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ARL: Educational Resources in North Carolina

Welcome to Art Lessons at the Library
With the help of some talented art instructors, we are creating new art activity kits for each month. Stop by the library to pick up your activity kit while supplies last.
Learn More About the Art in Our Class
To learn more about Georgia O'Keefe and see some of her paintings, click on the painting of the red poppy on the bottom left beside the chalkboard.
To watch Vanessa Brantley Newton's visit to Ashe County Public Library, click on the portrait of the girl on the bottom left beside the chalkboard.
To see an interactive view of Georges Seurat's A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte at the Art Institute of Chicago, click on the painting on the easel.
To see an interactive view of Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night at The Museum of Modern Art, click on the painting of night in a village on the top right side of the chalkboard.
To see Mark Rothko's works at the National Gallery of Art, click on the painting on the drawing of the forest on the bottom right side of the chalkboard.
Calendar and Quick Lessons
February: Pointillism
For a quick pointillism lesson from Ashe County Public Library and Whimsy Workshop, click here.
To try out color mixing and pointillism at home, click "Pointillism" on the chalkboard.
March: Vincent Van Gogh
For a quick Van Gogh lesson from Ashe County Public Library and Whimsy Workshop, click here.
To try Van Gogh's famous style at home, click "Starry Night" on the chalkboard.
To try Van Gogh's famous style at home, click "Sunflowers" on the chalkboard.
April: Watercolors with Georgia O'Keeffe
For a quick O'Keeffe lesson from Ashe County Public Library and Teachin' with Ms. C, including instructions to try O'Keeffe's famous style at home, click "Watercolors" on the chalkboard or click here.
COMING SOON
Portraiture with Vanessa Brantley-Newton
Cubism with Picasso
Charcoal with Mark Rothko