Cascade Bookmaking Workshop

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Saturday June 3rd, 2023 – 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Create an exciting mind-boggling book! Join CBBAG-Ottawa Valley for a fun, casual workshop day and learn to make a cascading/exploding book. This is an interesting yet simple structure to learn,… Continue Reading →

Care & Handling of Books

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An Evening with a Conservator June 8th, 6 to 8 p.m. Carleton University’s MacOdrum Library Room 252 and Book Arts Lab Christine McNair, Conservator with the Canadian Conservation Institute will share on: The History of conservation and books as evidence… Continue Reading →

the ottawa small press book fair

Spring 2023 edition: June 17, 2023 span-o (the small press action network – ottawa) presents the ottawa small press book fair, on Saturday, June 17, 2023, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., in room 203 of the Jack Purcell Community Centre… Continue Reading →

Letterpress 101 – The Power of Print

A 2-day workshop Saturday and Sunday, May 27-28, 2023 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Walk in the footsteps of Gutenberg in discovering the power of letterpress printing using movable type from the collection of the Book Arts Lab. Learn to… Continue Reading →

Meeting, May 10, 2023

Join our next hybrid meeting on Wednesday, May 10th from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Book Arts Lab at Carleton University. If you would like the Zoom link to participate virtually, please send an email to Carleton… Continue Reading →

MIGRATION: An exhibition

Murray Dineen, Deidre Hierlihy, Freida Hjartarson, Shealagh Pope, Madeleine Rousseau, Beth Shepherd, Patricia Slighte, Linda Turner Where: Centre des arts La FAB sur Mill Art Centre, 8 chemin Mill, Chelsea, Québec When: April 21 to June 4, 2023 (Friday, Saturday,… Continue Reading →

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of CBBAG

All members are invited to join CBBAG on Saturday, July 29, 2023 at the Western University in London, Ontario or virtually to join in on the fun! Agenda 10:00-11:00 a.m. Coffee Hour / Social 11:15-11:30 Welcome* 11:30-12:30 Speaker 1 –… Continue Reading →

Wayzgoose 2023

45th Annual Wayzgoose Book Arts Fair Saturday April 29, 2023, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.Grimsby Public Art Gallery (GPAG), 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, OntarioFREE AdmissionMore information Every year on the last Saturday of April a fascinating group of private press… Continue Reading →

Meeting, April 12, 2023

Let’s go folks! We want and need your participation at the CBBAG-OV chapter meetings. Join our next hybrid meeting on Wednesday, April 12th from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Book Arts Lab at Carleton University. If you would… Continue Reading →

The Art of Bookbinding – Robert R. Reid Medal Event with Odette Drapeau

Odette Drapeau is the winner of the twelfth Alcuin Society’s Robert R. Reid prize and medal for lifetime achievement in the Book Arts in Canada for 2020. On February 8th, 2023, she was celebrated at the ROAAr (Rare & Special… Continue Reading →

Meeting, March 8, 2023

We are really ramping up again folks but we need you to come and participate at our meetings – just like the old days! The next hybrid meeting takes place on Wednesday, March 8th from 6 pm to 8 pm… Continue Reading →

Washi for the Book Arts: A Gift on the Brink

Isn’t washi (Japanese paper) just paper as we know it, only more expensive ? In the case of the Book Arts, the answer is a resounding no! On Thursday, March 9, 5 PM PST, tune in to Nancy Jacobi’s virtual… Continue Reading →

Meeting, February 8, 2023

We are really ramping up again folks but we need you to come and participate at our meetings – just like the old days! The next hybrid meeting takes place on Wednesday February 8th from 6 pm to 8 pm… Continue Reading →

Meeting, January 11, 2023

Here we are in the New Year and another meeting has crept up on us! Let’s see what everyone has been up to in the past year. Any projects you would like to share with us? Any new ideas for your… Continue Reading →

Meeting, December 14, 2022

Thank you to those that attended the first hybrid CBBAG-OV meeting at the Carleton University Book Arts Lab. It was lovely to see those returning and also a few young people that may become members! The following roles were confirmed:… Continue Reading →

Meeting, November 9, 2022

Changes to the CBBAG-OV executive and future chapter meetings Hello. My name is Amy Jenkins and I’m a CBBAG-OV member. Earlier this summer I agreed to take on the role of President of the Ottawa Valley chapter while Spike completes her… Continue Reading →

Beautiful and Useful: The Douglas Schoenherr Donation of Books Published by Kelmscott Press

The National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives exhibition features books and related ephemera published by Kelmscott Press, established in Hammersmith, London, in 1891 by William Morris (1834–1896) — novelist, poet and leading figure in the British Arts and Crafts… Continue Reading →

Prochain comité d’acquisition des livres d’artistes – BAnQ

[This post is available in French only] La tenue du prochain comité d’acquisition pour les livres d’artiste qui se tiendra le 17 octobre prochain. Nous vous invitons donc à soumettre vos œuvres d’ici le vendredi 16 septembre. Trois bonnes raisons de déposer : Les comités d’acquisition: Les livres d’artistes… Continue Reading →

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