Community Art is a monthly program for everyone, whatever your level of art experience. Each session starts with a short talk and demonstration of the project, followed by hands on creative work. Bring your families or come by yourself, invite an elder, join as a couple, or bring a pack of friends! Explore a diverse lineup of art projects using quality materials, and facilitated by professional art educator Sidonie Maroon. All materials are provided. Space is limited, so sign up at the library or call 385-6544 to register.

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December 2018

Community Art: Story Boxes and Exploding Boxes

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Image of a handmade paper story box

Explosion and story boxes aren’t as dangerous as they sound! Join us this month to create art books designed so that the pages cascade out when the lid’s removed. This opens up all sorts of possibilities for creative storytelling. Community Art is a monthly program for everyone, whatever your level of art experience. Each session starts with a short talk and demonstration of the project, followed by hands-on creative work. Bring your families or come by yourself, invite an elder,…

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January 2019

Community Art: : Wycinanki – Polish Folk Art

January 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Image of paper Wycinanki cutouts

Join us this month to create paper cutouts called wycinanki (vĭ-chee non-key) which originated in 19th century Poland. Each spring people whitewashed the walls of their house and decorated them with these colorful cutouts that, when unfolded, make an intricate repeated pattern. Community Art is a monthly program for everyone, whatever your level of art experience. Each session starts with a short talk and demonstration of the project, followed by hands on creative work. Bring your families or come by…

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February 2019

Community Art: Russian Fairytale Art

February 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Marc Chagall, widely regarded as one of the most successful artists of the 20th century, expressed his inner emotions through painting in a fairytale like way.  One work in particular, I and the Village (1911), is a supreme example of this style. Join us this month and use inspiration from Marc Chagall and other modern Russian Fairytale artists to paint from your own inner stories and visions. Community Art is a monthly program for everyone, whatever your level of art experience.…

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March 2019

Community Art: Silk Narratives–Stories Told with Fabric

March 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Image of quilt squares made out of fabric

Join us this month to create fabric stories using recycled textiles and adhesives. Bring beautiful fiber art alive with this ancient art form that is still alive and well in modern India. Community Art is a monthly program for everyone, whatever your level of art experience. Each session starts with a short talk and demonstration of the project, followed by hands on creative work. Bring your families or come by yourself, invite an elder, join as a couple, or bring…

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April 2019

Community Art: Community Flower Story

April 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Image of many pressed flowers

Join us this month to create individual flower circles or mandalas out of natural materials, then piece them together digitally into a story quilt. Community Art is a monthly program for everyone, whatever your level of art experience. Each session starts with a short talk and demonstration of the project, followed by hands on creative work. Bring your families or come by yourself, invite an elder, join as a couple, or bring a pack of friends! Explore a diverse lineup…

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