Join us in celebrating Northeast Ohio’s active community of book and paper innovators and our magnificent library and museum collections of fine and rare books during Octavofest 2018! Events will highlight Books and Paper in Global Perspective. Keynote guests James Canary from Indiana University and Ajpub' Pablo García Ixmatá from Guatemala’s Universidad Rafael Landívar will present on topics ranging from conservation of ancient Tibetan manuscripts to contemporary uses of Maya hieroglyphic writing.
Below are this year's Octavofest events at Cleveland State University and the Michael Schwartz Library:
- WatchArt! with Art Books Cleveland Members
October 2, 2018, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Berkman Hall/Main Classroom, Atrium
Free and open to the public
WatchArt! Contemporary book artists work in public; emphasis on book forms from non-Western cultures; audience participation and takeaways. Art Books Cleveland.
- Exhibit: ABC at 10 Years: A Retrospective
Through October 6, 2018
The Galleries at CSU, 1307 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Free and open to the public.
- Exhibit: Text and Textile Art in Mayan Culture
October 1- November 30, 2018
Michael Schwartz Library, first floor
An exhibit curated by Fulbright Scholar and Cleveland State Professor Emerita, Laura Martin, PhD, from her personal collection. The exhibit is free and open to the public during Library Hours.