The Pierro Gallery at the Baird Center in South Orange will host “Pages and Explorations,” a Book Arts exhibition, from December 10-18 from 11 .m. to 4 p.m. (closed Sunday.)
The exhibition will feature stories and pages in progress before they become a book.
In addition, the gallery will hold a Book Arts Roundtable Holiday Sale of handmade objects by members of the Book Arts Roundtable, on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Available for sale: Handmade Books, Paper Art, Etchings, Gift Tags and Cards,
In conjunction with the exhibition, the gallery will hold the following workshops:
1. Dec. 11 at 11:00am, “Make a Mini Pocket Travel Journal with Debbie Livingston”
In this workshop you will learn how to make a simple soft covered 3 hole pamphlet stitch journal with a Turkish folded map.
2. Dec. 12 at 11:00am, “Making a Collage with a Story with Liz Demaree”
We will make three collages using three different elements; background characters, people and symbols. When they are finished we will create a story/stories about them in a unique fashion.
3. Dec. 13 at 1:00, “Make a Carousel Book with Lynne Buschman”
For all workshops:
Materials will be supplied, but if you wish to make a holiday themed book, bring papers and rubber stamps. Some book binding experience helpful.
Fee: $5.00 per workshop, supply list for Making A Collage with a Story will be sent when you register.
Please bring a mat knife, a surface to cut on, scissors and a ruler to each workshop. You must reserve a spot for the workshops by emailing the Roundtable at [email protected] or calling 973-761-7151.
Space is limited to 12 per workshop. Each workshop approximately 2 hours
The Baird in the Pierro Gallery, 5 Mead St. South Orange NJ.