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Create with Fresh Colors, our new art club for teens

Is your teen a doodler? A painter? A sculptor? Is every empty page a canvas? Every empty canvas a challenge? If your young artist is looking for somewhere they can sketch/sculpt/paint/create, they should join Fresh Colors—our new art club for teens. We … Continue reading

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Using math and chemistry to make art

Our STEAM kids used math and chemistry to make art earlier this week. (If you don’t know, STEAM is an acronym that stands for Science Technology Engineering Art Math. So using three out of five ain’t bad.) First, our kids … Continue reading

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Studio MPL meets ‘American Gothic’

Studio MPL, our art club for kids, learned about American Gothic, its painter Grant Woods, and satire — both its role in Woods’ classic and the many ways the painting has been satirized. Then, the kids sketched their own versions … Continue reading

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Attend our Van Gogh-themed painting workshop

We’re hosting a Vincent van Gogh-themed painting workshop at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at our Main Branch. The instructor will be Stephanie Royko, a local art teacher. Painters—from rookies to veterans—will learn ways to emulate Van Gogh’s techniques. The workshop, including … Continue reading

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Welcome to the World of Watercolor

Our own Josh S. taught fun and useful painting techniques during the first ever World of Watercolor program last week at our Lake Branch. Our painters ranged from experienced artists to absolute rookies, and they all learned something new. Each … Continue reading

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