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Art: History and Hands On - Cave Painting Workshop

Cave painting creation Event Type: Library-sponsored Adult Event
Date: 7/7/2018
Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
 Local artist and gallery-owner Margret Baldwin will host a five-week series of art history film screenings at the Blue Hill Public Library, each paired with an optional, related hands-on workshop the following day.

The July 6th film will be "Cave of Forgotten Dreams," (2010) directed by Werner Herzog. The film documents the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity.

Attendees of the film may register for a corresponding art workshop on Saturday July 7th, where participants will create their own cave paintings using plaster and charcoal.

Margret is a certified art instructor with 25 years in the public school system and private teaching experience. She expanded her exposure to art and artists through her curatorial experience during eight years of employment at the Blue Hill Public Library. She has exhibited widely and in the summer runs her neighborhood “Little Gallery” in Surry.

These events are sponsored by the library and supported the Friends of the Library. For more information, contact Hannah at the library at hannah.cyrus@bhpl.net or 374-5515.

The films in this series begin at 7:00 PM. The workshops the following day are at 5:00 PM. The complete schedule is as follows:

Friday, July 6, 2018
Film Screening: Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Saturday, July 7, 2018
Art Project: Cave painting

Friday, July 27, 2018
Film Screening: Michelangelo: Love and Death

Saturday, July 28, 2018
Art Project: Subtractive sculpture

Friday, August 10, 2018
Film Screening: Mr. Turner

Saturday, August 11, 2018
Art Project: Atmospheric painting

Friday August 24, 2018
Film Screening: Loving Vincent

Saturday August 25, 2018
Art Project: Brushstrokes for movement and form

Friday September 7, 2018
Film Screening: Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

Saturday September 8, 2018
Art Project: Graffiti work on foam board.
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Location: Howard Room