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[BKARTS] MCBA - Book Arts Festival & Sale



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:   Dina Sweeney
Phone:     612.215.2528
Email:     dsweeney@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

MINNESOTA CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL BOOK ART FESTIVAL AND
SALE

WHAT:    Book Art Festival and Sale, featuring book art demonstrations
                and one-of-a-kind works by 35+ artists

WHO:    Local book artists ­ papermakers, printers and bookbinders

WHERE:   Minnesota Center for Book Arts
  At Open Book
 1011 Washington Avenue South
 Minneapolis, MN 55415
 612.215.2520
 www.mnbookarts.org

DATE/       Saturday, December 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
HOURS:    Sunday, December 14, 12 noon-4 p.m.

COST:       Event is free and open to the public.

Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is pleased to host its second annual
Book Art Festival and Sale. This two-day event will feature a wide variety
of artist's books, prints, boxes, paper decorations, holiday cards and other
unique gift items for sale by 35+ book artists ­ all in MCBA¹s studios.

ABOUT MCBA
MCBA is a nonprofit arts organization working to engage diverse artists and
learners in finding creativity, expression and inspiration through the book
arts.  MCBA provides classes in the arts of papermaking, letterpress
printing, printmaking and bookbinding for youth, families and adults.  An
artist fellowship program, artists¹ cooperative, exhibitions, lectures and
studio space and equipment are also offered.

The Star Tribune Foundation Gallery at MCBA features four to five
exhibitions each year highlighting the traditional and contemporary book
arts.  The Shop at MCBA features works by 140 consignment artists along with
bookmaking supplies and gift items.

MCBA is located in the Open Book building in downtown Minneapolis, along
with the Loft Literary Center, Rosalux Gallery and Milkweed Editions.

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