NEW EXHIBIT: From the Studio: Work from students in the Library Arts Center Studio Program

Exhibit Runs: Sept. 14th - Oct. 25th
Opening Reception:  THURSDAY Sept. 13th | 5-7pm

See work from both adults and children in a variety of programs from the Library Arts Center Studio this year.

Generously sponsored by:  Sugar River Bank

NEW! Fall Classes in the Studio Now Enrolling

NEW STUDIO CLASSES in Drawing, Painting, Felting, and more!
Get creative in the Library Arts Center Studio this Fall!

ART YARD SALE | Sat. Sept. 22

This Sat. Sept. 22nd | 8:30am | Library Lawn
Find a great new piece of artwork for your home!  Pieces are priced at $5.00-50.00.  Proceeds benefit the Library Arts Center

GALLERY OF GIFTS: Handmade Holiday Boutique

The Gallery of Gifts is a favorite annual juried exhibit at the Library Arts Center in which the gallery is turned into an exhibit of unique, hand-made craft during the holiday season.  The exhibit provides the residents of this region the opportunity to purchase beautiful, locally crafted items during the season of giving. Interested in how to get your work juried in?  Click the link below.  JURY DEADLINE:  OCT. 1st

ART YARD SALE | Sat. Sept. 22nd

8:30am | Library Lawn
Get a great new piece of art for your home!  Proceeds benefit the Library Arts Center  * MANY AFFORDABLE ART PIECES (priced $5-50)! *  Artists, Have some art that you would like to donate to the sale?  Please drop off pieces during gallery hours (11am-4pm) by Wed. Sept. 19th.

 

Upcoming Fall Classes

Watercolor Drop-in Class

Basket Weaving Workshops for Fall

Make a hand-crafted, heirloom-quality basket with artisan Ray Lagasse
Find out more, view basket options, and see upcoming sessions at the link here.

Open Studio at the Library Arts Center

Make Your Own Fall Felted Creations!

Tues. Oct. 2nd | 6-8pm
Give your needle felted creations the spotlight in the house for the fall season!  Create a fun needle-felted pumpkin or black cat to decorate for Fall.
Find out more and register online now.

Open Studio at the Library Arts Center

Needle Felted Sculptures

Tues. Oct. 2nd | 6-8pm
Learn how to use wool effectively to make interesting needle-felted sculptures!
Find out more and register online now.

Watercolor Drop-in Class

A Master Class in Landscape Painting with Peter Granucci

Monthly Sessions starting Sept. 29th
Learn how to set yourself apart as an artist and go beyond copying to creating. In this class you’ll learn how to create more compelling images, create a mood and develop a more dynamic process for your work. This class is for all levels but especially for the painter that wants to take their work to the next level of accomplishment.  Find out more at the link here.

Open Studio at the Library Arts Center

Intuitive Drawing with Dr. Patricia Wild

Wednesdays:  October 24, 31 & November 7, 1-4pm each session
Explore a path to drawing that relies less on a skill-based sequence of steps and takes a sensory-exploratory approach, one that emphasizes our innate ability to make marks and pay attention. Through a series of exercises that incorporate movement, meditation, and sensory experiences, this workshop series explores drawing as an intuitive process, one that knows you already have it all inside you. Whether new to drawing or an experienced pro, intuitive drawing will energize and enhance your drawing practice.
Find out more and register online now.

Open Studio at the Library Arts Center

Pocket Shrines with Dr. Patricia Wild

Saturday, October 13, 10am -2pm
Sometimes we serve our soul and creativity best when we get clear about our most sacred totems. Join us in exploring the objects and symbols that evoke the mystery and wonder of you deepest connection to the creative force. Create a portable shrine to invoke your Muse and sanctify your creative process wherever you go.
Find out more and register online now.

Our 50th Anniversary ENDOWMENT Campaign

Help us reach our goal of $500,000 so we can secure a strong future for the Library Arts Center!   Find out more about the generous $200,000 matching challenge from the Roy Malool Family Foundation.

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Endowment Campaign GOAL: $500,000

Support the 50th Anniversary Endowment Campaign

The Roy Malool Family Foundation has offered an exceptionally generous matching opportunity for this campaign.  Donations and pledges made this year will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $200,000!  Your donation will be DOUBLED to sustain the Library Arts Center in the next 50 years!

Lake Sunapee Bank Makes 3-Year Pledge to LAC Endowment Campaign

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Announces 3-Year Pledge to Library Arts Center Endowment Campaign

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust (formerly Lake Sunapee Bank) announced in early January its commitment to support the Library Arts Center Gallery and Studio with a three-year pledge to the Library Arts Centers endowment fund.  Learn more.

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