Monday, November 05, 2012

52 Ways to Use Your Library Card: Week Ten

Week Ten: See local artists @ your library.

Every month we have several art exhibits on display at the Main Library, with an opening reception on the First Friday of the month. Art at RPL is just one of the many ways you can be enriched at the Richmond Public Library.

The following exhibits will be on view at the Main Library from Friday, November 2
through Tuesday, December 4, 2012:

"Return to Normandy" - D-Day beaches as they appear today and what remains of the German bunkers along the Normandy coastline by Richmond photographer Allen Jones. "Return to Normandy" is on display in the Gellman Room and Dooley Hall on the first floor.

"The Great War of 1914-1918" - books, maps and artifacts from the collection of the Mathews County curator Elana Siddall is showing in the Dooley Foyer.

"Contemporary Fishing Lures and Decoys" - hand-carved and brush-painted wooden fish decoys and fishing lures by Bill Grossman is on display in the 2nd Floor Gallery.

The David Freed Gallery hosts the library's permanent collection of prints of renowned authors by David Freed.

The Newbold Perkins Gallery - paintings by Anne Newbold Perkins, a Richmond artist and former Richmond Public Library artist.

Art you an artist who would like to have an exhibit at the Richmond Public Library?

The Information for Artists page is on the library website under General Information. Here you will find general information along with the exhibit guidelines and application.  For questions or information please contact Lynn Vandenesse, 804-646-4740.

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