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nbla holiday open house

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Please join us for our Holiday Open House
Sunday, December 11
1:00 – 5:00pm

north bay letterpress arts open house

The Holiday Gift Sale Refuge-from-Trumpery Open House Party
  • A chance to get a unique letterpress book, card or print directly from the artists.
  • A tour of an authentic letterpress shop and demo of printing on an old press.
  • Wine & food, conversation & commisseration over the state of the union.
  • & a heartfelt thank you to our community for all the support and interest.
925d South Gravenstein Highway
Sebastopol, California


 Can’t make it? Here are some other ways to support NBLA:

  • Donate to NBLA. Anyone making a monthly or annual commitment will receive a letterpress card or broadside gift and have free access to the bemusement park. Make a single or recurring donation by visiting our Participation Page.

street printing festival

June 21, Sebastopol Center for the Arts will host their second Street Printing Festival.

The 2014 event was much fun and a great success and due to growing demand, SCA is organizing a repeat.

In this free, public event, a pavement roller and space on the Sebastopol Center for the Arts’ parking lot will be used as a giant printing press. Original linocuts created by local artists will be pressed by the roller in front of a live audience to create large-scale prints from which a limited number will be for sale.

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iota press open house

Please join us for an afternoon of wine, ink, & the forming of deep impressions
Sunday, June 14th  2:00 – 6:00pm
925 D Gravenstein Hwy. So. Sebastopol  
 …Behind the Beekind honey store
You are warmly invited to the sixth annual Spring Open House at the Iota Press shop.
This year we will be celebrating the beginning of our new nonprofit organization, North Bay Letterpress Arts, which will work to deepen the roots of the printing arts in our area.
New and unique work by the members of the Iota Co-op will be on display and for sale. An old press will be printing things so you can try it yourself, & there is much to look at in the collection of printing tools, type & books.  It is also possible that the Poetic License Bureau will be accepting applications.
Hope to see you at our Bemusement Park…



stationery pop up shop

if there is one thing i like about letterpress it is all of the females killing it in the print shop on a daily basis. it is amazing to admire, connect, and work with awesome ladies from all over the place.

recently, seven awesome printer women (including fbp!) got together to sell their handmade goods in napa, california. check out all of the amazing work that was for sale:

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