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Connecticut Museum of Culture and History, Workshop

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Free

Beginning Bookbinding Workshop

$30

Be it medieval illuminated manuscripts or a Ming dynasty scroll; handmade books are meaningful works of art with a rich history. Dive into the wonderful world of bookmaking with this introductory level class where you will learn the vocabulary, history, and know-how of binding books. By the end of the class, you will have completed your own handmade book to take home!

Materials will be provided; however, patrons are encouraged to bring any scrapbooking paper, drawings, or paintings they wish to use for their book’s cover. Suitable for ages 16 and up.

About the Instructor: Mya Concepcion is a museum educator at the Connecticut Museum as well as a working artist. She holds a BFA in Painting and Art History from the Hartford Art School and has studied with various book artists.

Questions? Contact Natalie Belanger, Adult Programs Manager, at [email protected].

TICKETS (includes all materials)
$30 General Admission
$25 Members
Free for Connecticut Museum NARM members and above

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Details

Date:
June 8
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.connecticutmuseum.org/events/month/

Organizer

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History
Phone
860-236-5621
Email
ask_us@connecticutmuseum.org
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Venue

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History
1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Phone
860-236-5621
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