How does local artist Justin Marable create his works of art? Discover two of the techniques he uses to create his images.
You may have seen the artwork filling the windows of the Kids Library and David J’s Place in the library. The art was created by Topeka and Shawnee County elementary school children in partnership with Jennifer Marsh, of Washburn and the Dream Rocket Project. The works will be on display through April. Come in and [...]
A New Day, A New Artist, A New Art Medium This week in Art Club at Lowman Hill the third graders were introduced to the finer art of watercolor. This art medium takes a lighter approach and finer motor skills which the students have been working up to all year. The Master Artist we looked [...]
CURATE THIS! 2013 Teens - Get a hands-on art opportunity! Learn about planning and curating an art exhibit from our art collection. You will work with Sabatini Gallery staff to select, plan and display an art exhibit in the Hirschberg Gallery. You can add this experience to college applications. WHO: 3-7 High School Students from [...]
Zentangle is a creative artform where all you need is paper, pencil and pen.
On Friday, Jan. 18, an exhibit of collectible, rare and homespun objects will be on display as the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery opens its doors for Most Valued Possessions, a community-based exhibit. You may learn a new meaning of the word “value” from fellow citizens.
“The Lady in Gold” by Anne-Marie O’Conner is a wonderfully written tale of suspense. O’Connor divides this book between art patron, Adele Bloch-Bauer, the artist Gustav Klimt and his unforgettable masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I.
Creativity helps us think outside the box, problem solve, in everyday life situations.
Are video games art? The Museum of Modern Art in New York says “Yes”.
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.
Spend some time this month exploring a museum or park with a friend, a loved one, a family member or your children.