Monday, June 6, 2011

The Art of the Book at the Mitchell Gallery

This is happening later this month at St. John's College, in case anyone's interested.

The Art of the Book
A Mitchell Gallery Signature Event.
Proceeds will benefit the Gallery’s education programs.

Reception June 25 7-10 p.m.
Art exhibit, silent auction, rare and decorative book sale, festive foods and cocktails, author readings, music and fun. Featured Speakers: Alan Cheuse, National Public Radio; Kerry McAleer-Keeler, Corcoran College of Art + Design; and Lisa Simeone, National Public Radio, master of ceremonies.

Reservations required. Tickets are $49 to $125. For more information or to make reservations visit the "Art of the Book" web page or call 410-626-2530.

Exhibition. June 17 – 25 "The Art of the Book", a special exhibit at the Mitchell Gallery of St. John’s College, will feature two and three- dimensional works by more than 45 local and regional artists, who have taken their inspiration from books.

Blind Silent Auction. June 17 – 25
The works of art on exhibit at the Mitchell Gallery from June 17 – June 25 will be sold by blind silent auction. Bids may be placed in the gallery during the exhibition or online, beginning June 1.

Workshop. Saturday, June 25, 1:30-3:30 p.m. The Corcoran College of Art + Design will present a Japanese Stab Binding workshop led by artist Kristín Guðbrandsdóttir. Fee $50. Registration required.

Visit the "Art of the Book" on the web.

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