Print a CicLAvia keepsake at BookArtsLA! March 26 from 11 am to 2 pm.

On March 26, Culver City, Mar Vista, and Venice will host the country’s largest open streets event! Streets will be closed to cars and open for cyclists, pedestrians, runners and skaters to use as a recreational space. Bike, Walk or Drive to BookArtsLA to make a unique keepsake for CicLAvia.   From 11 am to 2 pm BookArtsLA will be taking over our corner, by bringing our vintage Letterpress printing press and type to the streets (or more accurately, to the sidewalk)! Roll, walk or bike over to our studio where we'll be printing letterpress cards. This will be a...

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BookArtsLA Outreach

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Our outreach efforts strive to introduce the public to the broad range of artwork that goes into a book and we also encourage the public to make a book.

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More about the Artists Participating in our Holiday Sale, Nov 26 from 10 am to 5 pm

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Join us for some Holiday Cheer and Inspiration at our 3rd Annual Holiday Sale on Saturday, November 26 from 10 am to 5 pm!

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Second Annual Open House and Celebration of Dia de los Muertos - Oct 30 from 12 to 4pm

On Sunday afternoon, October 30 join BookArtsLA as we celebrate some of our favorite things.

We’ll open our studio and our wonderful board members will lead you through hand papermaking, binding your own book, and printing while we celebrate our community.

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BookArtsLA Artist Spotlight - Rhiannon Alpers

Rhiannon Alpers is a papermaker, letterpress printer and book artist. She has an MFA in Book and Paper Arts from Columbia College Chicago and a BA in Book Arts from UCSB. Her teaching experience ranges from university courses to workshop courses, to instruction in her own studio in San Francisco. What’s your connection to BookArtsLA? Rhiannon was one of the first visiting artists to teach in the new BookArtsLA studio in the fall of 2014. Her course included custom boxes to house books, photos or other beautiful items. On October 8-9, she’s returning to teach The Exquisite Wooden Board Book....

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