Bookless Sneak Peek
Photographer Eric Baillies has been documenting the installation of some of the art at Bookless, a community celebration in the empty building at 201 West Mifflin Street, the home of the once and future Central Library. To see more shots like the one with this post, visit the flickr page for the set.
Jeremy Wineberg's preview video is set to the music of Lovely Socialite Mrs. Thomas W. Phipps, who will be performing at the event.
Bookless is a one-day only art show by by 100 local artists on January 28. Pieces inspired by library space and materials range from paintings to oversize installations to live performances. Hands on activities like a public painting wall let you transform the 45-year old library into a work of art.
Join us early in the day from 10am - 2 pm for the FREE Family Free-for-All featuring hands on art activities for kids like an interactive painting wall, library Dewey card stamping station and make your own 'Zine from recycled books. Don't miss Yid Vicious performing at 1 pm!
Party in the Stacks begins after 7 pm with Live Music on the Project Lodge stage and DJ sets in the basement stacks. Purchase food creations from Underground Food Collective, craft cockatils by Merchant, and Great Dane beer. Tickets $10 in advance or $12 at the door of the Central Library at 201 West Mifflin Street.
Proceeds benefit Madison Public Library Foundation's Learning for a Lifetime: The Community Campaign for a New Central Library.