The Open Press 1271B Market Street Chattanooga, TN 37402

Chattanooga’s Print & Book Arts Cooperative
The Open Press is a community co-op,
providing access to printmaking, book arts, and
letterpress classes, workshops, and equipment.

The Open Press is a letterpress, printmaking, and book arts cooperative based in Chattanooga, Tennessee . Our goal is to provide access to a unique and under-utilized artistic resource in Chattanooga, and to build a community of fine artists and craftspeople around this equipment and knowledge.

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Featured Classes & Workshops

Sep 20

Free Monthly Drop-In Days

First Monday from 11 AM - 4 PM
Second Tuesday from 3 PM - 7 PM

Book Arts Monthly Member
Work Days

Third Sunday from 2 PM- 5 PM


To learn about cancellation and refunds view our policy >


The OP does not have full-time paid staff so our hours are sometimes creative. Wendy and Juanita are generally available weekdays and during scheduled evening classes or weekend workshop times. Matt works around his UTC schedule and joins us as well.

We do not want to miss your input or questions. Please contact us (Director, Wendy Halvorson: 423-401-8606), (Printmaking Director, Juanita Tumelaire: 423-536-9798), or (Book Arts Directors, Hollie Berry/Ellen Simak: 423-404-0278) to arrange an appointment at other times.


Annual Membership

Includes Book Arts Membership

Book Arts Membership



$45 - $300
10% discount with membership


$75 - $400
10% discount with membership


$25 per hour


Flat day rate