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Trail Tales: A Rock is Lively
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Trail Tales: A Rock is Lively

Installed April –  July 2016   A Rock Is Lively by Dianna Hutts Aston, illustrated by Sylvia Long From the award-winning creators of An Egg Is Quiet, A Seed Is Sleepy, and A Butterfly Is Patient comes a gorgeous and informative introduction to the fascinating world of rocks. From dazzling blue lapis lazuli to volcanic […]

Explore World War II through Arlington's Memories
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Explore World War II through Arlington’s Memories

Artifacts from Life on the Homefront On display at Central Library, April 2016. Just in time for Arlington Reads 2016, Central Library is hosting an artifact-rich exhibition on Arlington County in World War II. It’s the story of a community undergoing rapid transition from fading farms to new homes to the Pentagon, all while sending […]

McLean Art Society
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McLean Art Society

Drawings and Paintings On exhibit at the Westover Branch Library, March – April 2016. The McLean Art Society (originally called the McLean Art Club) was formed in 1955 by a small group of artists to encourage and facilitate their desire to create visual art. They exchanged information , visited galleries, and arranged to use public […]

Yorktown Artist of the Month: Cameron McClesky
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Yorktown Artist of the Month: Cameron McClesky

“Carnival” – Digital Photography On exhibit at the Westover Branch Library, March 2016. Artist Statement: I was in Italy at night and saw this carnival and it lit up. It was a great picture, with the dark sky and the carnival lighting up the sky. The Yorktown High School’s Artist of the Month competition is […]

Yorktown High School Artist of the Month: Alaxira Huon-Dumentat
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Yorktown High School Artist of the Month: Alaxira Huon-Dumentat

“Mad Hatter” – Digital Photography On exhibit at the Westover Branch Library, March 2016. Artist Statement: On Halloween, my friend wore this amazing Mad Hatter costume and I just had to take a picture. Mr. Fleischer allowed me to go into the studio, where I had her sit on a chair and added lighting so […]

Claremont Immersion Elementary: Mixed Media
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Claremont Immersion Elementary: Mixed Media

Art Sparks Engaged Learning On Exhibit at Shirlington Branch Library, March 2016     Arts Education is an integral part of the core curriculum and provides students with unique experiences not taught in other core areas. The arts offer powerful tools for expression – tools for making connections between intellect and emotion, tools for bringing […]

2016 Scholastic Art Show
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2016 Scholastic Art Show

Photography, Painting and Sculpture by Arlington Students Each winter, the Library hosts the Regional Scholastic Art Award, a competition which encompasses all Middle School and High School students in Arlington County. Almost 2000 works of art were submitted and judged by three jurors. Out of these, the judges awarded either a Gold or a Silver Certificate to […]

Yorktown Artist of the Month: Maya Leyden
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Yorktown Artist of the Month: Maya Leyden

Artist’s Touch - Ceramics On exhibit at the Westover Branch Library, February 2016 Artist Statement For this piece, I wanted to incorporate the artist’s touch and show that there is a connection between the artist and their work. I created this piece as a part of my AP Concentration, which explores the relationship between the creator […]

Yorktown Artist of the Month: Alison Jones
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Yorktown Artist of the Month: Alison Jones

The Star And It’s Mold Digital Collage – Ink Jet Print On exhibit at the Westover Branch Library, February 2016 Artist Statement: The reason I chose to name my photo “The Star And It’s Mold” is because when I look at my photo, the first thing I see is a star in the center of […]

From the Kniseleum: Sculpture
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From the Kniseleum: Sculpture

The Skull of Auric Goldfinger On Exhibit at the Shirlington Branch Library, February-March, 2016       Want to buy something you see on our walls? Artists contribute 20% of sales made during their exhibit to the Friends of the Arlington County Public Library, to help support Library programming.   Explore Art at the Library. […]