ART FOR KIDS / BY KIDS
The MPL Youth Services Department is dedicated to being a center for public art installations. We have two kinds of art: those by our young patrons, and those by professional artists. Every summer the Youth Services Department has an Art Event where children will either participate in working on a new art installation for the library, or in making a personal work of art that will remain on display temporarily in the library.
The Starry Night Mural
The Starry Night Mural, made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Morgan County, was painted by 55 area children and their families. All art projects have to start somewhere and we loved seeing the transition from this:
The 2012 Summer Reading Program Art Event: The Starry Night Mural