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International Exhibition of Bookbinding Organized by ARA-Canada 2018

Date: 
Saturday 15 September 2018 (All day)
Location: 
bibliothèque MoniqueCorriveau de Québec
Organization: 
ARA Canada

Les chemins de traverse International Exhibition of Bookbinding Organized by ARA-Canada

ALL ABOUT WOMEN

Date: 
Saturday 16 September 2017 - 16:00 to Sunday 12 November 2017 - 17:00
Location: 
Bibliotheca Wittockiana rue du Bemel 23B 1150 Bruxelles
Organization: 
ARA Belgica

A creative Bookbinding Exhibition in partnership with the Bibliotheca Wittockiana, ARA Belgica celebrates Women , whether they are headstrong women, artists, writers, muses or icons or many other outstanding ladies.

Opening of the exhibition: Saturday 16 September 4 pm

RELIURES OCEANES Ocean Bindings – Bookbinding and the Sea

Date: 
Thursday 17 November 2016 (All day) to Monday 12 December 2016 (All day)
Location: 
Paris, Mairie du 6e
Organization: 
ARA France

Exhibition opening Thursday, November 17 and vernissage Thursday, November 24
double click the members (ARA Belgica) books
Based of the Louis Bourgac photos.

Creative Bookbinding Exhibition

The sea has always carried our dreams,
like those of an infinity of authors and artists.

RELIURES OCÉANES (Ocean Bindings) is an invitation to embark with the poets of the sea to discover islands of imagination and of unknown creations.

10 ans ARA Belgica

Date: 
Sunday 13 December 2015 - 11:30 to 18:00
Location: 
Waregem 21 Vijfseweg 8790
Organization: 
ARA Belgica

Toute notre reconnaissance aux sponsors: Delcorde & Wilberz,
ets Norro&fils, Harmatan, Hewit, éditions "le Cormier" ainsi que nos membres Rose Marie Dath et Françoise Bausart

au siège social de Waregem, réservé aux membres, nous fêterons les 10 ans de l’ARA Belgica

De 11.300 à14.00 : drink et buffet.

De 14.30 à 18.00 : présentation de travaux par les membres qui le désirent.

Votre bulletin de participation nous doit obligatoirement être renvoyé avant le 1 décembre.

LA COULEUR DU VENT in USA ARA CANADA

Date: 
Friday 18 July 2014 (All day) to Sunday 14 September 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Windgate Gallery, North Bennet Street School 150 North Street, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Organization: 
ARA Canada

ARA Canada and the École Estienne present 51 design bindings created by French, Canadaian and
American artists and alumni of the École Estienne on a collection of poems by Gilles Vigneault
illustrated by Nastassja Imiolek (an edition of Atelier Cécile Côté, Montreal, Canada 2011).
The ARA members are invited to the exhibition reception in Windgate Gallery, Boston on July 18 from
18 to 20 h.
An online exhibition gallery:

XIth FIRA International Design Bookbinding Forum Nîmes (Fr)

Date: 
Friday 20 June 2014 - 14:00 to Sunday 14 September 2014 - 18:00
Location: 
Carré d'Art Bibliothèque 16 Place de la Maison Carrée, 30000 Nîmes, France
Organization: 
ARA France

ARA France is organizing the XIth FIRA , in partnership with the city of Nîmes and its renowned Carré d'Art Library, the emblematic place for arts and culture of Nîmes.

FORUM: from 20 to 22 june 2014.
Exhibition from 20 june to 14 september 2014

More detailed programme and registration bulletin for the "Forum days" will be available at the end of january 2014.
See attachments.

BELGIAN WRITERS, A BINDING HOMAGE

Date: 
Saturday 26 April 2014 - 17:00 to Saturday 7 June 2014 - 17:00
Location: 
Bibliotheca Wittockiana - 23 rue de Bemel 1150 Bruxelles
Organization: 
ARA Belgica

CHANGE OF DATES FOR THE VERNISSAGE: Open from saturday 26 April 2014 at 17h00.

It is not unusual that Belgian writers are not known as “Belgian” authors,even in their own country. Therefore, ARA Belgica, in cooperation with the Bibliotheca Wittockiana, decided to enhance the Belgian literary world through its coming event.
The Bibliotheca Wittockiana, renowned for its outstanding standards and know-how with regard to binding techniques, is the ideal place to host such a prestigious collection of classic or contemporary literature.

ARA CANADA ET ÉCOLE ESTIENNE: La couleur du vent in PARIS

Date: 
Tuesday 21 May 2013 (All day) to Friday 28 June 2013 (All day)
Location: 
École Estienne, 18 Auguste-Blanqui Boulevard, 75013 Paris. Monday to Friday from 9h to 18h.
Organization: 
ARA Canada

See pictures on:
http://www.aracanada.org/galeries_photos/couleur_vent_anglais/index.html

. Tel. +33 1 55 43 47 47. www.ecole-estienne.fr
International design binding exhibition on a set book

IN OTHER COUNTRY

Quebec City :

From September 27 to October 25 2013, Chrystine-Brouillet Library, 264 Racine, Quebec City, Canada. Monday to Friday from 13h to 20h, Saturday and Sunday from 10h to 17h. Tel. 418 641-6120. www.bibliothequedequebec.qc

Montreal :

LES ESCALIERS de QUEBEC -International design bookbinding exhibition- ARA CANADA- 2012

Date: 
Friday 28 September 2012 (All day) to Friday 26 October 2012 (All day)
Organization: 
ARA Canada

update 26 june 2011
Still 15 copies of" Escaliers de Québec": 3 / 25 and 12 H.C.

Quebec City boasts nearly 30 sets of outdoor stairs that link the Upper Town with the Lower Town of the Old City. Each stairway has its own name, personality and history. The oldest one is the "Escalier Casse-Cou" ("Neck Breaker Staircase"); it appears on architectural plans dating back to 1660. The longest one is the "Escalier du Cap-Blanc" staircase, leading to the Plaines of Abraham, with its 398 stairs.

Xth F.I.R.A. INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF FINE BOOKBINDING

Date: 
Thursday 26 May 2011 (All day) to Sunday 29 May 2011 (All day)
Location: 
Belgium , BRUGES
Organization: 
ARA Belgica

231 participants from 21 countries.

Since ARA's creation in 1982, the prestigious FIRA event has been organized in various countries. After Monaco in 1988, Basel in 1990, Toulouse in 1992, Luxemburg in 1994, Montreal in 1996, Venice in 1999, Athens in 2002, Limoges in 2005, Freiburg (CH) in 2007, it will now be Bruges' turn to be host to the FIRA in 2011. This medieval Belgian city in a country located on the crossroad of Germanic and Latin cultures, has not only a great potential for such a cultural event but offers also a perfect setting which will be enjoyed by the participants.