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July 2020 Bulletin

Save the Date: Annual Members Exhibition
These Times: Philadelphia Center for the Book Members’ Exhibition 

2020 has been an unprecedented year. A worldwide pandemic forced many Americans into their homes for months and continues to hugely affect how we live and make our living; an egregious act of police brutality was met with massive protests across America (and beyond) and galvanized the anti-racist movement; and a lack of leadership has left many anxious and frightened of the future.

For this year’s Members’ Exhibition, the Philadelphia Center for the Book wants to know: how have you responded to These Times? What work, in book form or not, have you made since the start of 2020? This work might be a direct reaction to the events of the world, or a response to your changing environment as you have sheltered-in-place. However world events have affected your life, they no doubt have influenced your creative process. We invite you to share this work in our first ever online exhibition. Please save the date for an October exhibition, and a formal Call for Entries coming in August!
  • Participating artists must be a current member of the Philadelphia Center for the Book.
  • Work must have been produced in 2020.
  • Work is not limited to books and book objects.
  • Images or videos of work will be accepted on our digital platform.
Share your projects with us!
With the move to virtual programs and activities, we've begun to miss our members. Email us ( with links to your current projects, workshops you're leading, or other book art related information. You can also share it on our Facebook page for us to repost.
Artists' Working Group
The Artists' Working Group will be meeting virtually over Zoom for the time being. If you're interested in participating, email Susan Viguers for more information.
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