Events and News

UPCOMING EVENTS

Regular Guild meetings are held at 7:30pm at the Hughes Community Centre, Wisdom Street, Hughes on the second Thursday of every alternate month: February, April, June, August, October, December.

Meeting outlines for 2020:

 February 13, 2020

BIND CHALLENGE 2020 announced.

Activity – Postcard from Japan

While on a walking tour in Japan in autumn 2019, Vicki walked 250km, discovered books, printing, paper making and was invited to the studio of a bookbinder. Hear about and see the discoveries without leaving Canberra.

April 9, 2020

Activity – Tiny Tomes, Grolier Club, NY

Talk by Joy Tonkin on the exhibition A Matter of Size: Miniature Texts and Bindings from the collection of Patricia J. Pistner, held at the Grolier Club, NY in 2019 .

June 11, 2020

Activity – TBA

Committee meeting January to plan the 2020 activities

August, 13 2020

AGM: please make sure your membership is current and come along and discuss the achievements of your Guild and what’s in store in the year ahead.

Activity – TBA

Committee meeting January to plan the 2020 activities.

Guild 2020 – please bring along your books for the exhibition.

October 8, 2020

Activity – TBA

Committee meeting January to plan the 2020 activities.

December 12, 2020

Bind Challenge 2020 – Set text to be confirmed

Bind Challenge, all will be revealed.

Who will receive the gift for participating in the 2020 challenge ? Enjoy light refreshments while members speak about the design, materials, binding style and the making of their entry in the ‘pop up’ exhibition.

WORKSHOPS & OTHER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Check out our dedicated Workshops page.

CURRENT / UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

GUILD 2020 exhibition of members work Mezzanine Gallery, Civic Library, London Circuit, Canberra City. Friday 11 September 2020 to Saturday 3 October 2020 during normal library hours.