Thursday, January 17–Tuesday, March 12 • Multiple Artists GALLERY TALK: Tuesday, January 22, 6:30 PM • Library Lobby
For five days in September, over 50 artists from around the Midwest participated in the 2018 Plein Air Painting Festival. Landscapes painted en plein air (French for “open air”) depict locations in Glenview and Northbrook. Works in oil, watercolor, and pastel showcase both the familiar and the beauty of our surroundings. Sponsored by the Northbrook Arts Commission with support from the Glenview Art League.
Reading Wonderland: 2019 Winter Reading Program
January 2-31 • Adults, Teens & Kids
January is the perfect month to settle in and cozy up with a blanket and a good book. Find out more …
In this lecture, learn to appreciate the art of Chinese brush painting in time for Chinese New Year. Educator Yvonne Wolf discusses three typical motifs—flower and bird, animal and tree, and mountain and water—and how to interpret these works by applying the principles of yin and yang.
Well Read: A Podcast
Another episode of our podcast Well Read awaits you! In our most recent episode, we decided to each read a classic, choosing modern classics and books you ought to have read in high school.