Annual DC Art Book Fair July 7

unnamed (7).jpgThis curated, kid-friendly event in the National Museum of Women in the Arts‘ Great Hall brings together small presses, artists and more to sell their independently published (largely paper-based) works. More than 40 artists will be selling creations from zines to books, from comics to prints, and plenty in between.

This event is organized by the DC Art Book Collective, and the participants are chosen by a panel of judges:

  • Nguyên Khôi Nguyễn, artist and educator based in Baltimore;
  • Christopher Kardambikis, assistant professor in printmaking at George Mason University;
  • Malaka Gharib, artist and writer based in Washington;
  • Alison Michael Baitz, graduate student in library science and children’s literature at Simmons University;
  • LA Johnson, artist, illustrator and creative director at NPR;
  • Elizabeth Graeber, illustrator based in Washington; and
  • Lynora Williams, Director of the Library and Research Center at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Sunday, July 7, 12–5 p.m.

Free. Part of July’s Free Community Day, admission to the fair is free, as well as NMWA’s collection and exhibition galleries. Reservations not required.


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