Events


Upcoming Events:

Welcome to the 2021-22 season of the JRBS!

Our kickoff event will be a presentation and discussion on auctions by Spencer W. Stuart–how they have worked traditionally, how they have changed during the pandemic, and how they are affecting the…


Recent Events:

Bartlett Society Meeting

Please join us on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5:30pm at the Archives + Special Collections Reading Room, Fleet Library at RISD (15 Westminster Street). Claudia Covert will be presenting…

Silent Auction

Join us at the Athenaeum on the evening of December 6th for a chance to pick up great deals on some collectible books and support the Stillwell Prize in the…

Stillwell Prize Ceremony

Stillwell Prize for 2018   – Open to all undergraduates attending a RI college or university.  Deadline for entries April 9.    The presentations and awards will be given on April 24…

Visit to the Third and Elm Press, March 24

On March 24 at 4pm, we will be joining up with the New England Chapter of the American Printing History Association and visiting The Third and Elm Press in Newport, RI. In…

Visit to the Dragonfly Bindery, February 24

We will be visiting Dragonfly Bindery/Studio on February 24 at 2pm. George and Patricia Sargent have been restoring books and paper as well as making fine leather bindings and presentation boxes for…