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Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
Octavofest: Celebrating the Book and Paper Arts
Featured Octavofest Guest at the Morgan Conservatory this Summer
The Morgan Conservatory’s Summer Workshops are open for registration, and include several workshops focusing on book binding and book arts techniques.
The Morgan is excited to have Jim Canary, featured speaker with Octavofest 2018, teaching there this summer. The Morgan Conservatory seeks out nationally recognized artists and educators to teach workshops in book binding and book arts, hand papermaking, and printmaking.
For a select list of related workshops, download the Morgan's Book Arts Workshop Flier. Additional workshop descriptions, full teaching artist’s biographies, and registration are available online at http://www.morganconservatory.org/workshops-by-category.
Jim Canary is the Conservator at the University of Indiana, Bloomington’s Lilly Library. The Lilly Library is the principal rare books, manuscripts, and special collections repository of Indiana University, serving as a resource for scholars throughout the world as well as a center of cultural enrichment. He has expertise on Asian book history, conservation, and preservation, and has worked with ancient Tibetan manuscripts. Canary will also participate in Octavofest events in Cleveland in late October.
For more information, including a scheduled of events, visit Octavofest.org.
Friday, May 25th, 2018
The Library at AHA! Festival Thursday, June 7
Visit the Michael Schwartz Library's table at the AHA! Book Festival on Thursday, June 7 at the Playhouse Square, Keybank State Theatre Lobby, 1519 Euclid Avenue. On display from 11:00 am – 8:00 pm will be a selection of our favorite photographs, copied from the Cleveland Press Collection in Special Collections at CSU’s Michael Schwartz Library, and all displayed online in our Cleveland Memory Project. Early photos of the Terminal Tower, Mr. Jingeling, Euclid Beach, Eliot Ness, Ghoulardi, and a host of other memories from Cleveland’s past will be on display. Select prints will be available for sale at special festival prices.
Meet Richard Klein, author of "Let’s Go Shopping at the Square" Cleveland's Leading Downtown Department Stores: A Business Legacy and The Legacy of the Pharmacy Industry:Cleveland, Ohio from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Ask questions about the history of Cleveland department stores or the Pharmacy industry, buy a book, and ask for an autograph!
Dr. Richard Klein has served as a professor and program coordinator at Cleveland State University for more than 30 years. In addition to his administrative and teaching responsibilities, he has written several professional articles for major publications such as Appraisal Journal, American Preservation Technology Journal and Real Estate Issues. He has most recently published several books in EngagedScholarship @ Cleveland State University under MSL Academic Endeavors, Michael Schwartz Library's publishing imprint.
The AHA! Festival: Arts and Humanities Alive runs from Thursday, June 7 through Saturday, June 9. Presented by Cleveland State University in partnership with Playhouse Square.
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