Inspirations

Letterpress Printing: Text + Image Crane Giamo, Instructor June 14—August 2 Tuesdays, 5:00—8:00 Book Arts Studio, J. Willard Marriott Library, Level 4 $340, register here. Get a handle on what it takes to crank out an edition of gorgeous letterpress prints. This active, eight-week class introduces the fundamentals of letterpress, from...

In the 1950s, the Ford Foundation and the Fund for the Advancement of Education recognized television as “the most powerful medium of communication yet devised by man.”  In that decade, the number of home television sets skyrocketed from 50,000 to 50 million, and educators, government...

“Stones stand at stiff attention as sun nears” MILITARY CEMETERY Here stationed without trumpet, without tears Are the unwilling dead. Days walk the rounds Of sentry duty past the ordered mounds. Stones stand at stiff attention as sun nears, Inspects them and departs. On earthen ears The volley from the silent rifle...

Rare Books is proud to support the Book Arts Program with its collections. For more information about the Book Arts Program and future workshops, visit their website or like them on Facebook. Up-cycled Stories: Books as Process Julianna Christie, Marnie Powers-Torrey & Emily Tipps May 28 Saturday, 10:00–6:00 Book...