BuchDruckKunst 2022

The „BuchDruckKunst“ fair runs from 1 to 3 April this year. As always during fair times the museum‘s dedicated volunteers show how work is done on the old printing presses and visitors will be able to see how lithography, intaglio and letterpress techniques work. Type casting and paper making are on show, too. Some 60 exhibitors on two floors of …

8. Biennale Buchkunst Weimar

Every other year we meet for the lovely fair in the city of Weimar. This year’s date is 26 til 28 November 2021at Seminarbegäude in Congresscentrum Neue WeimarhalleUnesco-Platz 199423 Weimar Opening hours:Saturday 10am to 7pmSunday 10am to 5pm Due to the ongoing pandemic situation some regulations must be operational during the fair:Admission only for people who are either vaccinated or …

7. Buchkunst Weimar

The Fork and Broom Press will be exhibiting at this year’s book arts fair in Weimar. The fair is only every other year, so don’t miss out on this one! The fair will be open to the public as follows:Saturday 30 November from 10am to 7pmSunday 1 December from 10am to 5pmThere will be an opening celebration on Friday evening …

A farm full of books and a barn filled with stories: schedule 17-25 August

The schedule of events in August is finalised. There is much you can choose from: Open Studio, an exhibition of artist’s books, readings, guided tours. During the “tales in the barn” there’ll be readings from a choice of my artist’s books accompanied by the stories how the books came into being from a first glimpse of an idea through to …

A farm full of books and a barn filled with stories!

In 1999 I started making books in my own studio. What I had at the time was one proofing press and some metal type and a lot of enthusiasm. I went to a number of bookbinding classes. Two decades on from then I have two proofing presses, a number of smaller platen presses, some estimated 10 tons of metal type …

Open Studio: March + August

There are two Open Studio events coming up this year!The first will be on 15 March celebrating the first anniversary of artistic printmaking techniques being awarded cultural heritage status in Germany. We’ll be open on the Friday from 3pm to 8pm giving visitors the opportunity to have a go at one of the presses. More on this event and the …

BuchDruckKunst 2019

BuchDruckKunst: the fair presenting bespoke artist’s books and works of print. More than 50 atists showcase their works of art made using traditional, new and experimental printmaking techniques, calligraphy and whatever is related to the book arts. As always along with the fair the museum’s workplaces are open and working. The Fork and Broom Press will be there presenting its …