Join State of the Art artist Delita Martin to learn how she combines texture, color, and personal history in her artworks to tell stories about the role of women in African American culture. Then move into the studio where Delita will guide participants through three methods of gelatin printing and provide tips for using these processes in your classroom. Sponsored by Neff and Scarlett Basore.$10, register online.
RuAnn is an artist/blacksmith and bead artist who resides in Hindsville, Arkansas. Her jewelry collection combines metal, beads, and found objects using a variety of techniques, including forging, bead weaving, and metalsmithing. Ewing’s jewelry will be on display and available for purchase during the event.
Teens who aspire to be the next Project Runway contestant or teens who just want to learn how to hem their favorite jeans are invited to join the Sew Your Style sewing club at BPL! This teen-led club will teach the fundamentals of sewing with fun monthly sewing projects. For more book information view the library calendar at bentonvillelibrary.org or contact 273-7755.
Join students from around the United States in this one-day art-making event. Students are invited to join us in the Experience Art Studio to create an artwork based on this year’s theme. The works will then be photographed and uploaded to everyartist.me to be included in their virtual gallery. Free, no registration required.
Join Simple Real Food - NWA and The Bentonville Jackson House for the last Farm to Table of the year.
There are two different types of tickets available, the first ticket is $50 and limited to the first 15 people. The $50 ticket includes shopping the Bentonville Farmers Market and having a cooking lesson with John from Simple Real Food. The market shop will start at 8:00am and you will meet at The Bentonville Jackson House.
The second ticket is $30 and will include a locally sourced lunch and beverages, arrival time is 12:00pm at the Bentonville Jackson House.
Teens come meet other Anime and Manga fans and discuss your favorites. For more information, view the library calendar at bentonvillelibrary.org or contact 273-7755.
For ages 6 – 12: Learn to make lots of different petal shapes and create beautiful flowers from paper with Omaha, Nebraska-based artist Angela Drakeford, whose Self Portrait II, composed of black tar-paper flowers, is featured in State of the Art. Sponsored by the Crystal Bridges Art Now Fund.$15 ($12 for Members). Register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335
Hear Little-Rock-based artist Delita Martin describe her multi-layered prints that combine texture, color, and personal history to tell stories about the role of women in African American history and culture. Sponsored by the Crystal Bridges Art Now Fund.Free, no registration required.
Create your own Backyard Bird Habitat with library staff member, Skyler Perry. Skylar is presenting a series of five workshops that will demonstrate to children how to build a backyard habitat that will provide food, water, cover and a place for wildlife to raise their young. The second session on Saturday, October 25th will focus on providing water for the different species of birds that live in or migrate through Northwest Arkansas. Children will create a bird bath. Upcoming sessions will focus on providing shelter, bird identification and particikpationg in the 2015 Great Backyard Bird Count. For more information contact thje Bentonville Public Library at 271-6816