Educational Programs

Spring 2016 Opportunities for Artists & Writers at The Center for Book Arts

The Center for Book Arts is pleased to invite artists and writers to submit applications for three exciting annual programs at The Center. 


The Spring 2016 Letterpress Printing & Fine Press Publishing Seminar for Emerging Writers will take place Wednesday-Sunday, June 1-5, 10am-4pm. The seminar is tuition-free for participants and includes the cost of materials. 

Winter Workshops at the Center for Book Arts fbcadmin Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:17

The Center for Book Arts' Education Program strives to engage a wide audience, providing beginning students and professional artists alike with a comprehensive and technically challenging curriculum. The Center for Book Arts is housed in a 5,000 sq. foot loft space in the Flatiron district of Manhattan, conveniently located near public transit, and features a fully equipped bindery and printshop for workshops and classes.

International Society of Appraisers to Hold 7-Day Survey Courses in Fine Art & Antiques in October fbcadmin Fri, 10/02/2015 - 09:34

Chicago, IL (September 2015)—Antique dealers, art gallerists, estate sale professionals, and scholars considering adding appraising to their professional skillset should look no further than the International Society of Appraisers’ (ISA) intensive, week-long, specialized foundation survey courses held in suburban Chicago in October.  These on-site courses, held in an interactive classroom setting, promote peer collaboration while learning critical identification, evaluation, and market research skills.

ISA’s Online Learning Center Now Offers Core Course in Appraisal Studies fbcadmin Mon, 08/24/2015 - 09:51

Chicago, IL (August 2015)—It's never been more convenient for those interested in a career in personal property appraising to begin their journey. The International Society of Appraisers (ISA) is now offering their Core Course in Appraisal Studies the gold standard of appraiser training courses through their online self-paced, on-demand, Learning Center platform.

Groundbreaking Course to Feature Exeter Manuscripts

The School of Advanced Study, University of London is delighted to announce the launch of InScribe, the UK’s first—and freely available—online training platform for the study of medieval manuscripts, or Palaeography.

InScribe provides a set of distance learning materials suitable both for someone interested in exploring Palaeography for the first time as well as for those in need of a refresher course.

Rare Books Specialization To Be Offered at UCLA Grad School

A new specialization in Rare Books, and Print and Visual Culture has been approved by the Department of Information Studies at the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies at UCLA. The specialization, which will be added to the department’s existing specializations in Archival Studies, Informatics, and Library Studies, is open to students earning their Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree. Nationwide, there are only 13 accredited master’s level programs that offer specialized studies in rare books, special collections, or print history.
Eric Carle Museum to Celebrate Tenth Anniversary fbcadmin Tue, 02/28/2012 - 14:20
[February 28, 2012, Amherst] In November 2012, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA, will kick off its 10th anniversary with a year of special events, including parties, exhibitions, festivals, professional workshops, and family activities. The Carle, which opened its doors November 22, 2002, has become a major cultural resource in its young life, drawing more than a half million visitors from around the world and engaging audiences of all ages in picture books.
Elsevier's Fellowship Program for Rare Books Scholars fbcadmin Fri, 01/13/2012 - 09:53
Amsterdam, January 13, 2012 - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the Scaliger Institute of Leiden University Libraries announced today the founding of a three year fellowship program to enable international rare books scholars to study sixteenth-eighteenth century scientific scholarship and publishing.  The program will support two scholars to work with the extensive Leiden University Special Collections and the Elsevier Heritage Collection for a period of one to three months annually.