COVID-19

Although the real world has paused in its celebration of fine books and collections, it is still very much possible to find delights online. Here are five suggestions:

Determine how you like your rare books (rare, medium rare?):
A marvelous tweet from Durham Cathedral Library inspired by the ‘How

Berkeley, California — PBA Galleries announced the postponement of upcoming auctions as part of the ongoing efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19. Seven Bay Area counties and the City of Berkeley have issued a shelter-in-your-residence order which has resulted in PBA Galleries suspending operations until at least April 7 . The auctions specifically affected are the “Art & Archaeology of

New York — TEFAF New York postpones the upcoming TEFAF New York Spring 2020 fair, with a focus on Modern and Contemporary Art & Design, originally planned at the Park Avenue Armory May 8-11 2020. The new dates for this fair will be 31 Oct - 4 Nov 2020, with a preview day on October 30. As a consequence, TEFAF New York Fall

New York — The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today a robust selection of online content and social media initiatives that offer ways for audiences to access and enjoy its collection, programs, and educational resources while the Museum is temporarily closed. The newly launched #MetAnywhere is surfacing content from across the Museum's deep digital reserves, while inviting creative

The book fairs held in New York City during Rare Book Week last week just skirted by state and national precautions against large group gatherings, which are now shortening, postponing, or cancelling several upcoming book and art fairs.

First, the London Book Fair (a publishing industry event, not a rare book fair) announced its decision last week to cancel. Similar announcements from