Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Secret Revealed: 25 Years of the Book Arts Workshop

The 25th anniversary of the Book Arts Workshop is being celebrated with a number of activities open to the public.

EXHIBIT: Baker-Berry Library / Baker Main Hall: March 20 - June 5, 2015
Often called Dartmouth’s best-kept secret the Book Arts Workshop in Baker Library is celebrating its 25th anniversary.  Created in 1989-1990 by Edward Connery Lathem, '51, Rocky Stinehour, '50, and Mark Lansburgh, '49, three former students of Professor Emeritus Ray Nash, the studio is located in the former location of Nash’s Graphic Arts Program, Baker Library Room 21-23. From its early beginnings of letterpress instruction the workshop has grown to include book binding and curricular support of the arts of the book.

PRESENTATION & OPEN HOUSE: Baker-Berry Library/ April 10, 2015
In conjunction with the exhibit the The Friends of the Dartmouth College Library will host a talk by Louise Hamlin, George Frederick Jewett Professor in Art, "25 Years of the Book Arts Workshop and More to Come" Friday, April 10, 2015 at 4 pm in the Current Periodicals Room, Baker Library. A reception will follow in the Baker Library Main Hall. 

The Book Arts Workshop will be open on April 10 from 2-4 pm for guests to tour the studios and create a keepsake. Events are free and open to the public. 

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