Hybrid Event | Fabricating Reams with Papeterie Saint Armand

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 12:00to13:00
McLennan Library Building Online event or Colgate Room, Rare Books and Special Collections for In-Person attendance, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA
printed paper hanging to dry
Image by Denise Lapointe.

Paper surrounds us everyday - not only as bound books but also in the manifold examples of ephemera of our daily lives: advertisements packaging, magazines, postcards, posters, colouring books, labels, stationary and birthday streamers. Meet Denise Lapointe and David Carruthers, award-winning artisans of paper. They will share the historical origins of Papeterie Saint-Armand, their paper-making business in Montreal, and describe the materials and the intricate process of paper production. We will come to know their vital role as suppliers and makers of books. Come and explore a paper landscape with us!

Note: This will be a hybrid event. Please indicate online or in-person attendance on the RSVP form.


About Saint-Armand

David Carruthers established the Saint-Armand paper mill in 1979. Since then the mill has been producing highest quality handmade papers, machine-made-Canal papers, sanded paper for artists, and paper products. 



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