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Saturday, June 22, 2024

Library
Time Items
All day
 
10:00am
10:00am to 1:00pm
[FULL] Cyanotype Workshop with Creativity Coach Angela Johnson

[FULL] Cyanotype Workshop with Creativity Coach Angela Johnson

Studio
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024, 10:00am to 1:00pm

This workshop will explore the history of cyanotypes (a camera-less photography process) as well as offer lots of time for hands-on exploration of this media. Pre-treated fabric will be used to create single and dual sided imagery, using a variety of materials for inspiration including leaves, flowers, stencils and more.

Feel free to bring your own inspirational items from home to use (lace doily, pressed flowers, or other FLAT or translucent materials).

This 3-hour workshop is ideal for older teens 16+ and adults.

Space is limited and registration is required, open on June 8, 2024. All summer cyanotype workshops are the same content and are in high demand; please select one session date.

Instructor Bio:

Angela Johnson is an artist and educator with a creative spirit. Her teaching career started as a 5th grade Language Arts teacher. No matter the classroom, her teaching philosophy remains the same – give students the tools to grow from learner to leader in both art and life. When not making work, teaching, or working with individuals, groups, and organizations as a creative coach, Angela can be found meditating, kayaking, or scuba diving. She earned her Masters in Art Education and MFA from UW-Madison.

These workshops are made possible thanks to the Madison Public Library Foundation.

Studio
 
10:00am to 10:30am
Bilingual Storytime (ages 5 and under) / Hora de cuentos bilingües (para los niños de 0 a 5 años)

Bilingual Storytime (ages 5 and under) / Hora de cuentos bilingües (para los niños de 0 a 5 años)

Youth Program Room
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024, 10:00am to 10:30am

READ and PLAY together with children 5 & under in English & Spanish! Engaging with books, songs and playful experiences all help children develop communication skills, patience, empathy, and pre-reading skills​ - and helps to build a lifelong love of reading. Library programs are always free. Siblings and childcare groups are welcome.

¡LEE y JUEGA junto con otros niños de 0 a 5 años, en inglés y español! Participar con libros, canciones y experiencias divertidas ayuda a los niños a desarrollar la comunicación, paciencia, empatía y habilidades de la alfabetización temprana y ayuda a desarrollar un amor eternal por la lectura! Los programas de la biblioteca son siempre gratuitos. Los hermanos y los grupos de cuidado infantil son bienvenidos. 

Youth Program Room
 
1:30pm
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Flip Books with Angela

Flip Books with Angela

Studio
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024, 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Drop-in make a small plant based flip book with local artist and Pinney Library Studio Creativity Coach Angela Johnson. Angela is working with Patrick Mason's Genetics Lab on campus at UW-Madison to create kits to help peopleunderstand how plants grow. Learn about how flip books are made, try them out, & offer suggestions!  This is a drop-in, try-it workshop for all ages.  

Instructor Bio:

Angela Johnson is a professional artist, creativity coach, and educator based in Wisconsin. She earned a master’s in Art Education, an MA in Art and an MFA with a focus in photography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Learn more about Angela and her work at: https://angelajohnsonartist.com/(link is external)

Studio