Book Art

Book Art Workshop

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Friday, June 14, 2019,
6pm - 8pm

$10 Includes Museum Admission | Free for Members & Children under 5

Reserve Your Spot

Turn an old book into a one-of-a-kind work of art with mixed media artist Cristina Sayers.

Learn how to turn old, unused, or damaged books into incredible works of art at a special Make Night Workshop. Work alongside Cristina and MAH staff to repurpose old books, allowing the pages to transform into something new.

Get creative. Create a statement piece using page folding, paint, and quirky decorations.

Work with an artist. Cristina Sayers is a mixed media artist based in Aptos, her work is very collaborative and colorful.

Explore three floors of art and history for an inspiring evening discovering ancestry in Guided by Ghosts or community stories in the History Gallery.

Space is limited. Reserve your spot today.
Get Your Ticket

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the two-hour workshop to ensure you have enough time to check in before the class begins.

Ticket includes workshop and museum admission. Stay after or arrive early to explore the exhibitions.

What is book art?

Book art is a growing trend among both book lovers — using pages of books (or sometimes an entire book) to create something new. You can fold old book pages into an assortment of origami animals or use watercolors to paint an image on a page. You can fold pages from a book into shapes such as trees or hearts. Book art is whatever you decide to create.

Find some inspiration on the MAH Pinterest board.

Get hands-on every Friday at Make, a series of craft nights for all ages.

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Make Nights include museum admission. Pop upstairs to explore three floors of interactive exhibitions.

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Sign up today for the Book Art Workshop on June 14th.