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Book Arts: Standards and Creative Variations

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Book Arts: Standards and Creative Variations

3 Session Afternoon Studio Arts Course

3 sessions from September 13 to 27, 2021
Code: 1V00TA
This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.
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Materials for this program

Learn the rules of bookmaking…then get creative and break them!  Each week, make different kinds of books, including an accordion book, Japanese stab bound journal, and a travel journal with sewn in pages.  Once you know the basics, use a variety of techniques to personalize your handmade books to tell your own story. 

This class will be recorded.  Please see our FAQ for recording terms and conditions.

Other Information

  • The instructor is Sushmita Mazumdar.
  • 3 sessions, 3 hours each
  • This studio arts program is a Zoom Meeting to allow for patron and instructor interaction.

Patron Information

  • If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group.
  • Unless otherwise noted, registration for streaming programs typically closes two hours prior to the start time on the date of the program.
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  • Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance.
  • View Common FAQs about our Streaming Programs on Zoom.