Books Come Alive in North County Library Holiday Exhibit
For the past 18 years, Sebastian River Art Club members Thelma Koopman, Kathleen Richter, Peni Baker and others have created beautiful Holiday murals at the North County Library.
This, the 19th year of the Art Club’s Holiday Presentation, is entitled “Everyone’s Once Upon A Time” and has taken a new and unexpected approach. Members Sheila Lougheed and Susan Lavender, the conceivers and primary creators of the display, make books living things in a fun and fascinating show---no matter what your age or interests may be, but especially appealing to children.
In this year’s Holiday exhibit, books actually “come alive”. Their pages are full of appropriate miniature pop-ups created by Sheila and Susan along with small pieces: trees, houses, toys, photographs, and drawings by Art Club members.
Members with a teaching background are developing age-appropriate questionnaires relating to the books. For children, it will be like “Where’s Waldo?” - but this will be based on “Can you find this character?” or “Do you see a book that you’ve read?”
This has been a collaborative effort from Art Club members, who revisited their own innocence, joy and discovery through children’s books while constructing the village. It opens October 31st at the North County Library on Sebastian Boulevard. It will be donated to the library in its entirety when the show ends January 1st.
SRAC Donation to Sebastian Ecumenical Food Pantry Donation
The Sebastian River Art Club presented Leslie Herman of the Sebastian Ecumenical Food Pantry with a check for $1,400 at the club December business meeting. These funds were provided through the sales of the 2019 Sebastian River Art Club Christmas Bazaar which is open to the public now through Saturday, December 28th.
The art for sale has been designed by the club members and donated to support the club “LITTLE GEMS” art project and club scholarship fund.
You may want to complete your holiday shopping at the Bazaar. Now through December 28th, Little Gems and scholarship art is available for purchase at a 25% discount.
Please visit the Bazaar at 1245 Main Street, Sebastian to brighten your holiday and enjoy the creative talents of the SRAC members.