Tag: artists

October 1, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us each month as we learn about a different famous artist, view samples of their art, and create our own art based on their inspiration. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their caregivers. Space is limited; registration recommended. Please visit our online calendar to register.

December 2, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Spend a Saturday afternoon at the library taking in the sights of art being created right before your eyes. Local community artists will be working en plein air throughout the library, and will be available to chat and answer your questions. Featured mediums include glass blowing, weaving, and painting with accompanying live handpan music. Light refreshments will be provided. Drop by any time between 2-4pm to see and hear art in action. Appropriate for families and all ages. No registration required.

Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Picture books can be a wonderful way to introduce young readers to the world of art. Reading helps children to discover the work of well-known artists, and it also allows them to explore different types of art. In addition, sharing books about artists – and reading about being an artist – can encourage artistic children to develop their own creative identities. For some enjoyable examples, consider the following picture books: