WATTS Library Visit: RISD Special Collections’ with book artist Maureen Cummins

Friday, November 30, 2012 at 10:00am to 12:00pm

Fleet Library - Archives and Special Collections Reading Room Room 201, Mandle Building, 15 Westminster Street, Providence, RI

Visit RISD Special Collections with Watts visiting book artist Maureen Cummins.
View her work, along with the work of other book artists who use archival and historical research to create artist books. The visit will include a guided look at such artist books with RISD Special Collections Librarian Laurie Whitehill Chong, as well as an informal discussion with book artist Maureen Cummins.

Limited to 15 Brown/RISD Undergraduate students. Please register at below URL.

Maureen Cummins will visit the John Carter Brown Library from November 29th to December 1st as part of the Charles H. Watts II History and Culture of the Book Program. Her opening lecture, Artist as Archivist will take place on November 29th in the MacMillian Reading Room at 6:00 pm and is free and open to the public. On November 30th, Cummins will lead Brown/RISD undergraduate students on a tour of the RISD Special Collections Artist Book Collection. On December 1st, Ms. Cummins’ residency will conclude with an undergraduate workshop on How to Start Your Own Fine Press and Publishing Venture. Visit the Watts blog for more information: wattsjcb.wordpress.com

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