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WNY Book Arts Center

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468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
(716) 348-1430

April 2020

12 Annual Edible Book Festival

April 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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What does your favorite book taste  like?? Join us for an afternoon of tasty creativity, basket raffles, edible crafts, printmaking demos, bookish vendors & more!   The international Edible Book Festival is a family-friendly event that takes place on or around April Fool’s Day (April 1st) throughout the world! This event invites participants to create edible creations inspired by their favorite book. These creations are exhibited in our gallery, viewed by attendees and then consumed!   Creations are ranked by…

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Screen Print Basics Workshop

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part workshop: participants must attend 4/7 and 4/14
WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Learn the basics of screen printing from image creation to pulling prints on paper or apparel in this two-part workshop! Participants can expect to learn a brief history of screen printing, how to create images suitable for the medium, how to burn screens, mix ink, prepare paper, and of course, print! The instructor will guide participants in using specialty artist tools in to our newly-renovated screen print studio. Completed prints can be made on paper or apparel (t-shirts, tote bags, etc). …

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Artist Talk & Workshop with Darya Warner

April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Explore the world of mushrooms with bio artist Darya Warner. During this workshop, you will learn about incredible fungi and watch the artist work directly with local species to produce artworks.   ** Please note that this workshop will be hosted digitally with the artist! We're cooking up something grand. More info TBD–stay tuned.   To view Darya Warner's stunning exhibition, please visit our online gallery to explore her work. **Have any questions for the artist? shoot us an email…

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Screen Print Basics Workshop

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part workshop: participants must attend 4/7 and 4/14
WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Learn the basics of screen printing from image creation to pulling prints on paper or apparel in this two-part workshop! Participants can expect to learn a brief history of screen printing, how to create images suitable for the medium, how to burn screens, mix ink, prepare paper, and of course, print! The instructor will guide participants in using specialty artist tools in to our newly-renovated screen print studio. Completed prints can be made on paper or apparel (t-shirts, tote bags, etc). …

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Screen Print Basics Workshop

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Learn the basics of screen printing from image creation to pulling prints on paper or apparel in this workshop! Participants can expect to learn a brief history of screen printing, how to create images suitable for the medium, how to burn screens, mix ink, prepare paper, and of course, print! The instructor will guide participants in using specialty artist tools in to our newly-renovated screen print studio. Completed prints can be made on paper or apparel (t-shirts, tote bags, etc). This…

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For Families: Origami Kusadama Flowers Workshop

April 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Practice mindfulness while learning how to create beautiful paper flowers–just in time for spring! Participants will learn how to make paper blossoms using an ancient art of folding paper, origami, and specialty paper folding tools. This workshop is geared towards families, though all are welcome to attend, ages 10 and up.  <a href="https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/Gcn0f_ejPu-1NVi8Y_FX5w">Fill out my LGL form!</a>

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Advanced Screen Print Workshop

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part workshop: participants must attend 4/21 and 4/28
WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Build on the basics of screen printing in our Advanced class! Open to participants who have taken our Screen Print Basics Workshop, this advanced class allows for further exploration into image and screen creation to create more complicated prints utilizing layering of stencils and colors. Participants can expect to become more proficient with printing tools, presses, and procedures in the Book Arts’ Studio. Once participants have taken both Basics and Advanced Screen Print Workshops, and are a paid Member in…

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Meditation Saturdays: Visual Mindfulness, Intuitive Meditation for the Senses

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on March 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 6, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 21, 2020 at 10:00 am

WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Book Arts' Meditation Saturdays Visual Mindfulness Series seeks to immerse participants in a deep exploration of the art work on view in our Gallery through meditation and discussion. Each technique invites us to use our senses whether it be listening, looking, movement, or stillness. There are many ways to enter into meditation other than traditional Buddhist-based practices! This is a welcoming environment, no previous experience with meditation is necessary. Please note: This class welcomes anyone 16 years and above. There will be sitting, some standing, and…

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May 2020

For Families: Pamphlet Stitch Bookmaking

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Come make a custom book with a hand-stitch binding in this simple step-by-step workshop. Choose a unique hand-printed paper for the book cover, and see how easy it is to bind your own journals!  This workshop is geared towards families, though all are welcome to attend, ages 8 and up. Fill out my LGL form!

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Advanced Letterpress Workshop

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part workshop: participants must attend 5/7 and 5/14
WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Build on the basics of letterpress printing in our Advanced class! Open to participants who have taken our Letterpress Basics Workshop, this advanced class allows for further exploration into hand-setting type to create more complicated formes/prints utilizing layering of type and color. Participants can expect to become more proficient with printing tools, metal and wood type, printing presses, and procedures in the Book Arts’ Studio. Once participants have taken both Basics and Advanced Letterpress Workshops, and are a paid Member…

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For Families: Wearable Art Buttons

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Participants will learn how to make customized 1" and 2" buttons using a manual button press. You can create and wear your artwork! Make your own design, create a collaged work of art, or browse through our patterns to help get your creative juices flowing. This workshop is geared towards families, though all are welcome to attend, ages 5 and up.  Fill out my LGL form!

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June 2020

Meditation Saturdays: Visual Mindfulness, Intuitive Meditation for the Senses

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on March 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 6, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 21, 2020 at 10:00 am

WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Book Arts' Meditation Saturdays Visual Mindfulness Series seeks to immerse participants in a deep exploration of the art work on view in our Gallery through meditation and discussion. Each technique invites us to use our senses whether it be listening, looking, movement, or stillness. There are many ways to enter into meditation other than traditional Buddhist-based practices! This is a welcoming environment, no previous experience with meditation is necessary. Please note: This class welcomes anyone 16 years and above. There will be sitting, some standing, and…

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July 2020

Meditation Saturdays: Visual Mindfulness, Intuitive Meditation for the Senses

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on March 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 6, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 21, 2020 at 10:00 am

WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Book Arts' Meditation Saturdays Visual Mindfulness Series seeks to immerse participants in a deep exploration of the art work on view in our Gallery through meditation and discussion. Each technique invites us to use our senses whether it be listening, looking, movement, or stillness. There are many ways to enter into meditation other than traditional Buddhist-based practices! This is a welcoming environment, no previous experience with meditation is necessary. Please note: This class welcomes anyone 16 years and above. There will be sitting, some standing, and…

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October 2020

Meditation Saturdays: Visual Mindfulness, Intuitive Meditation for the Senses

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on March 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 6, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 21, 2020 at 10:00 am

WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Book Arts' Meditation Saturdays Visual Mindfulness Series seeks to immerse participants in a deep exploration of the art work on view in our Gallery through meditation and discussion. Each technique invites us to use our senses whether it be listening, looking, movement, or stillness. There are many ways to enter into meditation other than traditional Buddhist-based practices! This is a welcoming environment, no previous experience with meditation is necessary. Please note: This class welcomes anyone 16 years and above. There will be sitting, some standing, and…

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November 2020

Meditation Saturdays: Visual Mindfulness, Intuitive Meditation for the Senses

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on March 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 6, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 21, 2020 at 10:00 am

WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Book Arts' Meditation Saturdays Visual Mindfulness Series seeks to immerse participants in a deep exploration of the art work on view in our Gallery through meditation and discussion. Each technique invites us to use our senses whether it be listening, looking, movement, or stillness. There are many ways to enter into meditation other than traditional Buddhist-based practices! This is a welcoming environment, no previous experience with meditation is necessary. Please note: This class welcomes anyone 16 years and above. There will be sitting, some standing, and…

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