Artspan + San Francisco Center for the Book = Artist Mixer
Mix, mingle and make! Meet artists and art enthusiasts, check out the letterpress print studio and bookbindery, try your hand at pulling letterpress prints using wood type, plus other interactive book arts activities! Light refreshments and snacks will be served. (Bonus: see the "Chronicle Books :: Born in the Summer of Love" exhibition in the gallery!) About Artspan ArtSpan believes in the power of art to enrich lives. For 20-plus years Artspan has championed an inclusive art experience and provided diverse audiences with an authentic connection to local art and artists. Artspan supports emerging and established artists who contribute to San Francisco's inimitable creative energy, while bolstering the next generation of artists and encouraging the public to engage in preserving and furthering a vibrant art community. About San Francisco Center for the Book The San Francisco Center for the Book is a center of inspiration for the book arts world, featuring the art & craft of letterpress printing, bookbinding, and artists bookmaking. We are dedicated to the art of the book! San Francisco Center for the Book offers more than 300 book arts workshops annual in our fully equipped print studio, arts and crafts room, and bindery. From introductory and project-based workshops to Core Certificate programs and master classes, San Francisco Center for the Book offers workshops that provide learning opportunities at all levels and span a wide range of book arts, including bookbinding and letterpress printing using traditional methods, as well as cutting-edge and experimental forms.