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Create Art with Books:

Explore Altered Books with Billie!

2024-06-25 18:30:00 2024-06-25 19:30:00 America/Chicago Create Art with Books: An altered book is a published book that has been changed into a new work of visual art through various art processes such as painting, drawing, collage, writing, and embellishment. Main Library - Sally Lee Fox & Eagle Rooms

Tuesday, June 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-25 18:30:00 2024-06-25 19:30:00 America/Chicago Create Art with Books: An altered book is a published book that has been changed into a new work of visual art through various art processes such as painting, drawing, collage, writing, and embellishment. Main Library - Sally Lee Fox & Eagle Rooms

Main Library

Sally Lee Fox & Eagle Rooms

An altered book is a published book that has been changed into a new work of visual art through various art processes such as painting, drawing, collage, writing, and embellishment.

Come create a work of art with us! We will transform books into something beautiful, unique and personal. Class will be presented by Gail Borden Library's own talented Billie M., who has experience creating many altered book projects.  

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Adult Programs | Activity |

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