The Sketchbook Project's Mobile Library
It's like a taco truck, but with Sketchbooks.
Wednesday-Friday, August 13-15, 2014 in Steamboat Springs
Wednesday, Aug. 13 ~ 7 p.m. talk with Sketchbook Project founder Steven Peterman
Thursday, Aug. 14 ~ Visit the Mobile Sketchbook Library from 2-6 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 14 ~ Visit the Mobile Sketchbook Library from noon-4 p.m.
From August 13-15, The Sketchbook Project's Mobile Library visits the Bud Werner Memorial Library. The Mobile Library is a traveling library that will go on tour with 4,500 handmade books from artists all over the world – including an estimated 200 Sketchbook submissions from Steamboat. The Mobile Library's stop at the Bud Werner Memorial Library coincides with the Steamboat Springs All Arts Festival, which includes a wide range of special visual and performing arts events throughout the community.
That's right, your Sketchbook...on a road trip.
While the permanent collection of nearly 28,000 (and growing) Sketchbooks lives at the Brooklyn Art Library, each year the Mobile Library hosts a newly curated collection of Sketchbooks that travels to 40+ cities around the continent. Bud Werner Memorial Library will be on the Mobile Library's Central Tour, which includes most of America's Heartland and the Rockies.Check out the official tour poster to see where the 2014 Mobile Sketchbook Library is traveling.
Still perplexed? Wondering what the Mobile Library is all about?
Watch this cool video to spark your imagination for what will transpire at BWML...
Plus, the Sketchbooks are traveling to Steamboat with a special guest.
Bud Werner Memorial Library is hosting Steven Peterman, founder of The Sketchbook Project, for a community talk in Library Hall at 7p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, while the Mobile Library is in residence. Read more about Steven Peterman.