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Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation

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1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
216.361.9255 http://www.morganconservatory.org/

March 2018

Paper Trails, National Juried Exhibition

March 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation, 1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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The Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Educational Foundation is proud to present Paper Trails, our sixth annual and second national juried exhibition. ​ The artwork selected by our jurors this year pushes boundaries of paper as a medium and reinvents the traditions of bookbinding and printmaking. Technically as well as conceptually intriguing, it is not devoid of humor. This exhibition is a great representation of visually striking ways contemporary artists interact with paper as a medium. It features 69 works by 52 artists in…

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June 2018

Eco-Printing

June 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - June 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation, 1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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$260

Eco-printing is a form of close-contact printing using botanical matter and metals to add color and design to paper and various textiles. Combining these materials with particular techniques produces natural colors and unexpected prints. There is no one right way to go about it. It is a process of experimentation, and a very addictive one. This workshop will show you the basics so you can experiment further at home. Each student will receive a silk scarf, one-fourth yard each of…

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Portfolio Structures for Artwork and Collections

June 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - June 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation, 1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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$250

Learn how to professionally present and store drawings, prints, handmade papers, maps, photographs, etc. in your own handmade portfolios. To begin, you will explore variations and make a 9” x 12” prototype with chiseled-in ties. You will also construct a larger 19” x 25” portfolio with either sleeves and an expanding pocket, or a sturdy multi-fold inner wrapper from a selection of vibrant German Duo bookcloth. Jean will provide neutral recycled paper for interior envelopes, sleeves, and pastedowns, and a…

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BigAss Papermaking Returns

June 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - June 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation, 1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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$295

After a three-year hiatus, we're breaking out the vat and putting together the screens for another weekend of BigAss Papermaking. This outdoor hands-on, feet-in experience will focus on making 6x9 ft. kozo sheets usinga 10x12 ft. vat. This includes cooking and beating the fiber to prepare it, and the use of dyes and pigments. You will also have the chance to use large deckle boxes to make more individualized sheets. As time permits, we will discuss surface treatments and uses…

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Narrative Treasure Box

June 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - June 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation, 1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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$265

Treasure is not always measured by monetary value. Sometimes simple objects that hold personal meaning can be as valuable as gold. Using a variety of layering, transfer and mark-making techniques, and working from a personal memory or favorite narrative, you will create a hardcover accordion book. You will then learn to create a single tray partition box with a built in shadow box that will allow for permanent storage of a personal object alongside the newly made book. Please bring…

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Letterpress Fundamentals: Print Your Own Greeting Cards

June 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - June 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation, 1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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$160

Are you fascinated by letterpress and interested in doing it yourself? This workshop will give you the skills needed to start letterpress printing your own work, while you create your own signature cards and stationary. You’ll learn the basics of setting lead and wood type by hand, and master the mechanics of printing on the Morgan’s incredible, flexible Vandercook presses. By the end of the workshop, you’ll have a small edition of handset, hand-printed letterpress cards, and you’ll know your…

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A “Signature” Binding Structure: Nag Hammadi Codex VI

June 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - June 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation, 1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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$240

Discovered in a cave in Egypt in 1945, the Nag Hammadi Codices may date back more than 1500 years. Working with leather, papyrus and paper, you will create a full-size model of the original binding with a blank text block of one of the books in this ancient collection. Time permitting, you will also create attachment (closure) and cornering samplers. Julia Miller will share some of her research on the history of this early Coptic codex, including an opportunity to…

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Summer Bouquet: Letterforms, Abstractions and Flowers

June 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - June 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation, 1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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$185

Symmetry. Color. Abstraction – these artistic elements have attracted artists throughout history to using botany as a subject in their work. This two-day letterpress workshop will allow you to render beautiful abstract flowers by printing wood and metal letterforms using repetition, symmetry, and a mix of wild colors. You will be able to create at least one flower composition, while making enough copies to exchange with classmates at the end of the workshop. No prior letterpress experience is necessary.

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Art and Text Remix

June 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - June 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation, 1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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$200

Integrate both text and image in the structure of an artist book in this two-day workshop. Original content will be prompted by writing exercises inspired by the Dada and Surrealist movements and designed to generate unexpected text. You will learn techniques for putting text on pages through hand-writing, drawing, stamping, stenciling and transferring. Processes for image creation will involve the transformation of photos through collage, monoprint and carbon paper drawings. Page layouts for integrating text and image will be emphasized…

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October 2018

Morgan Conservatory 11th Annual Benefit and Art Auction

October 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation, 1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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$25 – $350

Join us On Saturday, October 6 for the Morgan's 11th Annual Benefit Galal and Art Auction. We'll be celebrating the magic of the Morgan with papermaking, print, and bookmaking demonstrations, a live music perfomance by Glenn Holmes Trio, and a silent auction featuring work by local and regional artists and Morgan Artists-in-Residence. Ticket includes hors d'oeuvres. Cash Bar. Upgrade to a VIP ticket to gain access to early bidding in the art auction from 5:30-6:30, an exclusive VIP lounge, and…

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November 2018

Maya Kite Presentation: An Evening of Maya Cultural Exchange

November 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation, 1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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Fall is here and our annual Kozo Harvest is right around the corner! As the leaves on our paper mulberry (kozo) trees begin to change color, we know that it's nearly time to harvest this fiber for Eastern papermaking. Eat a bowl of chili and join us for a community-wide event that serves as a hands-on introduction to the foundation of papermaking and the Morgan itself. Saturday & Sunday November 10-11 from 10 am - 4 pm While you're here…

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Paper with Purpose Taught by Anna Tararova

November 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation, 1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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$175

In this two-day workshop, you will learn every step of the papermaking process as well as painting with many thin layers of finely beaten cotton pulp. You will pigment fiber and form sheets of abaca as the canvas for pulp paintings. With the sheet still in the mould and deckle, you will paint and stencil using colored cotton mixed with formation aid, overlapping and mixing pigmented fiber to create atmospheric, watercolor-like papers as well as graphic artworks. No prior experience…

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Kozo Harvest 2018

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation, 1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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Fall is here and our annual Kozo Harvest is right around the corner! As the leaves on our paper mulberry (kozo) trees begin to change color, we know that it's nearly time to harvest this fiber for Eastern papermaking. Eat a bowl of chili and join us for a community-wide event that serves as a hands-on introduction to the foundation of papermaking and the Morgan itself. Saturday & Sunday, November 10-11 from 10 am - 4 pm While you're here…

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