Bookbinding Workshops / Classes in the USA (2015)

Please check the updated list of bookbinding workshops and classes in the USA for the year 2017

Find below a list of bookbinding courses and workshops in the USA. All courses listed are available to the public, some are day courses, others are multi-day courses and some are full time.

If you know any other bookbinding courses and/or book arts workshops (paper making, marbling, conservation, etc.), please share links or any other contact information in the comments section below. Thank you =)

AL | CA | CO | ID | ILIA | KY | ME | MD | MA | MI | MN | NH | NY | NC | OR | PA | TX | VA | WA | WI

Multiple Locations

Karen Hanmer
http://www.karenhanmer.com/teaching/
phone: 847.724.6324

Alabama

Tuscaloosa

Book Arts Pro­gram at the Uni­ver­sity of Alabama
http://www.paperbookintensive.org/classes-2015/
http://bookarts.ua.edu/curriculum/

California

Los Angeles

BookArtsLA
http://bookartsla.org/


Type Camp
http://www.typecamp.org/camps/

Lettering, Printing & Typography camps all over the world

Muir Beach

Coleen Curry’s Bindery
http://www.coleencurry.com/teaching/
http://handbookbinders.org/workshops/

Oakland

Mills College
http://www.mills.edu/academics/graduate/eng/programs/MFA_in_bookart.php


Flying Fish Press
http://www.flyingfishpress.com/workshops/index.html
email: [email protected]
phone: 510.526.4176

 

Workshops by book artist Julie Chen (no summer workshops in 2015)

San Diego

Multiple Locations
http://www.sandiegobookarts.com/Workshops.htm

San Francisco

San Francisco Center for the Book
https://sfcb.org/workshops
email: [email protected]
phone: (415) 5650545

375 RHODE ISLAND ST, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133

There are too many bookbinding courses available to list here. Please check the San Francisco Center for the Book website (above) for more info.


Type Camp
http://www.typecamp.org/camps/

Lettering, Printing & Typography camps all over the world

Santa Cruz

Wishi Washi Studio
http://www.wishiwashistudio.com/WORKSHOPSFALL15.HTML

Santa Rosa

Bookbarnkat Studio
http://www.bookbarnkatstudios.com/workshops/

Colorado

Telluride

American Academy of Bookbinding
http://bookbindingacademy.org/courses/telluride-2/

Idaho

Santa

Old Way Bookarts Tools and Workshops
http://www.traditionalhand.com/oldway/

Illinois

Chicago

Starshaped Press
http://www.starshaped.com/teaching/
https://www.facebook.com/StarshapedPress/
phone: (773) 728-6359

4636 N. Ravenswood #103 · Chicago, Illinois 60640

Letterpress workshops

Ornamental letterpress workshop — $100, (includes all materials)

Saturday, October 10, 2015. 10am – 4pm


Glenview

Karen Hanmer
http://www.karenhanmer.com/teaching/
phone: 847.724.6324

Workshops, private lessons and demo books

Iowa

Iowa City

The University of Iowa Center for the Book
http://book.grad.uiowa.edu/

Kentucky

Louisville

Lettersong
http://www.bonnie-stahlecker.com/info/

Maine

Deer Isle

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
http://www.haystack-mtn.org/programs/

Maryland

Silver Spring

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
http://www.pyramidatlanticartcenter.org/#!workshops/c4u1

Massachusetts

Boston

North Bennet Street School
http://www.nbss.edu/education/continuing-education/
http://www.nbss.edu/education/programs/

Easthampton

Daniel E. Kelm
http://danielkelm.com/core/wideawake/3/1#/galleries/9

Michigan

Detroit

Signal-Return
http://www.signalreturnpress.org/workshops/
email: [email protected]
phone: (313) 567-8970

1345 Division Street, #102, Detroit, MI 48207

Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Book Arts Center
http://kalbookarts.org/workshops/
email: [email protected]
phone: (269) 373-4938

Park Trades Center, Suite 103A, 326 W. Kalamazoo Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Bookbinding workshops in many binding styles, as well as courses in paper making, marbling, letterpress, woodblock printing, etc.

Minnesota

Minneapolis

Minnesota Center for Book Arts
http://www.mnbookarts.org/

New Hampshire

Hanover

Dartmouth College Library
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~library/preservation/bookarts/book_art_fallschedule_2015.html

New York

Brooklyn

The Arm Letterpress
http://www.thearmnyc.com/workshops

Hudson Valley

Paper Dragon Books
http://paperdragonbooks.com/Teaching
email: [email protected]
p
hone: (646) 633-7179

One year bookbinding apprenticeship program

New York

Center for Book Arts
http://centerforbookarts.org/learn/


Type Camp
http://www.typecamp.org/camps/

Lettering, Printing & Typography camps all over the world

Rosendale

Women’s Studio Workshop
http://www.wsworkshop.org/

North Carolina

Brasstown

John C. Campbell Folk School
https://classes.folkschool.org/

Charlotte

Ciel Gallery
http://www.cielcharlotte.com/sign-up.html

Durham

Type Camp
http://www.typecamp.org/camps/

Lettering, Printing & Typography camps all over the world

Penland

Penland School of Crafts
http://penland.org/books/

Oregon

Multiple Locations

Mission Creek Press
http://www.missioncreekpress.com/
email: [email protected]
phone: 541-278-9201

519 NW 9th, Pendleton, Oregon 97801

Coos Bay

Coos Art Museum
http://www.coosart.org/class-listing/
email: [email protected]
phone: (541) 267-3901

235 Anderson Avenue, Coos Bay, OR 97420

Watercolor Journal Bookbinding with Mary Humphrey

Portland

Oregon College of Art and Craft
https://ocac.edu/programs-study/book-arts
https://cms.ocac.edu/taxonomy/term/2


Thompson Conservation Laboratory
http://home.teleport.com/~tcl/workshop.htm

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Bella Forte Books
http://bellafortebooks.com/
email: [email protected]
phone: 215-828-9261

2202 Alter Street, Studio 1
, Philadelphia, PA 19146, (by appointment)

Online courses, studio workshops, and bookbinding store

Texas

Dallas

The Craft Guild
http://www.craftguildofdallas.com/classesWorkshops.php

Beginning Calligraphy (Beginner)
$90.00 + 25.00 Supply fee to be give to instructor at time of class
The class will focus on the aspects of calligraphy for the beginning calligrapher. You will learn the fundamentals of bookhand and basic layout including lining, fundamental strokes, pen maintenance, paper and ink selection, etc. All necessary supplies will be provided.

Sat Oct 10th 2015. 3 hour Class 9:30am to 12:30pm

Introduction to Medieval Calligraphy (Intermediate/advanced)
$90.00 + 50.00 Supply fee to be giving to Instructor at time of class.
This class assumes at least a basic knowledge of calligraphy and a desire to learn more about medieval calligraphy. Topics covered will include Iron gall ink making. Parchment preparation, goose quill hardening and cutting. A selection of medieval calligraphy hands will be taught.

Sat Oct, 10, 2015. 3 hour Class 2pm to 5pm

Virginia

Charlottesville

Rare Book School
http://rarebookschool.org/programs/

Winchester

Cat Tail Run Hand Bookbinding
http://www.cattailrun.com/workshops.html

Washington

Bothell

Pickle Bound Books
http://pickleboundbooks.com/t/classes
email: [email protected]
phone: 503-313-5613

Whidbey Island

Sweet Water Creek Farm Studio
http://www.sweetwatercreekfarmstudio.com/-workshops.html

Wisconsin

Appleton

Benjamin D. Rinehart
http://www.benrinehart.com/#!teaching/c60z