Minnesota Center for Book Arts

A nonprofit organization

$8,593 raised

100% complete

$7,500 Goal

Your support today shapes the future of MCBA. Help us grow and expand access to book arts for all.


A gift today enables families and community members to enjoy MCBA’s free exhibitions, improves access to our virtual and in-person workshops, and supports programs that cultivate a fierce community of creative voices.

Your generosity will: 

Inspire civic action through artmaking like events co-hosted with the University of Minnesota and exhibitions like Solastalgia and Poetry Is Not a Luxury that shed light on the climate crisis.


Connect artists with resources, support, and visibility for their work through our Shop, galleries, and relationships with special collections.


Root communities in our studios, workshops, and artist programs.

Thanks to the Windgate Foundation, all new and increased donations will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $25,000. Double the impact of your commitment to foster a love of book arts for all. Increase your gift, and invite friends, family, and community to join us in expanding the possibilities of MCBA.

Donate $75 or more and receive a set of letterpress holiday cards printed in MCBA’s studios 

Donate $150 or more and receive a swag bag! Includes a MCBA tote stickers, button, hand-bound letterpress notebook made in MCBA’s studios.

Donate $250 or more and receive a limited edition wood type print featuring an Audre Lorde quote, made in MCBA's studios.

Donate $500 or more and receive exclusive access to MCBA special programs and a limited edition V.I.P. pass to select MCBA workshops of your choosing. 

About MCBA 

Founded in 1983, Minnesota Center for Book Arts is a nonprofit visual arts center that celebrates the art of the book. We practice letterpress printing, bookbinding, hand papermaking, paper marbling, and more! We currently offer virtual youth and adult classes, online exhibitions, and opportunities for artists of all levels. We honor tradition and embrace the contemporary. Be sure to check out our online Shop, where you can find unique artwork, art supplies, and bookish gifts!

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Minnesota Center for Book Arts

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Arts & Culture Education

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1011 Washington Avenue South, First Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415



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