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The Art of the Book

November 9, 2023 @ 10:00 am - November 10, 2023 @ 3:00 pm

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In this two-day intensive workshop, participants will explore and study the exciting world of the history of books in Swem Library’s Special Collections Research Center. Participants will examine rare books in Special Collections, learn about the history of the book, and create a collaborative artwork using one of the oldest forms of book making through relief printmaking. Participants will receive the finished design upon completing the class.

All materials will be provided, and all skill levels are welcome; just bring your imagination!

Workshop fee: Muscarelle Members, W&M Staff, Faculty, and Students $25
Non-Members $30
Financial assistance is available through support from W&M Libraries; email museum@wm.edu to learn more.
Please note that space is limited to 15 participants.

Steve Prince
Director of Engagement
Muscarelle Museum of Art

Meghan Bryant, Ph.D.
Head of Public Services & Instruction
Special Collections Research Center

Tyler Goldberger
Special Collections Research and Instruction Associate
Special Collections Research Center


November 9, 2023 @ 10:00 am
November 10, 2023 @ 3:00 pm
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