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Five works in the Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center’s exhibition Power in My Hand: Women Poets, Women Artists, and Social Change testify to the enduring legacy of Emily...

Dead Feminists Live Again

Posted: December 13, 2016
Category: Book Arts
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Beyond the Fold: Colette Fu’s Pop-Ups

Posted: December 1, 2016
Category: Book Arts
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

“Puzzle de Brasil”: A Topographical Tourist Map

Posted: August 18, 2016
Category: Book Arts
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Wordplay and Whimsy: Priya Pereira’s Book Art

Posted: July 5, 2016
Category: Book Arts
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

5 Fast Facts: Elisabetta Gut

Posted: July 8, 2015
Category: Book Arts
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Elisabetta Gut, whose work is currently on view in NMWA’s galleries.
A brown, tropical fruit with a large segment of skin removed to reveal small, round pages of sheet music inside instead of fruit flesh. The book rests on a square woodblock with “libra—seme” printed in the bottom-right corner.

The Art of Pi Day

Posted: March 14, 2013
Category: Book Arts
To celebrate Pi Day, learn more about Emily Martin's Eight Slices of Pie.
A pie tin filled with eight small folded pieces of paper that resemble identical slices of pie with a lattice top and red filling. Each slice is labeled with a title in black and opens, containing short stories written inside.

Books Without Words (in a book with words)

Posted: September 16, 2010
Category: Book Arts
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Books Without Words: The Visual Poetry of Elisabetta Gut

Posted: September 8, 2010
Category: Book Arts
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.