Category Archives: Exhibits

Miniature Book Society Traveling Exhibit and Lecture by Todd Sommerfeld at Cleveland Public Library

Miniature Book Society Traveling Exhibit and Lecture by Todd Sommerfeld. This hands-on discussion and presentation of miniature books will be hosted by the Northern Ohio Bibliophilic Society. Come meet local collector, Todd Sommerfeld as he talks about miniature books. He … Continue reading

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Upcoming NOBS Forum: June 18th, 7:00 pm and Exhibit of Tribute to Book Binder Jan Sobota

Our Next NOBS Forum will be: Larry Rakow, It’s a Wonder That These Exist: A Brief History of Pop-Up & Movable Books Put books into the hands of children, and collectors face a myriad of problems: crayoning, torn pages, and various stains, … Continue reading

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Figure/Ground Installation at CPL’s Eastman Reading Garden

One of my favorite places in the city is the Eastman Reading Garden, located between the library’s original Main building and the Louis Stokes Wing. It is truly an urban oasis. In addition to being a wonderful place to rest … Continue reading

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NYT Review of French Typefaces at Grolier Club

Today’s New York Times has an excellent review of French typefaces on exhibit at the Grolier Club (exhibit runs through February 4th). In addition to the article, there are several slides showing details of matrices and punches. The article can … Continue reading

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2011 Octavofest Schedule Released

The 2011 Octavofest Schedule has just been released. Octavofest is an annual celebration of the book and paper arts and has 30 participating institutions this year including NOBS. For more information on all of their events please click here.

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KSU Special Collections Exhibit and Lecture

The Kent State University Library’s Special Collections Department is currently holding the exhibit “The Nature of Natural Science” ongoing through the Summer 2011.  Below is a description of the exhibition: The Nature of Natural Science includes some of the most … Continue reading

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The Glory of the Painted Page exhibit at CMA continues through March 27

One of my favorite memories of the pre-expansion Cleveland Museum of Art was the darkened corridor next to the Armor Court, where, with the press of a button, illuminated manuscripts from the museum’s collection were indeed illuminated. For a few short … Continue reading

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