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.