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What is Book Arts?
Book Arts at Wellesley is focused on introducing students to the art of bookmaking through historical and hands-on study. Students learn about every step of the book construction process, from making the paper to printing the text to binding it all together. Whether you're here to learn more about the history of bookmaking, specific techniques, or looking for a career in book arts, this guide is here to help!
Book Arts students have a chance to present their own work as part of the Ruhlman and Tanner conferences
Students in this class learned out to make paper from natural materials by harvesting phragmites on campus and turning it into pulp.
The Book Arts Lab often uses our letterpress printers to create materials for Wellesley College events and ceremonies.
Students are welcome to explore bookbinding at the Book Arts Lab as part of a class or during our open hours, where Katherine and student employees can assist you.