Events

We feature an Art Gallery, author readings and signings, and other exciting events in our store. These events are hosted at:

Ken Sanders Rare Books
268 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, UT (Map it.)
(801) 521-3819

From poetry and prose to long lost explorers and modern day adventurers, from book fairs to art shows, you'll find it happening at Ken Sanders Rare Books. Be sure to check out our current events and upcoming book fairs. If you'd like to be in the know about our events, drop us a line or give us a call to sign up for our mailing list.

Upcoming Events

"Last Call" with poet David Lee at Ken Sanders Rare Books.

Date: Wednesday, May 7th at 7:00 PM
Location: Ken Sanders Rare Books (268 S 200 E, SLC, UT)

Ken Sanders Rare Books is pleased to announce a reading and book signing with David Lee on Wednesday, May 7th at 7:00 pm at our downtown bookstore (268 South 200 East, SLC, UT). He will be reading from his new book, Last Call: New Poems by David Lee. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing (Wings Press, paperback, $16). This event is free and open to the public.

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Live Music at Ken Sanders Rare Books featuring Duncan Phillips with Anka Summerhill and Doug Wintch

Date: Saturday, May 10th at 7:00 PM
Location: Ken Sanders Rare Books (268 S 200 E, SLC, UT)

Ken Sanders Rare Books is pleased to announce a live concert with Duncan Phillips, Anka Summerhill, and Doug Wintch on Wednesday, Saturday May 10th at 7:00 pm at our downtown bookstore (268 South 200 East, SLC, UT). Please join us for a night of music and storytelling.

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Will Bagley, “South Pass: Gateway to a Continent”

Date: Thursday, May 15th at 7:00 PM
Location: Ken Sanders Rare Books (268 S 200 E, SLC, UT)

Ken Sanders Rare Books is pleased to announce a reading and book signing with Will Bagley on Thursday, May 15th at 7:00 pm at our downtown bookstore (268 South 200 East, SLC, UT). He will be reading from his new book, "South Pass: Gateway to a Continent”. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing (Oklahoma University Press, hardcover, $29.95). This event is free and open to the public.

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Collage Art by Ernesto Edwards (May Gallery Stroll at Ken Sanders Rare Books)

Date: Friday, May 16th at 7:00 PM
Location: Ken Sanders Rare Books (268 S 200 E, SLC, UT)

Ken Sanders Rare Books is pleased to announce an exhibition of the collage artwork of Ernesto Edwards, opening at 6:30 PM on Friday, May 16th for Gallery Stroll at our downtown bookstore (268 South 200 East, SLC, UT). We will have twelve original collage works by Ernesto Edwards on display and for sale. The artwork will remain on exhibition until June 18th. This event is free and open to the public.

Ernesto Edwards’s collage works are currently included in the acclaimed travelling exhibition (showing in California, New York, and D.C.) and accompanying exhibition catalogue (published in 2013 by Pomegranate Press, [available at our bookstore for $65]) entitled “An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan and Their Circle”.

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Recurring Events

Ken Sanders Appearing Live on Antiques Roadshow

Ken Sanders Rare Books is pleased to announce that Ken Sanders will be a featured appraiser in several upcoming episodes of Antiques Roadshow. Watch for Ken Sanders on the Denver and Phoenix episodes of the upcoming season of Antiques Road Show. Air times and additional info coming soon.

Also watch out for Ken on PBS rebroadcasts of episodes from Salt Lake City, Dallas, and Hartford. Antiques Roadshow airs on Monday nights at 6:00 p.m. MST.

Part adventure, part history lesson, and part treasure hunt, five-time Emmy® Award-nominated ANTIQUES ROADSHOW marks its thirteenth season in 2009. PBS's highest-rated series, ROADSHOW is seen by almost 11 million viewers each week. Veteran television personality Mark L. Walberg serves as series host.

In each hour-long ROADSHOW episode, specialists from the country's leading auction houses -- Bonhams and Butterfields, Christie's, Doyle New York, Skinner and Sotheby's -- and independent dealers from across the nation offer free appraisals of antiques and collectibles. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds. For more information on the show, please visit their website.

Book Fairs

We will be exhibiting at the following book fairs in the coming winter/spring, hope to see you there!


Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Houston Book Fair

Museum of Printing History - 1324 W. Clay Street, Houston, TX

http://www.printingmuseum.org/bookfair.php

 

November 15-17, 2013

Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair

Hynes Convention Center - 900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

http://bostonbookfair.com/


February 1-2, 2014

San Francisco Antiquarian Book, Print & Paper Fair

Fort Mason Festival Pavilion - San Francisco, CA

www.sfbookandpaperfair.com


February 7-9, 2014

The 47th California International Antiquarian Book Fair

Pasadena Convention Center - 300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA

www.sfbookfair.com