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Vaughan Book Arts Celebration

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  • Books are beautiful! Explore letterpress, calligraphy, bookbinding and typewriters, along with repurposed books turned into quirky works of art. Take in a screening of the documentary California Typewriter.

    • Suminagashi (Japanese paper marbling)
    • Demonstration of Japanese bookbinding
    • Chinese calligraphy demonstration
    • Western calligraphy exercise
    • Hand Pressed Type activity station
    • Printing with Styrofoam blocks
    • Calligraphy activity station
    • Button making station
    • Make an kusudama flower station
    • Display of objects made from repurposed books, vintage typewriter and other notable items
    • Make a book activity
     2 p.m. California Typewriter movie screening
     2 p.m. Letterpress demonstration
     Other activities run all afternoon