Artist’s Book Centres

If you have Internet access, it is worth visiting the websites of book arts centres as many of them have archives of exhibitions, educational programmes and details of future opportunities.

Centre des Livres d’ Artistes / Pays – Paysage
17 Rue Jules Ferry, 87500 Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche, France
Centre for artists’ books with exhibitions, archive and publication programme.

Center for Book Arts
28 West 27th Street, NY 10001, New York, USA
A major centre for book arts, with exhibitions, book arts classes and residencies.

Center for Book and Paper Arts
Columbia College Chicago, 1104 S. Wabash, 2nd Floor, Chicago IL 60605, USA
An educational centre with public access for exhibitions and feature lectures for book arts events. Their website also has an informative links section.

Idaho Center for the Book
1910 University Drive, Boise, Idaho, 83725, USA
Educational and archive centre, with exhibitions.

Nordic Centre for Artists’ Books, Oslo
NCFAB works to promote artists’ books within the Nordic countries.

Minnesota Center for Book Arts
1011 Washington Avenue South, Suite 100, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
Exhibitions and book arts classes.

Pyramid Atlantic8230 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
Exhibitions, residencies and organiser of artist’s book fairs.

Research Centre for Artists’ Publications (ASPC)
Neues Museum Weserburg, Teerhof, 2028199 Bremen, Germany
Centre covering artists’ books, magazines, mail art, Fluxus, concrete poetry, with over 60,000 artists’ publications. Open to the public.

San Francisco Center for the Book
300 De Haro Street, San Francisco 94103, USA
Exhibition programme, archive and book arts classes.

Visual Studies Workshop
31 Prince Street, Rochester, NY 14607, USA
Exhibition programme, archive collection, summer schools and residencies.

Women’s Studio Workshop
PO Box 489, Rosendale, NY 12472, USA
Artists’ books publishing and residency programme since 1974. Visit their digital web archive of artists’ publications, documenting every page of their archived books.