Castro Valley Library

Libraries are for Art Day March 20 by library1.5
Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 3:35 pm
Filed under: Libraries, Programs, Public Art

Marion Coleman

Saturday, March 20, 2010
10:30am – 3:00pm

Join us for a fun community arts day at Castro Valley Library! As part of the countywide celebration of Art IS Education during National Arts Education Month, Castro Valley Library and the Alameda County Arts Commission present a special event that explores the power of youth and community-based art as well as the heroes in our lives and literature.

Free and open to the public.

10:30 am Children’s Textile Postcards Workshop with Marion Coleman. Register at the library or by phone at (510) 667-7900. (Learning Center)

10:30 am Art Activity creating storybook heroes for children of all ages. Drop-In. No registration necessary. (Chabot and Canyon Rooms)

11:30 am Pastel Art Demonstration by artist Mark Mertens. (Chabot and Canyon Rooms)

12:00 pm Tours of the library public artwork collection and
Castro Valley High School and Marshall
Elementary art exhibits. (Meet in Lobby)

1:00 pm Special Guest Speaker: Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, District 4. (Chabot and Canyon Rooms)

1:15 pm Performance by Cinderella and Prince Charming from the upcoming Castro Valley High School musical. (Chabot and Canyon Rooms)

1:30 pm Metal Art Demonstration by Scott Miner. (Outdoor patio outside Chabot and Canyon Rooms)

2:00 pm Powerpoint presentation about the process of creating the public artwork in the library. (Chabot and Canyon Rooms)

All Day Visual art exhibits by Castro Valley High School students in the Community Gallery and Marshall Elementary artwork in the Children

For information on how you can support the arts in public education visit

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