SATURDAY | JULY 15th 10am–3pm
Join us for our 12th annual Buffalo BookFest !!
Get creative with Book Arts Saturday, July 15, for fun, free & family friendly art making activities, steamroller printing, an artist market & more. We’ll also be celebrating the opening reception of our 15th Annual Members’ Show!
OUTDOOR *STEAMROLLER* PRINTING • FAMILY FRIENDLY HAND-ON ART MAKING WORKSHOPS • LOCAL 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 wearables! Attendees will have the chance to purchase these one of a kind prints, meet the carving artists, and observe the printmaking process.
• Hands-on workshops for all ages – including letterpress printed posters, bookmaking using antique equipment, and screen printing wearables – come with your own fabric item (t-shirt or tote bag for FREE printing or buy one from us for $5!)
• Pop Up Artist Market – highlighting WNY craftspeople, artisans, and writers. Peruse through 8 local vendors specializing in book arts, printing, and handmade crafts.
• 15th Annual Book Arts Members’ Show Opening Reception & Opening Reception of works by Tammy McGovern – pursue works on view in our Main Gallery by over 30 member artists, and works by our Studio Resident Tammy McGovern on view in our Studio Gallery.