This is a big accomplishment. Instead of playing a stately piece over and over, let’s step things up! We came for the ceremony, not an organ recital.
I'm the gallery director of the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library. We want to bring the best art possible to the library, and introduce our community to new ideas and techniques. Our goal is to be the world's leading gallery in helping people "Get" Art.
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Justin Marable and Juniper Tangpuz ask us to think about our environment and history as a whole, and how it changes through time. What would dinosaurs think of today’s technology?
The Topeka Zoo’s orangutan, Rudy, has just had a baby boy. Alice Sabatini drew portraits of lots of the zoo’s animals.
Many American Museums close for Mondays, and between exhibits. Not us! Our entry gallery will always provide an art experience at your library.
One of the toughest questions young artists ask is “How do I set prices for my work?” It’s hard to think of a labor of love as a commodity. But art is a business.
The Friends of the Library sponsors our competitions. From their sponsorship, we are able to purchase art for the library’s collection. Here are this year’s purchase award winners.
Stolen, then found: Jim Bass’s sculpture “Forgiven Man” is a bronze at First Congregational Church that speaks of hope and redemption.
Show us your favorite stuff! We’ll show it to everyone!
We all keep mementos to remind us of a special event, time or person. Our memories make stories. Our stories about these items create meaning and value.
How were books made before the invention of Gutenberg’s printing press? Completely by hand. Every letter, every picture, every page, every color of paint, every quill pen and every paintbrush. Needless to say, they were expensive.
Carter told us about her growth from a young artist making “boy art” to trusting herself to work in media that made her feel at home.
Making art lets us articulate things that are bothering us. In doing so, it helps us heal.