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Literary Organization Detail:
The Center For Book Arts

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Type: Literary Organization
Name: The Center For Book Arts
Address: 28 West 27th Street 3rd Floor
New York NY 10001
County/Region: New York (Manhattan)
Description: The Center for Book Arts is dedicated to preserving the traditional crafts of book-making, as well as exploring and encouraging contemporary interpretations of the book as an art object. Founded in 1974, it was the first not-for-profit organization of its kind in the nation, and has since become a model for others around the world. Its work is channeled through five program areas: exhibitions related to the arts of the book; lectures on topics of interest to book artists and craftspeople; a modest publication schedule; services to artists, both established and emerging and, much the most prominent currently, an extensive offering of classes. Each year the Center offers three terms of courses, workshops and seminars taught by experienced book artists, and providing hands-on training in all aspects of traditional and contemporary bookmaking, including bookbinding, letterpress printing, papermaking, and other associated arts.
Phone Numbers: 212-481-0295

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Email/Website/Webmaster: info@centerforbookarts.org
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