Reclaiming the Commons

Saturday, March 2

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 


Participants will design and create a poster celebrating the COMMONS. Spend a day in our letterpress studio using our collection of movable type and printing on our presses.

Amos P. Kennedy, Jr. is a printer, book artist, and papermaker, who is best known for creating brilliantly-colored letterpress prints that express social and political commentary. Using hand presses, he produces large editions of typographically-driven posters on inexpensive chipboard stock, often layered with many vibrant colors of ink. His bold and challenging prints have been collected by libraries, and he has taught workshops throughout the US, South America, and Europe. In 2009, the feature-length documentary film Proceed and Be Bold, focused on his life and work. In 2015, he was honored as a United States Artists Glasgow Fellow in Crafts.

Households who donate over $50 receive a year long 10% discount on enrollment fees and store purchases. Learn more about donating.


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