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Making Bone Tools and Objects by Hand

Instructor: Jim Croft


October 11, 2019, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn how to make bone tools and objects such as bone folders, needles, buttons, and more with internationally known bookbinder Jim Croft.  Find out more>

J.A.SZ Longstitch Bookbinding

Instructor: Jim Croft


October 12-13, 2019, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Jim Croft as he teaches you how to create books the "old way" with split wood boards and Italian longstitch binding.  Find out more>

Experimental Paper Formation

Instructor: Hong Hong *NEA Grant Apprentice


​November 2-3, 2019, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Forego the traditional mould and vat for a deckle box to learn new techniques in sheet forming and pulp painting. This workshop is taught by one of our NEA apprentices. Find out more>

Printmaking Fundamentals: Woodblock Relief Prints

Instructor: Claudio Orso-Giacone


November 16, 2019, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for a one-day woodblock relief workshop taught by NEA Apprentice and Ohio local Claudio Orso-Giacone.  Find out more>

One Sheet Wonders

Instructor: Jamye Jamison


January 25, 2020, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Inspired by innovative structures pioneered by book artist Hedi Kyle, you will learn how to make folded book structures from a single sheet of paper, as well as a more complex "blizzard book."  Find out more>

Pleated Paper

Intructor: James Peake


February 8, 2020, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fold your own pleated paper into countless patterns. You will learn a variety of pleating techniques including corrugations, tessellations, and spiral forms. Find out more>

Mixed Technique Papermaking

Instructor: Tom Balbo


February 15-16, 2020, 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Under the direction of the Morgan's founder and Artistic Director, you will experiment with multiple types of fibers, and gain experience in sheet forming, pulp painting, deckle boxes, and simple casting techniques. Find out more>

Boxing the Book

Instructor: Cris Takacs


February 15, 2020, 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Learn how to protect a book and other small objects by making a simple clamshell box that only requires you hands, some bricks, and minimal tools.  Find out more>

Mixed Media Collage

Instructor: Clare Murray Adams


March 7-8, 2020, 10:00 am-4:00 pm


Collage is an inclusive medium that incorporates strong compositional skills. Through found materials and media such as watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, and fiber, you will create unique pieces of artwork. Find out more>

Western Papermaking and Pulp Painting

Instructor: Anna Tararova


March 7-8, 2020, 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Pulp paint your own atmospheric, watercolor-like papers, while learning each step of the papermaking process.  Find out more>

Letterpress Fundamentals: Print Your Own Greeting Cards

Instructor: Wendy Partridge


March 21-22, 2020, 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Learn the basics of setting lead and wood type by hand, and master the mechanics of printing on the Morgan's incredible, flexible Vandercook presses. Find out more>

Traditional & Contemporary Paper Marbling

Instructors: Jenniffer Omaitz


March 21-22, 2020, 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Spend two days exploring traditional and non-traditional patterning and design through marbling on a variety of paper. Find out more>

Gernerative Measures: Creating Content for Artist's Books

Instructor: Ellen Sheffield


March 28-29, 2020, 10:00 am-4:00 pm

This workshop is for visual artists who want to explore language and writers who want to expand into a visual vocabulary.  Find out more>

Rounded Casebound Book with Curved Front Slipcase

Instructors: Jean Buescher Bartlett


April 4-5, 2020, 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Learn how to sew and round a multiple signature hardcover book that is durable and has universal appeal.  Find out more>

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