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Little Art Show Kickoff

Registration and Supply Pick up @ Portage Lakes

2023-04-05 15:00:00 2023-04-05 20:00:00 America/New_York Little Art Show Kickoff Calling all adults! Participate in our Little Art Show and share your talent. Stop by to register, discuss details, and pick up supplies in person Wednesday, April 5, from 3-8 pm, while supplies last. Portage Lakes Branch Library - Conference Room

Wednesday, April 05
3:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-04-05 15:00:00 2023-04-05 20:00:00 America/New_York Little Art Show Kickoff Calling all adults! Participate in our Little Art Show and share your talent. Stop by to register, discuss details, and pick up supplies in person Wednesday, April 5, from 3-8 pm, while supplies last. Portage Lakes Branch Library - Conference Room

Calling all adults! Participate in our Little Art Show and share your talent. Stop by to register, discuss details, and pick up supplies in person Wednesday, April 5, from 3-8 pm, while supplies last.

Display your artistic talents in our Little Art Show! So many talented people live in our community. We would love to showcase your talent in our Little Art Show at the following locations: Ellet, Firestone Park, Goodyear, Green, Highland Square, Kenmore, Maple Valley, Mogadore, Nordonia Hills, Northwest Akron, Norton, Odom, Portage Lakes, and Richfield. 

If you are unable to attend the in-person registration supply pickup event, call 330-644-7050 to register and reserve your supplies while they last through April 19. You will receive a 3" x 3" canvas, paints, and a brush, plus some prompts for creative inspiration related to our theme, “Spring Flowers.” Supplies are limited to 40 registrants per branch.

Details for submission:

  1. Participants must be 18 or older.
  2. Create a piece of art using the supplies provided. You may also use supplies you have at home, but must use the 3" x 3" canvas.
  3. Do not use any canvas except for the one provided.
  4. Do not frame your canvas.
  5. Please use the theme "spring flowers" for your subject matter. Please keep your paintings family-friendly.  
  6. Please note the correct orientation of the art by placing an arrow on the back of your canvas, noting the side that should be pointing up.
  7. Return finished artwork by May 3, close of business. Return your art to the branch location where you picked up your supplies.
  8. Art will be on display at each branch from May 3-31If you wish to keep your artwork, please pick up by Saturday, June 10, 2023.
  9. By submitting your art, you are giving permission to Akron-Summit County Public Library to display, photograph, and promote it.
  10. One set of supplies per person; You may only participate at one location.

Participants who submit their art for the exhibit will be entered into a prize drawing (one at each participating branch location). Drawings will occur by June 2.

Check out these books for some tiny inspiration!

The library reserves the right not to display paintings that could be considered offensive or inappropriate.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Maker & DIY | Art & Crafts |

TAGS: | Art & Crafts | Adult Craft | Activities for Adults |

Portage Lakes Branch Library

portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
Phone: 330.644.7050
Branch manager
Cheryl Luck

Hours
We're closed Sunday May 26 due to Memorial Day Eve
Mon, May 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, May 21 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 22 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, May 23 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, May 24 12:00PM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 26 Closed
(Memorial Day Eve)

About the branch

It's not unusual for customers to take a few moments out of their busy day to relax and read in the comfortable chairs beside the Portage Lakes Branch Library's large windows, enjoying the natural light and the beautiful views of flora and fauna. Visitors from surrounding communities—Coventry, New Franklin, Green, Clinton, Canal Fulton, Barberton, and Massillon—join local residents in visiting the Portage Lakes Branch Library to enjoy NatureConnect, learning-through-play and storytime programming, crafting opportunities, book discussions, arts and history informational programming, and more.

With rich book, music, and movie resources, Portage Lakes Branch Library has something for everyone of every age. Computers, WiFi, printing, copying, scanning, and faxing round out the services available at the Portage Lakes Branch Library, making it a one-stop spot for all your learning, business, and entertainment needs and interests.

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