Local folks have taken creating art to a new level and the library is loving the results! In the interest of sharing the creativity of our community, the library will be curating these amazing pieces of digital art.
Introducing the library’s new art project:
Recreations: for the love of art and sanity.
The library will be curating your art recreations. Submit entries to firstname.lastname@example.org and we may add them to our library website for people to enjoy. Please include your name, contact information, and the name of the piece of art and artist’s name that has inspired you.
Your submissions are your consent for the library to use your creations on all of our social media and online platforms. In the future, maybe we will even have an “in person” art opening.
No appointment needed. Masks required, Limit of 15 people in library at a time, Encourage 30 min. or less visits. Walk-ins:M 1-8 pm, T 1-8 pm, W 1-8 pm, TH 1-5 pm, F 9-12 pm, S 9-1 pm
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The Wyeth family of artists is known for their somber realism and subtle storytelling. This program will explore the style of painting and illustration established by N.C. Wyeth in the early 1900s and passed on and re-interpreted by his children, primarily Andrew Wyeth, and his grandson Jamie Wyeth. Learn more about their favorite subjects, their influences and their enduring impact in the art world.
Jane Oneail curates and delivers art appreciation programs to audiences throughout New England. Jane holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from Harvard University. A New Hampshire native, she has worked at some of the state’s most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. Jane has also taught at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at Southern New Hampshire University. For more information visit iamculturallycurious.com
This program is the first of three sponsored collaboratively by the Canaan Town Library, the Converse Free Library, and the Plainfield Libraries. It will be available via Zoom.