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Join our trip to the Cleveland Museum of Art

Join us for a special trip to the Cleveland Museum of Art to view CMA’s new exhibit, Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s. Katz is one of the most acclaimed artists working today, and the exhibit includes more than … Continue reading

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Making cutouts like Henri Matisse

You only need construction paper, scissors, a glue stick, and imagination to make art like Henri Matisse. Matisse became famous as a painter and sculptor in the late 1800s and early 1900s; but, when he contracted abdominal cancer, it hurt … Continue reading

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Polka Dot Party with Studio MPL Jr.

The young artists of our Studio MPL Jr. club experienced polka-dot perfection on Thursday. They learned about Yayoi Kusama, the auteur of the infinity mirror and polka dot. They saw how Kusama could stretch something as simple as a polka … Continue reading

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Hide a secret in your art

Kids can learn how to hide neat designs and special messages in their artwork during a program at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 10, at our Lake Branch. The program is fun, free and open to all kids in first … Continue reading

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The beauty of bad art

Kids made some of the most deliciously terrible, delectably awful, and best bad art imaginable at our library. Our young artists used everything from egg cartons to paints to dried spaghetti to make their dreadful masterpieces. And you can revel in their creativity. … Continue reading

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