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2014 Lego Creations Exhibit and Reception
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2014 Lego Creations Exhibit and Reception

Animals, Robots, Buildings and More! On exhibit at Central Library, the Aurora Hills Branch Library, the Columbia Pike Branch Library and the Westover Branch Library, September 2014.   Builders, families and fans are invited to join us for the LEGO Creations reception at Central on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  

Anna Schalk: Paintings
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Anna Schalk: Paintings

Inner Journey On exhibit at the Central Library, Sept. 2014 This series by artist Anna Schalk reflects the feelings and emotions she experienced during her husband’s extended illness and death.  Various stages of the grief process are reflected in this exhibit including dark passages of anger and despair. “The Question is the Answer,” reminds Anna that […]

Meryl Silver: Photographs
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Meryl Silver: Photographs

Simplicity Within On exhibit at Shirlington Branch Library, September 2014     It’s been said that painters include, whereas photographers exclude. “Painters begin with a totally blank canvas, which they proceed to fill in with brush strokes to render the scene they want the viewer to see. Photographers begin with the cluttered jumble of reality […]

Keith Hans: Photographs
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Keith Hans: Photographs

Images of D-Day On exhibit at the Aurora Hills Branch Library, Sept. – Oct. 2014 Keith Hans is an amateur photographer who has a keen interest in the history of World Two and, in particular, the story of D-Day.  As the son of parents who both fought in and supported the war effort, Keith’s trips […]

Dian McDonald: Photographs
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Dian McDonald: Photographs

Belarus: A Female Perspective On exhibit at Central Library, August -September 2014 Artist Statement:  This exhibit is intended to provide a photographic glimpse into the talents, achievements, beauty, and grace of the female population of Belarus. The photographs span several generations of females and reflect a wide range of backgrounds and interests. The individuals featured […]

Meryl Silver: Photographs
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Meryl Silver: Photographs

Simplicity Within On exhibit at Central Library, August 2014 Meryl Silver’s work last appeared at the Library in the 2010 group show, The Art of Food. 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 […]

Saint Ann Students: Endangered Animal Paintings
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Saint Ann Students: Endangered Animal Paintings

Collaborative Awareness On exhibit at the Central Library, July 2014 Elementary Art students at Saint Ann Catholic School in Arlington were inspired this year to bring awareness to endangered animals through these colorful murals. After learning about many of the beautiful animals on the endangered species list, each class chose an animal, and each student […]

David Jenkins: Papercutting
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David Jenkins: Papercutting

Visual Puns and Beautiful Designs On exhibit at Central Library, July 2014 David Jenkins’ paper cutting started as an artistic outlet during his 30 year career with the federal government.  Now retired, he continues to find this intricate art form to be relaxing, despite it being compared to “doing brain surgery on paper.” Over the past […]

Jim Rosso: Nature Photography
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Jim Rosso: Nature Photography

The Birds and the Bees (and a Wasp) On exhibit at Central Library, July 2014   Jim Rosso says, “these pictures represent some of the birds and insects I have seen around my house in Arlington. Previously I would go to other places to photograph “nature.” Now I realize that I can find nature in […]

Robin Kent: Landscape Photography
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Robin Kent: Landscape Photography

Yosemite and Beyond On Exhibit at Cherrydale Branch Library, July 8 – Oct. 6, 2014   Robin Kent, best known for his dramatic images of the Washington, D.C., area, has been a photographer since leaving a career in the Federal Government in 2000.  His images of the city are often captured at first light, when […]