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US Civil War: Cycloramas as Art, Entertainment & Memorial

Cycloramas were the zenith of art and entertainment in their heyday — 50 feet high and surrounding you from all sides. These traveling exhibits required specially constructed buildings and were as immersive as modern virtual reality. Some of the most famous … Continue reading

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Create a community collage with us

Let’s create together! Families can make a community collage in the style of Harlem Renaissance artist Romare Bearden at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct 27, at our Main Branch. Art instructor Stephanie Royko will help lead the project. All ages are … Continue reading

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Paint a seascape like the English master

Learn how to paint seascapes like an English master during a special painting workshop at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, at our Main Branch. Artists—from rookies to veterans—will learn how to paint in the style of William Turner, an English Romantic painter. … Continue reading

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Pop(sicle) Art at the library

Studio MPL — our art club for kids — is eclectic. We went from Pop Art to Popsicle Art. This month, the kids used their design and color sense when turning popsicle sticks into crafty bookmarks. If your child likes … Continue reading

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Let your chalk do the talking at our Headlands Branch

Whether your kid is a scribbler or pavement Picasso, they can let their chalk do the talking during our Chalk Art program at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, at our Headlands Branch. First the kids will learn about famous … Continue reading

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