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Come and learn the basics of water based linoleum block printing in a hands-on workshop with artist Max Stadnik. We will cover everything from planning out your image, simple carving technique, inking & printing, and basic curation. The method you will learn can be done with very few resources in your own home or studio. By the end of the workshop you will have a few color prints and your own hand carved block that you can print anytime.
Ages 12 and up are welcome at this workshop, and no experience is required.
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A teaching artist from the East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse will help kids make a simple puppet from recycled materials! Ages 5 and up.
March 8th is International Women's Day, the annual celebration of the achievements of women throughout history. In the more than 100 countries where the holiday is observed the focus of the observance differs, influenced by local customs, achievements, and challenges. In general, the occasion is observed with respect, appreciation and love towards women for their economic, political and social achievements. This year’s theme asks: Will you #BeBoldForChange?
Join us in the 3rd floor Community Meeting Room for a drawing and character design workshop led by Ana Ramirez and Madeline Sharafian in cooperation with GLAS Animation Festival. Ages 12 and up are welcome at this free, hands-on workshop.
Join us in the 3rd floor Community Meeting Room for Facing West Shadow Opera's production of "The Euphoria of Walt Whitman," a live Baroque puppet opera exploring queer poet Walt Whitman’s obsession with the traveling operas of the Wild West, phrenology, and the gold rush era. Shadow puppets are accompanied by live music written by Purcell, Monteverdi, Caccini, George Crumb and improvisation
2nd floor above the Reference Desk, in the Historic Lobby cases and hanging from the Lobby's Mezzanine