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Ian Harkness in Long Beach

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This is a reminder for an event which should be circled on your calendar!
The Artist Book Circle and the Long Beach Museum of Art invite all BOOK
ARTISTS to meet Ian Harkness who distributes English handmarbled papers,
archival handmade papers, bookbinding leathers, Italian printed papers,
calligraphy pens, nibs, and papers, parchment & vellum, repair tissues,
headbands, glassine, leather dyes, scalpels, brass type and finishing tools.
You will be able to talk shoptalk with him and purchase any and all items he
has on exhibit.  Come one, come all to a wonderful ocean-side museum event
of good talk about binding materials. And you can buy them too! Be sure to
tell your book artist friends about this special event!

It will be held on 18 August from 1 - 4 p.m. at the Long Beach Museum of

Ian Harkness at the Long Beach Museum of Art, Saturday, 1 PM, August 18.
Free parking in the (new) Museum parking lot on Ocean Blvd., west of the
Museum between two apartment buildings.

      Make a day of it! Come early and enjoy the special exhibitions in the
newly expanded Museum and have lunch in Cafe with a view!

      Ian Harkness Presentation is free in the Miller Education Center.
      Special exhibition in the Museum is Imps on a Bridge; Wedgwood
Fairyland Lustreware. This is like no Wedgwood you have ever seen: highly
colorful, extravagantly decorated ceramics that tell magical fairytales! The
exhibition is open until September 9.

      The new Museum galleries are open between 11 AM and 5 PM. Admission is
$5; $4 for seniors and students; free for members and children under 12.
Hint: the Ocean View Gallery on the second floor is not to be missed.

Please identify yourselves as being part of the Book Arts Group to receive a
dollar off the admission.

      Museum Store opens at 11 AM and closes at 5 PM in the original
Anderson House on the campus.

      Museum Cafe opens at 9 AM and closes at 4:30 PM in the original
Anderson House. Soups, coffees, sandwiches, and salads are available to
inside the newly restored 1912 Craftsman-style building, or, on the patio
around the spectacular fountain. Both spots offer terrific views.

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