Posts tagged "NYPL"
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....
Out of the Archives: The Picture Collection at the NYPL

Out of the Archives: The Picture Collection at the NYPL

This post originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project in January 2013. Check out the NYPL’s new digital collections website: http://digitalcollections.nypl.org by Laura Damon-Moore If you’ve followed the Library as Incubator Project for a while, you know that we’re unabashed fans of the image holdings at the New York Public Library. Which is why it’s...
Featuring: Purgatory Pie Press

Featuring: Purgatory Pie Press

This post was originally featured on May 15, 2012. The Library as Incubator Project is pleased to feature this interview with Esther K. Smith and Dikko Faust, the founders of NYC-based Purgatory Pie Press. Here they answer some questions about their use of libraries, and how libraries can work even more effectively for artists. -...
Interview with Ben Vershbow and David Riordan of NYPL Labs

Interview with Ben Vershbow and David Riordan of NYPL Labs

One of the exciting things about working at the Library as Incubator Project is learning about library-based projects that make use of archival and research collections for creative projects. Today’s feature from Rebecca Rubenstein introduces the NYPL Labs, where the library’s extensive collections are put to new and innovative uses.  Don’t miss Rebecca’s other posts on library-as-incubator happenings...
NYPL Digital Collections

NYPL Digital Collections

by Angela Terrab The New York Public Library Digital Collections have substance, and now they’re getting the style to match. As one might expect of this landmark library system, NYPL is bursting with drool-worthy content: Presidential papers, artistic archives, and monumental maps are just a few of the 800,000 items that have been “digitized from...
Gabriel Barcia-Colombo and the “Secret Society of Forbidden Literature”

Gabriel Barcia-Colombo and the “Secret Society of Forbidden Literature”

Rebecca Rubenstein, one of our intrepid our Writers in the Field, is back with another fantastic look at what’s happening at the NYPL in terms of exhibitions and art– this time drawing attention to banned books.  Don’t forget to check out all of Rebecca’s posts for us HERE. Cheers! Erinn Gabriel Barcia-Colombo and the “Secret...
Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Whether you think today is the perfect excuse to snuggle up with your honey and eat chocolates or a terrible Hallmark conspiracy, there’s no mistaking it: Valentine’s Day is a good day in the world of Digital Collections!  There are a number of beautiful digital archives of vintage cards out there, documenting not only how...
Happy Thanksgiving from the Library as Incubator Project

Happy Thanksgiving from the Library as Incubator Project

Happy Thanksgiving from the Library as Incubator Project team!  We have so much to be thankful for this year, and not least on the list are all of our dedicated readers and followers– thank you for the wonderful conversations and the thought-provoking new ideas about libraries and how they can incubate creativity! This year, we...
Art Meets Science at Mid-Manhattan Public Library

Art Meets Science at Mid-Manhattan Public Library

Our first post about the art exhibits hosted at Mid-Manhattan branch of the New York Public Library was such a success, we thought it would be fun to turn it into a series.  Good thing our writer-in-the-field for New York was up to the task!  Rebecca Rubenstein returns to the site today to share more...
Art at Mid-Manhattan Public Library

Art at Mid-Manhattan Public Library

by Rebecca Rubenstein Arezoo Moseni is Senior Art Librarian at the Mid-Manhattan Library, and her enthusiasm for art in the library is contagious. She curates the series of exhibitions that take place in the library, including Art in the Windows, Art in the Corner Room, and Art Wall on Third, and will launch a new series...
Out of the Archives: NYPL's Design by the Book

Out of the Archives: NYPL’s Design by the Book

This post originally appeared on February 29, 2012. This feature is written by Jessica Pigza about the New York Public Library’s “Design by the Book” film series. To learn about Jessica’s Handmade Crafternoon program at the NYPL, check out her first feature on the Library as Incubator Project. - Laura Four years ago, I was...
Featuring: Carlota Zimmerman

Featuring: Carlota Zimmerman

Today our featured artist is Carlota Zimmerman, a creativity consultant based in New York City. Here she discusses how the New York Public Library was instrumental in her development as a playwright. ~ Laura by Carlota Zimmerman I grew up in New York City in the 1980s, so I was always reading my way through the...