Museums are my hobby. I love visiting as many as I can whenever I travel. They tell the stories of our communities. However deep in recesses of their gift shops and bookstores lurks my undiagnosed addiction.
Getting a taste of being a grown-up is just part of being a teen. The library gives real-world experience to artistic and creative teens through this new publication. More than a dozen area teens have contributed to The Hidden Edge, a literary magazine just for teens. And submissions are being sought for the next edition. Learn more inside this post.
Making art lets us articulate things that are bothering us. In doing so, it helps us heal.
Have you ever wondered where the library keeps all its art? Let’s take a look at Special Collection Storage down in the basement of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.
Friday Aug 5 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm our customers helped create the banners for NOTO. “The library was a terrific venue. We were able to finish 2 original silks,” said Carol Bradbury, project coordinator.
Thanks to the Friends of the Library! Their support of the Topeka Competition 30 lets us add great art to our library’s collection. For more than 30 years, the Friends of the Library has sponsored the Topeka Competition. This is a national, juried, biennial exhibition, featuring the best in contemporary arts and crafts. It started […]