Taber Library Celebrates Art Month

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MARION – April is Art Month at the Elizabeth Taber Library, 8 Spring St. The month will feature weekly events showcasing unique materials and artists.

The first week will feature Glass Art with Deenie Pacik, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 7.

Participants will create fused glass pendants or magnets with pre-cut colored glass. The seats are limited; call to register at the library. All ages are welcome, but participants ages 9-12 must be supervised by an adult to participate.

Visit the first week of April to make glass bead jewelry in the style of Dale Chihuly and find craft activities for the youngest that celebrate sculpture making.

During the second week of April, stop by anytime to explore the world of paper crafts, including origami, quilling, and silhouette making, among other options.

A workshop on nature mandalas for adults and teenagers will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 21. Artist Beth Adoette will help participants create and photograph nature mandalas to explore the elements that represent spring. Call to register for this art workshop.

A walk-in natural photography project will be offered the third week of April. Participants can make art with objects in and around the library, then take and print photos of that creation from their phone or with one of the library’s instant cameras.

A DIY postcards without appointment will take place the last week of April. Participants can create their own postcards in the style of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Blank postcards, markers, paint, crayons and other tools will be available to create postcards.

A pop-up outdoor art gallery will be on display Saturday, April 30 outside the library. Art created in any of the monthly workshops can be contributed or new creations can be submitted.

For more information on the Elizabeth Taber Library, visit www.ElizabethTaberLibrary.org or call (508) 748-1252.

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