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Bus Trip to Colby College Museum for the Community Day Celebration of the Book

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Saturday, April 11 2015
9:30AM
 
 

Come see all the good things happening at the Colby Museum of Art!

Visit the extensive permanent collection, or catch these special exhibitions before they close: currents7, featuring Portland’s own Elizabeth Atterbury, Terry Winters: Printed Matters, and Listen to this page: Works by Bern Porter. This Community Day will also feature a book-making workshop, book fair showcasing the work of artists and small presses, conversations with artists and curators, and readings.

9:30am bus departs Portland from in front of SPACE Gallery, arriving around 10:30am.

The exhibits will be open for visiting, and these activities will be offered:
10:00am – 1:00pm Book fair in the museum lobby. Publication Studio will be on hand to bind special editions of Elizabeth Atterbury’s catalogue. Coffee available.
10:30am – 1:00pm: Book-making workshop in Mirken Education Center with Cynthia Ahlstrin. 
11:00am – 11:45am: A conversation on the photographic book featuring Dan Boardman of Houseboat Press and Larissa Leclair of Indie Photobook Library
11:45am – 12:30pm: A conversation on the books of Bern Porter featuring artist Terry Winters and poet Mark Melnicove.
12:30pm – 1:00pm: Reception with food and drinks

1:00pm bus departs the museum to return to Portland
2:30pm bus arrives Portland

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