Curriculum Overview

2018 CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

We have numerous classes in our Core Courses series, Special Topics series, and there are two Focus Weeks in 2017: Marbling Week & Boxing Fortnight. See below for the classes within each series and click on a workshop’s name to access the registration flier for that class.

The Core Courses

Advanced Leather Binding Restoration (April 12 - 13)
New Cloth Binding Construction (May 17 - 18)
Introduction to Book Restoration (June 14- 15 OR June 28 - 29 OR July 19 - 20 OR August 16 - 17)
Introduction to Paper Repair (October 11 - 12)
Clamshell Box Making (October 18 - 19)

The content of these six classes provides students with what
they need to develop a basic competency in bookbinding. These
six classes also serve as a necessary foundation for the more
challenging classes of the Master Series.

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Special Topics Series

Endbanding Intensive (July 27)
Book Sewing Intensive (August 2 -3)
Hand Papermaking (October 4 - 5)

Special Topics workshops are opportunities to delve deeply
into key subjects that are essential to understanding how books
have been crafted over the centuries.

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Focus Weeks

Marbling Week September 6 - 14, 2018
Beginning Paper Marbling (September 18 - 19)
Art of Fabric Marbling (September 10 - 11)
Art of Fabric Marbling (September 13 - 14)

Boxing Fortnight October 17 - 26 2018
Victorian-Era Structures (October 17)
Clamshell Box Making (October 18 - 19)
Preservation Enclosures for Rare Materials (October 24)
Advanced Clamshell Box Making (October 25 - 26)

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