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Kalamazoo Book Arts Center



The Kalamazoo Book Arts Center (KBAC) was founded in 2005. Their mission reads: “The Kalamazoo Book Arts Center (KBAC) facilitates, teaches, and promotes the practices of hand papermaking, printmaking, letterpress, bookbinding, and creative writing, through preserving and employing traditional technologies and combining them with contemporary ideas and techniques to reinvigorate the collaborative arts of the book.”

The organization often holds workshops in papermaking and bookbinding for community members and public school children in the form of field trips. They hold special events and sell handmade products.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Kalamazoo Book Arts Center Records

Identifier: RH-A-4316
Scope and Contents This collection contains meeting minutes from the board of the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center. It covers the years 2005-2013.The meeting minutes trace the organization’s origins as the board members discuss workshop planning, setting up their business website, and beginning the Edible Book Event and Poets & Print event. Also touched on are publicity, donor concerns, outreach, and Art Hop. Other business related matters include accounting, grants, composition of the mission...
Dates: 2005-2013