Posts tagged "Display"
An Interview with Sherri Liberman of Mulberry Street Library

An Interview with Sherri Liberman of Mulberry Street Library

Today’s feature from Rebecca Rubenstein takes us back to Mulberry Street Library, a branch of the NYPL, where community-minded artists regularly show their work.  Don’t miss Rebecca’s other posts on library-as-incubator happenings in the NYC area! ~Erinn by Rebecca Rubenstein I introduced Library as Incubator Project to Mulberry Street Library and their wonderful exhibition program back in 2012....
"Our Ladies of Perpetual Housework" by Elaine Luther

“Our Ladies of Perpetual Housework” by Elaine Luther

Today it is my pleasure to welcome jewelry maker and mixed media artist Elaine Luther back to the Library as Incubator Project. Elaine has a new art series that is not only on display at a library in Chicago, but is also directly inspired by a book she stumbled upon right on the library’s shelf....
Incubating Art at Ferndale Public Library

Incubating Art at Ferndale Public Library

Today’s feature comes from the public library in Ferndale, Michigan. Circulation Specialist and artist Lindsey Harnish discusses the variety of arts-incubating programs and projects that the library, in partnership with local artists, facilitates for the Ferndale community. The programs highlighted today are fairly easy to replicate and the ideas are infinitely scalable, which is always...
Banned Books Week at Anythink

Banned Books Week at Anythink

by Casey Lansinger It was a few weeks ago, but Anythink in Adams County, Colorado, as well as Adams County community members are still buzzing from the incredible efforts taken during Banned Books Week, namely the exhibition hosted by Anythink Wright Farms: “Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings.” Produced by...
Out of the Archives: Recology's "Art in the Dump" Exhibition at the University of San Francisco's Gleeson Library

Out of the Archives: Recology’s “Art in the Dump” Exhibition at the University of San Francisco’s Gleeson Library

This article originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project on May 24, 2012. We’re excited to feature this partnership between an academic library and the innovative Recology Artist-in-Residence program. Many thanks to Shawn Calhoun, Head of Access Services, Library Outreach, and Assessment at the University of San Francisco’s Gleeson Library, for sharing this wonderful project....
“Brother Can You Spare a Stack" at the Center for Book Arts

“Brother Can You Spare a Stack” at the Center for Book Arts

Feature writer Rebecca Rubenstein recently visited an exciting new show at the Center for Book Arts in New York– a show that re-imagines the concept and purpose of a library, and turns libraries into works of art.  Don’t miss the rest of Rebecca’s features on library-as-incubator happenings in NYC! ~Erinn Brother Can You Spare a...
Artist Curated Book Display at Portsmouth Public Library

Artist Curated Book Display at Portsmouth Public Library

Today we’re pleased to highlight a lovely series from the Portsmouth Public Library in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The Artist Curated Book Display is a great way to engage local artists with the library while also presenting the library’s collection from a unique (artist) perspective. ~ Laura The Artist Curated Book Display is a  program series at...
Thinking Pink at the VCUQatar Library

Thinking Pink at the VCUQatar Library

I had the pleasure of connecting with an art librarian who lives in Qatar at ALA Annual this year, and really enjoyed the opportunity to learn about the innovative ways librarians are working to incubate the arts all over the globe.  To support Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Main Library at VCUQatar’s School of Art...
Art Exhibition Pathfinders at the NYPL Mulberry Street Branch

Art Exhibition Pathfinders at the NYPL Mulberry Street Branch

We’re delighted to share this interview with some of the folks at NYPL’s Mulberry Street Branch and to showcase a new service launched as a practicum project by Rebecca Rubenstein, an artist and library school student at Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University.  Read on to learn more about Mulberry Street’s art...
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Annual Staff Art Show

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Annual Staff Art Show

We’re delighted to feature this wonderful profile by Beth Lawry, the Customer Services Manager at the Main Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, who launched a Staff Art Show six years ago.  It’s a great example of the library-as-incubator, and a wonderful celebration of National Library Week each year.  Enjoy! Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Annual Staff Art...
Program Kit: Knee High Nappanee, An Exhibition of Children's Photography

Program Kit: Knee High Nappanee, An Exhibition of Children’s Photography

Looking for a great Summer Reading Program idea gives kids a chance to not only learn about art, but also gain a new skill and share their work? Have we got resources for you! We’re delighted to host this programming kit by Jessica Flores, the multi-talented Nappanee Communications Specialist who is also a professional artist...
Library Kit: Using Your Library As Gallery Space

Library Kit: Using Your Library As Gallery Space

We’re delighted to feature this practical kit on using your library as a gallery, which was contributed by Katharine Clark.  Katharine manages the exhibition calendar as a Library Assistant at Sequoya Public Library in Madison, Wisconsin, and her kit outlines the practical planning, installation, promotion, and legal aspects of hosting local art exhibitions at your library....