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Authorship & the Black Experience in Utah: A Juneteenth Workshop

Join Marriott Library, Sema Hadithi Foundation, and Papillon Skies for a Juneteenth workshop! Make a zine, record your story, and eat good food. 11:00 am: Welcome and sign-up to record your story with Sema Hadithi about the Black experience in Utah 11:30 am: Hear from local authors Andrea Hardeman, Alice Burch. BlackGold Publishing, a Black-owned company based in Virginia will join via zoom to talk about starting a publishing company 12:30 pm: Lunch will be served 1:00 pm: Make a zine Folding zine “Leaders in Black History” (1 pm) Create original (1:30 pm to 3 pm)–get inspired with special collections & books from Utah Black Leaders  Make copies of your zine to publish and share with others (3 pm to 4 pm) 4:00 pm: New Authors Showcase & Prize with afternoon tea and light refreshments. Event Categories: Exhibitions. Lectures. Seminars. Workshops & Training. Campus Locations: Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB). Room Name/Number: 1705F. Transportation / Parking: Park in the visitor parking lot, west of the library, next to the bookstore. http://www.lib.utah.edu/info/directions.php. Campus Wide Event: Yes. Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit diversity.utah.edu.

Colors From Nature: Paper Dyeing

This workshop introduces paper dyeing with natural pigments for hand papermaking. Participants will learn how to prepare natural dyes from weld, lac and walnut to dye paper fiber and how to apply natural dye to already made sheets of paper. Using the dyed paper fiber, the group will learn the basic techniques of Western papermaking, including sheet formation, pressing, and drying. Participants will leave the workshop with handmade sheets of paper for use in bookbinding, printing, collage or other creative applications.   ----- Amy Childress is a book artist, writer, and arts administrator residing next to the Wasatch Mountains in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2021, she completed her MFA at the University of Iowa Center for the Book. She has studied European, Eastern and Indo-Islamic papermaking techniques. She has taught book arts workshops at various libraries in Iowa and Utah, as well as for the Morgan Paper Conservatory. Her work explores the parallel between the subtle moments that happen in nature and in inte… Event Categories: Workshops & Training. Campus Locations: Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB). Room Name/Number: Book Arts Studio, Level 4. Cost: 80.00. Ticket URL: https://umarket.utah.edu/um2/marriottlibbookarts/product.php?product=133&storecookie=1. Transportation / Parking: Park in the visitor parking lot, west of the library, next to the bookstore. http://www.lib.utah.edu/info/directions.php. Contact Name: Jazmin Gallegos. Contact Phone: 801-585-9191. Contact Email: bookartsprogram@utah.edu. Campus Wide Event: Yes. Saturday, June 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit umarket.utah.edu.

Fall Fest at the Library

Join us on level 3 for a party to welcome you to the Marriott Library with free food and prizes. Event Categories: Exhibitions. Lectures. Seminars. Workshops & Training. Campus Locations: Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB). Room Name/Number: Level 3, Atrium. Cost: Free. Transportation / Parking: Park in the visitor parking lot, west of the library, next to the bookstore. http://www.lib.utah.edu/info/directions.php. Contact Name: Jordan Hanzon. Contact Email: jordan.hanzon@utah.edu. Campus Wide Event: Yes. Thursday, September 5, 2024, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit lib.utah.edu.