Tag Archives: SF Center for the Book

The Sketchbook Project II

Summer in San Francisco is freezing, and Sunday was no exception. That didn’t stop a hardcore group of book-lovers, artists, imagination-lovers, readers, and what have you (including myself) from gathering in the SFCB parking lot to get a look at the Sketchbook Project’s mobile library. Well, more specifically, at the 1,000 or so books that […]

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Zoe is a student at Reed College, and an amateur playwright. During the summer of 2013 she is a volunteer at SFCB contributing her time and wit to the library and her sorting talents to the California job cases in the print studio.

Call To Artists: Submit Book Works Which Speak To The Mysterious, The Alchemical, The Arcane

For all book artists, letterpress printers, bookbinders, and other practitioners of the original “Black Art”… Consider entering a piece in this upcoming show at the San Francisco Center for the Book! International submissions welcomed. The show runs from Friday, September 13, 2013, to October 31 (naturally). The deadline for submission is June 30, 2013 Send […]

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Superstition 13 Invites Artists to Investigate Superstition and the Esoteric.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Exhibition Title: Superstition 13  Exhibition Dates: September 13th (Friday) – October 31, 2013 Deadline for applications: 11:59pm June 30, 2013 Please read these instructions carefully. If you still have questions, submit via email info @ sfcb.org . Please, no calls.   Superstition 13 invites artists to investigate superstition and the esoteric.  It […]

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“A thriving part of the Potrero Hill community for over a decade”

Look what we spotted on the Creativebug blog today. http://www.cbugstudio.com/blog/ San Francisco Center for the Book is just a stones throw away from Creativebug HQ and has been a thriving part of the Potrero Hill community for over a decade. This month, SFCB celebrates its re-opening in a new and larger space just around the corner. […]

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Creative Bug Helps Promote Our Open House

Today, we received this lovely email and video from Jeanne Lewis at Creativebug! “We love being being around the corner from you and continue to support what you are doing in whatever way we can.  In that vein, we cut this short video for you guys in honor of your new location. I hope you […]

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Brewster Kahle: I am so proud of my wife Mary Austin

Spotted on Brewster Kahle’s blog today. http://brewster.kahle.org/2013/04/10/mary-austin-gets-honored-at-the-ny-center-for-the-book-arts/ I am so proud of my wife Mary, who got a top honor from the NY Center for the Book Arts for her helping the field of Book Arts by starting the San Francisco Center for the Book. Presented by book artist and board member, Robbin Ami Silverberg, […]

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Ten Years of Organization and Printing: Pictorial Websters

The San Francisco Center for the Book is a big fan of the Pictorial Websters, so of course we were smitten with this mini-documentary on Vimeo Pictorial Webster’s: Inspiration to Completion From the discovery of the 1898 International Dictionary to Linotyping the entries to printing the last print on the Vandercook to cutting the fingertabs […]

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San Francisco Center for the Book Sponsoring and Attending CiviCon 2013 in Berkeley, CA

  CiviCon is the annual, international meeting of CiviCRM users, implementers and developers. CiviCon is the place to share knowledge, experience and to discuss the future of the CiviCRM project. This is the first year attendees will have 2-days to deepen their understanding of the powerful platform and their connections with the CiviCRM community. What […]

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San Francisco Center for the Book Open House

On Friday, April 26, 2013, join us for an evening of art, printing and bookbinding. Celebrate our new home at 375 Rhode Island Street. There will be printing demonstrations, learn simple bookbinding techniques to make a keepsake, try your hand at calligraphy or make some artist trading cards. We’ll be celebrating from 6:00 – 9:00pm […]

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Printeresting Visits San Francisco Center for the Book

Jenn Pascoe of Printeresting was in San Francisco last week for Codex and had the opportunity to visit the San Francisco Center for the Book. We were so pleased to be given permission to share the post here. Thanks Jenn! Click here to see the original post. Dispatch From California Here’s a mini post from […]

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