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Celebrating the Post-Impressionists with Henri Matisse

Join our Collections Development Manager Barb Hauer as she introduces you to the art of the fauvists and their leader, Henri Matisse. Fauvism absorbed lessons from both post-impressionist painters like Cézanne and Van Gogh and neo-impressionists like Seurat. The fauvists employed … Continue reading

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Attend our Van Gogh-themed painting workshop

Back by popular demand! We’re hosting a Vincent van Gogh-themed painting workshop at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, 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 … Continue reading

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Paint Pouring Party!

Paint pouring! I don’t just like it, I love it. pic.twitter.com/uFWhm5HpbS — MentorPublicLibrary (@MentorPL) September 26, 2019 Ever heard of fluid art? It’s also called Paint Pouring or Dirty Pouring. We tried it last week with our Masterpieces at Main … Continue reading

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Be the Monet of Mentor at our painting workshop

Be the Monet of Mentor during a painting workshop at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, at our Main Branch. The instructor will be Stephanie Royko, a local art teacher. Painters—from rookies to veterans—will learn to paint water lilies, emulating the techniques of … Continue reading

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Making raised salt paintings at our Headlands Branch

At our Headlands Branch, we thought we’d use salt to make a fun craft and teach a little bit about local history on Friday. After all, a lot of kids (and even some adults) don’t realize that we live right … Continue reading

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