Book as Art: Pulp

Book as Art: Pulp
August 10–September 28 | open during library hours
The Periodicals Gallery of the Decatur Library
215 Sycamore St., Decatur, Ga.

Call for Entries! 

April 5 through May 15 submit your beautifully made volumes, sculptural and conceptual works, and one-of-a-kind approaches to the book format. Wall-hung interpretations are welcome.

To submit your entry, CLICK HERE.


Opening Reception

Friday, Aug. 24 | 7–9 pm

The luminous sheen of copper, brass, gold leaf and enamel lights up the annual Book as Art exhibition. This juried show celebrates the book with a wildly varied collection of inventive and intriguing work that challenges expectations. Join us to view and celebrate the remarkable work in this exhibit.


Book Festival Extended Hours

Saturday, Sept. 1 | 9 am-6 pm
Sunday, Sept. 2 | Noon-5 pm


White Glove Nights

Dates and times to be announced

We’re putting away the “do not touch” signs. Volunteers will provide participants with white gloves allowing firsthand exploration of the books in the exhibition.


Bookmaking for Kids

Dates and times to be announced

Children ages 6-12 can come learn about art and bookmaking through a hands-on craft program.


2017 Exhibition

See photos of last year’s collection and view artists’ statements below.

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