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    San Francisco, CA 94103

    Monday - Sunday :: 10:00am-5:30pm

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    Mail Art 101

    Wednesday, April 23 | 6:30pm-9:30pm

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    This introductory workshop will introduce students to the fascinating world of sending “wacky” mail! 

    Millimeter Binding

    Wednesdays, April 23, 30, May 7, 14 | 6:30pm-9:30pm

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    In this class, we will begin to explore the creative options available when making useof this modern style of hardcover binding with leather. 

    Encased Japanese Trio

    Sundays, April 27 & May 4, 2014 | 9:30am-5:30pm

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    In this class you will discover how simple traditional stitch patterns are while making three distinct and beautiful softcover books of handmade papers, each enhanced with chiyogami embellishments.

    April & May 2014 Workshop Brochure

  • Events and Exhibitions

    Current Exhibitions:

    mail/art/book : an exhibit

    co-curated by Jennie Hinchcliff & John Held, Jr.
    Runs February 14 through April 27, 2014


    Organized by Macy Chadwick, the exhibition peers into the shift lab collective's fascination with the majuscule & the miniscule . . .
    Katie Baldwin//Sarah Bryant//Denise Bookwalter//Macy Chadwick//Tricia Treacy
    Runs February 21 through April 9, 2014

    Gift Certificates

    SFCB Gift Certificates are the best gift idea for the book artist, printer and/or binder in your life.

    San Francisco Center for the Book Gift Certificates are available in any amount and can be used for workshops, Imprint Edition books and exhibition catalogs.

    Please call us at (415) 565-0545 or email us at info@sfcb.org for more details!

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