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Book Arts Workshop: The Nag Hammadi for Paper Lovers

Sat, February 9, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Registration opens at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, January 22

In this workshop, students will learn about the 2nd century Egyptian binding, the Nag Hammadi. Students will learn how these books were traditionally constructed and will recreate the binding entirely with paper.

Candy Alexandra González is a Philly-based, Latinx artist and poet from Miami, Fl. Candy received her MFA in Book Arts + Printmaking from The University of the Arts in 2017. Candy’s art works captures the essence of her experience as a first-generation immigrant in the United States.

This free workshop will take place 10 AM - 1 PM, in the Art Department, 2nd floor of the Parkway Central Library

The Art Department partners with the Philadelphia Center for the Book to bring free book arts workshops to Parkway Central every month from September to May. Space in these popular classes is limited; registration for this class will open on January 30th, 2019 at noon and is required to attend:

Those interested in receiving notification when workshop registration opens of may wish to join the mailing list on the Philadelphia Center for the Book's website, join the Philadelphia Center for the Book as a member for access to additional classes or email


Art Department
Room 208

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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