WNY Book Arts Center hosts 13th Annual BookFest

Every year, Western New York Book Arts hosts Bookfest, a festival dedicated to printmaking, letterpress printing, stenciling, bookmaking, and the overall art of the book. The family-friendly festival features all sorts of creative demonstrations and interactive activities, as well as an artist market.

Event highlights:

Outdoor printmaking with multiple hands-on presses operating outside all day! Create prints from hand-carved blocks to stencils, printing plates and more!. Meet the artists, observe, and participate in the printmaking process.

Hands-on workshops for all ages – including letterpress printed posters, bookmaking using antique equipment, and screen printing wearables – come with your own fabric item (t-shirt or tote bag for FREE printing or buy one from us for $10)

Pop Up Artist Market – highlighting WNY craftspeople, artisans, and writers. Peruse through local vendors specializing in book arts, printing, and handmade crafts.

16th Annual Book Arts Members’ Show Opening Reception – peruse works on view in the Main Gallery by over 30 member artists.

BookFest will be held at the Book Arts center – 468 Washington Street in downtown Buffalo, on Saturday, June 29, 2024 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

The event is in tandem with the Center’s 16th Annual Members’ Show.

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