On the Art Wall -- in the library's main floor Miron Fireside Room
Oshkosh-based painter Leif Larson is the featured artist for the month of December, debuting with his stunning work titled Good Morning Bohemia, a complex, big-size piece that brings a new art genre to library visitors. In conjunction with his exhibition, Larson hosted the program Making Art All Day @ theLibrary on Saturday, December 3, he demostrated and created a painting at the library while library patrons watched and interacted with him.
The library will also produce a podcast episode where the audience can hear Larson speak about his art. The episode can be found at www.menashalibrary.org/podcast. Mr. Larson documented the creation of his acrylic on canvas on a four-part video production that is available on his website: www.leiflarson.com. His work is widely collected and commissioned.
In the glass case in the Lobby
Marisol Encarnación from Solymar Fabric and Paper Gifts showcases an array of handmade greeting cards and leather goods (journals, tags and bracelets). Ms. Encarnación will teach a class on creating greeting cards at the library on Saturday, December 17, at 1:00pm. More information on the event click here.
In the glass case in the Circulation Area
Treassures of the Past - Visitors will find a collection of toys and special gifts from our childhoods.
In the Menasha History Case
There is also a glass case from the original Elisha D. Smith Public Library on Mill Street tucked into the corner at the start of the large print and fiction collections. The Menasha Historical Society presents artifacts from Menasha's strong history with baseball.
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