Wisconsin Book and Paper Arts



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Wisconsin Center for Book and Paper Arts is Wisconsin's only 501.c3 non-profit, volunteer-run, cultural resource center to preserve and promote the art, science, and craft of handmade paper and books. Established in 1985, WCBPA provides equipment and studio space to artists, offers workshops and classes, demonstrations, memberships, tutorials, open studios and exhibitions to help raise public awareness of traditional hand papermaking techniques and contemporary applications including book arts.

If you are a fan of art or books, it will be useful for you to visit the Wisconsin Center for Book and Paper Arts, as well as buy book report for books that are exhibited or introduced to this topic, so you can join the cultural context and learn more useful information.


We are committed to providing a fully equipped paper studio including a Hollander beater, hydraulic press, paper dryer, numerous vats, deckles and molds. Full access Mill Coop members are trained in equipment usage and have use of the entire studio, opportunities to teach and exhibit artwork. Paper Arts members and guest artists present classes and workshops in western and eastern hand papermaking traditions, creating paper from cotton rags and various plant fibers.

Additional courses in bookbinding and related arts are held regularly. The Center also offers open studio days, special workshops and projects for schools, community centers and organizations. New members, friends and volunteers are welcome.



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