News & Events

Holiday Open House


ABAC Holiday Open House Sunday, November 19th,  11am-6pm Join us for bookbinding and letterpress demonstrations. Learn about workshops and print your own bookmark, coaster, or holiday card. This event coincides with EAST events at Flatbed Press and elsewhere. We hope to see you on Sunday! Snacks and refreshments provided.

EAST #89 and #90


Join us for EAST! Austin Book Arts Center will be participating in the East Austin Studio Tour (EAST) along with our Flatbed neighbors. We’ll be open–come see us! We have cookies. Saturday, November 11th, 11am-8pm Sunday, November 12th,  11am-6pm Saturday, November 18th, 11am-6pm Sunday, November 19th,  11am-6pm (Holiday Open House)

Holiday Open House


Holiday Open House Sunday, November 20th, 11am-6pm Join us for bookbinding and letterpress demonstrations. Learn about workshops and print your own bookmark, coaster, or holiday card. This event coincides with EAST events at Flatbed Press and elsewhere. We hope to see you on Sunday!

First Birthday Bash


The Austin Book Arts Center Board of Directors is pleased to announce our successful FIRST BIRTHDAY BASH took place at the North Door on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 from 6-9pm. (Scroll down for images). Austin Book Arts Center celebrated its first year of operation with letterpress printing, tiny books, music by Ruby and the Reckless, … Continue reading First Birthday Bash

Fall Open House


Saturday, October 1st, 10am-5pm. Come by and see our new digs! ABAC has recently expanded our existing space. We now have a fully-equipped letterpress printshop, with 3 Vandercook proof presses and a 8×12 Chandler & Price platen jobber. This will significantly increase our capacity to offer classes and to fulfill our mission. We are also … Continue reading Fall Open House