• Announcing Presswork Symposium “Making & Teaching: Printing Technologies at Work”

    Rare Book School is pleased to announce a free, public symposium jointly sponsored with the UVA Library, the McIntire Department of Art, and Virginia Humanities as part of Presswork, a project funded by The Jefferson Trust, an initiative of UVA’s Alumni Association. “Making & Teaching: Printing Technologies at Work” will be held at UVA on Monday, 25 March 2019.

    The first half of the symposium will feature a series of overlapping, hands-on demonstrations with specialized printing equipment, including a recently commissioned facsimile eighteenth-century French rolling press, as well as a hand-made facsimile type mold from the same period, […]

    Posted 8 days ago by RBS
  • Rare Book School Board of Directors Elects New Members

    The Rare Book School Board of Directors met on Saturday, 26 January in New York City, where the following new directors were elected: […]

    Posted 1 month, 17 days ago by RBS
  • RBS Scholarship Awards for 2019 Announced

    Rare Book School is pleased to announce the recipients of its Scholarship Committee awards, as well as the winners of the Buice Scholarships for returning RBS students, the second cohort of NEH-GBHI Scholarships, and the RBS-RBMS Diversity Fellowship. Congratulations! […]

    Posted 1 month, 23 days ago by RBS
  • Apply Now for Summer 2019 Courses

    Applications for summer 2019 courses are now being accepted via our online application system, myRBS. Along with 24 courses in Charlottesville, RBS will also offer courses at the Lilly Library at Indiana University Bloomington; the Thomas J. Watson Library at The Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Grolier Club; Yale University; the University of Pennsylvania; the Free Library of Philadelphia; and the Harvard-Yenching Library at Harvard University.

    Please log in to your myRBS account or create a new account to begin the application process.

    Applications for Rare Book School courses are considered on a rolling basis until a course has reached enrollment capacity. […]

    Posted 2 months, 15 days ago by RBS