Event Title

The Glory of the Written Page

Location

Heights Library - Lee Road Branch - 2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights

Event Website

http://heightslibrary.org/

Start Date

10-13-2013 2:00 PM

End Date

10-13-2013 3:15 PM

Cost to Attend

Free

Pre-registration required?

Yes

Contact Information (for registration)

Registration begins on Sunday, Sept. 29. Register online at http://evanced.info/heights/evanced/eventcalendar.asp?lib=ALL, in person at any Heights Library branch (Lee Road, Coventry, Noble, or Univ. Hts.), or by calling 216-932-3600 x2.

Event Type

Lecture

Description

Prior to the introduction of moveable type, books were individually produced works of art. This presentation by master calligrapher Steve Otlowski examines the materials, processes, and techniques involved in the creation of a medieval European book. Learn about how they were written and decorated, their sometimes extraordinary trials and travels, and how they shaped the form of modern books. Registration begins 9/29.

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Oct 13th, 2:00 PM Oct 13th, 3:15 PM

The Glory of the Written Page

Heights Library - Lee Road Branch - 2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights

Prior to the introduction of moveable type, books were individually produced works of art. This presentation by master calligrapher Steve Otlowski examines the materials, processes, and techniques involved in the creation of a medieval European book. Learn about how they were written and decorated, their sometimes extraordinary trials and travels, and how they shaped the form of modern books. Registration begins 9/29.

http://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/octavofest/2013/all/42