 11,2017 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Advanced Letterpress (2 Sessions: 2/16 & 23) Feb 16,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hardcover Journal Making Feb 21,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bookbinders' Open Studio (2/23) Feb 23,2017 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Open Studio (2/25) Feb 25,2017 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Origami Book Vase Workshop Feb 28,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Screenprinted T-Shirts Mar 1,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Intoduction to Papermaking Mar 2,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coptic Stitch Journal Mar 4,2017 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Open Studio (3/4) Mar 4,2017 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Advanced Japanese Stab Binding Mar 7,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lino-Cuts (2 Sessions 3/8 & 15) Mar 8,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Screenprint Basics (2 Sessions: 3/9 & 16) Mar 9,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Button Making for Kids Mar 11,2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Letterpress Basics (2 sessions 3/14 & 21) Mar 14,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bookbinders' Open Studio (3/16) Mar 16,2017 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Open Studio (3/18) Mar 18,2017 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Origami Flowers for Kids Mar 18,2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Etching (2 Sessions 3/22 & 29) Mar 22,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Quilling Basics Mar 23,2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Sculptures (Altered Books) Mar 25,2017 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Paper Flowers Mar 28,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Page Meditations Mar 30,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Edible Book Festival Apr 1,2017 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Screenprinted T-Shirts Apr 4,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Advanced Screenprint (2 Sessions: 4/6 & 13) Apr 6,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Handmade Box Apr 8,2017 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Advanced Letterpress (2 Sessions: 4/11 & 18) Apr 11,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Open Studio (4/15) Apr 13,2017 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bookbinders' Open Studio (4/13) Apr 13,2017 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Handmade Seed Paper Apr 14,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Secret Belgian Binding Workshop Apr 15,2017 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Iris Bookbinding Apr 20,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Open Studio (4/22) Apr 22,2017 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medieval Long Stitch Vellum Journal Apr 27,2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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 Erie County M & T Art 4 Moore Zenger Group Evans Bank Evans Bank