VACCINATE Book Signing November 4

Join Worlds of Connections, Lincoln City Libraries, and contributing artists and curators from the Vaccinate project for a First Friday book signing at Bennett Martin Public Library next Friday, November 4 from 4–6 PM. This event is FREE and OPEN to the public!

Blue background with City of Lincoln, Nebraska; National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award; Worlds of Connections; and University of Nebraska–Lincoln logos across the top. The Vaccinate book cover, made of colorful tiled letters and artworks, is flush left. To the right, “FIRST FRIDAY Book Signing” in white and scarlet lettering. Date: “FRIDAY, NOVEMBER” in scarlet block lettering. Below the date are the location, address, and time in white block lettering. Location: “BENNET MARTIN PUBLIC LIBRARY” Address: “136 S 14TH ST | LINCOLN, NE” Time: “4 – 6 PM.” Below, in scarlet lettering, the book title: “VACCINATE: POSTERS FROM THE COVID PANDEMIC.” In white block lettering, the book credits, on separate lines: “BOOK DESIGN: AARON SUTHERLEN,” “FOREWORD: ST PATRICK REID,” “FEATURING ARTISTS FROM LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, AND BEYOND.” To the right of the location and book information, scarlet circle with white text reads, “FREE SIGNED COPIES WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.”

First Friday “Artwalks” are held the first Friday of every month at galleries and other locations in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska. Our team is excited to announce the first-ever Worlds of Connections First Friday art showing + book signing, hosted at Bennett Martin Public Library on the corner of South 14th Street and N Street in downtown Lincoln.

Attendees will be able to explore all 46 Vaccinate posters by artists from Lincoln, Nebraska, and beyond. A limited number of free, signed copies of Vaccinate: Posters from the COVID-19 Pandemic will be available, plus additional free copies of two comic books supported by previous University of Nebraska–Lincoln Science Education Partnership Awards (Carnival of Contagion and World of Viruses).

Vaccinate: Posters from the COVID-19 Pandemic, published by the University of Nebraska Press, was a collaborative effort and features a cover designed by Aaron Sutherlen, Associate Professor of Art (Graphic Design) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, and foreword by St Patrick Reid, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The Vaccinate book and project include art by Rachel Claire Balter, Thane Benson, Randy Bish, Katie Bradshaw, Heinzy Cruz, Hector Curriel, Ben Darling, Nicholas Deason, Kerry Eddy, Margaret Elsener, Paul Fell, David L. Felley, Bob Hall, Hayley Jurek, Justin Kemerling, Abbey Krienke, Stephen Lahey, Anna Lindstrom, Malia McCreight, Yihang Meng, Eric Morris, Katie Nieland, Henry Payer, Natalie Pulte, Nikolaus Stevenson, Pawl Tisdale, Janet & Ben Walters, William Wells, and Jave Yoshimoto.

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This event is supported by the Worlds of Connections SEPA [R25GM129836] at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health, and Lincoln City Libraries. This content is solely the responsibility of the creators and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health, the University of Nebraska, or the City of Lincoln.

By |2022-10-26T20:55:52+00:00October 26th, 2022|