Throughout the year we host a range of events for book lovers, collectors, and creators.
Often featuring high profile, expert speakers and beautiful collections, each event connects like-minded people and offers the opportunity to find out more about book arts.
Alcuin Society’s 2017 Annual General Meeting
When: Monday, June 5th, 2017, at 7:00 pm
Where: The University Women’s Club of Vancouver at Hycroft, 1489 McRae Avenue
The Alcuin Society’s 2017 Annual General Meeting, will be held at The University Women’s Club of Vancouver at Hycroft, 1489 McRae Avenue, a short distance east and south of Granville Street at 16th Avenue. The Club is accessible by various buses running on Granville Street. Parking is available at the Club and nearby.
The meeting will take place on Monday, June 5th. Please feel free to come at 6:30 to see the award-winning books from this year’s Alcuin book design competition, The 2016 Alcuin Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada. The short meeting, at 7 p.m., will be followed at 7:30 by Michael Kluckner (artist and writer, who has spent more than two decades recording and interpreting, in a dozen books, the histories and landscapes of Vancouver). He will give an illustrated talk entitled Art, Activism and the Challenges of Illustrated Books.
There will also be a small silent book auction. Only cash or cheques will be accepted for the books (no credit cards). Light refreshments will be served.
The event is free, but please reply here to our Membership Secretary, to let her know you are planning to attend as seating is limited.
We hope to see you there!