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Handmade & Bound Nashville

Handmade&BoundHANDMADE & BOUND NASHVILLE

Handmade & Bound Nashville is a festival celebrating independent publications and printed matter, featuring artists’ books, zines, mini-comics and prints. This is an event for publishers and artists (as well as zine distros) to come together to sell and/or trade their handmade and affordable publications and creations. Admission is free and open for all ages.

Make sure to check out the Handmade & Bound Nashville blog and Facebook page to stay updated on all festival news! Save the Date: Handmade & Bound, 6th edition, will be held October 1, 2016!

The Brownlee O. Curry, Jr. Gallery space will feature local artists’ poems, prints and art books as well as books created through Stitches + Stories, a series of partnership workshops between Watkins Community Education and local community organizations like: The Looby Community Center, Casa Azafran, FiftyForward Bordeaux, Oasis Center, and Catholic Charities Elder Refugees. Stitches + Stories showcases handmade books inspired by the stories that we share as a community and the common thread that binds us together. All workshops will take place in August and September of 2016. If you are interested in getting involved, please email Watkins Community Education at community@watkins.edu.

Handmade & Bound Nashville is hosted by Watkins Community Education and the Watkins Library and is funded in part by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.