Visual Arts

Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest and Fashion Show

Fri, 12/13/2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
They lurk in closets. Perhaps they were a gift from your mother or your grandmother. Perhaps you purchased one in a weak moment of holiday joy. Wear your ugly holiday sweater and strike a pose on the runway for the library's first ever ugly holiday sweater contest and fashion show! Prizes include most glittery, best overall ugly, best ugly-sweater-wearing family, and best ugly-sweater-wearing teen. Holiday refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Friends of the Olympia Library.

Olympia Weavers' Guild - 2013 Sale

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Grand Opening - Arbutus Folk School

Sat, 10/19/2013 - 3:00pm - 9:00pm

Artist's Talk with Marilyn Frasca

Sat, 10/19/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Evergreen Art Lecture Series - David Brody

Wed, 10/09/2013 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

David Brody
Wednesday, October 9, 11:30-1:00
Lecture Hall 1
The Evergreen State College

David Brody was born in New York City, did undergraduate work at Columbia University and Bennington College, and received an MFA in painting from Yale University (1983). In addition to solo exhibitions at Gallery NAGA in Boston, Esther Claypool Gallery in Seattle, Gescheidle in Chicago, and Galeria Gilde in Portugal his work has been featured in over seventy group shows including ones at the Chicago Center for the Print; the Center on Contemporary Art (COCA) and the Frye Art Museum in Seattle; The Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Florida, Tallahassee; and at The Painting Center, Alternative Museum, and Bridgewater Gallery in New York City. His work has also been shown at the Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporàneo (ARCO Art Fair) in Madrid, the RipArte Art Fair in Rome, the Trevi Flash Art Museum, in Trevi, Italy, the FAC Art Fair in Lisbon and at Art Chicago in the US. He is represented in Seattle by by Prographica,  Fine Works on Paper.

Catching the Shadow: Portrait Photography 101

Sat, 10/26/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Want to improve your photography skills? Timberland Regional Library’s community reading initiative for 2013 is “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher” by Timothy Egan, about the famous photographer Edward S. Curtis. Curtis began his career as a portrait photographer in a Seattle studio. Barbra Kates brings her experience as a professional portrait photographer to a workshop for those interested in improving their skills. Attendees should have a working knowledge of their cameras. Each should bring a fully charged battery, an empty memory card and the camera manual. Free for all ages!

Conversations With Painters

Tue, 07/30/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Hayley Bee Show at Salon Refu

Tue, 07/16/2013 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm

8th Annual Student Art Show - SPSCC

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Monarch Sculpture Park CleanUp

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 9:30am - 1:30pm

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