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Artistic Effects in Glorious Gardens

Presented by Laura Mueller

2018-05-16 19:00:00 2018-05-16 20:00:00 America/Chicago Artistic Effects in Glorious Gardens Des Plaines Public Library

Wednesday, May 16
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-05-16 19:00:00 2018-05-16 20:00:00 America/Chicago Artistic Effects in Glorious Gardens Des Plaines Public Library

Des Plaines Public Library

Meeting Room B/C

The colors, design and textures of a lovely garden deserve to last longer than a single summer, so artists have been willing to labor over this double act of creation - first the garden and then the painting. Claude Monet is the best known artist-gardener. Artists who painted their own gardens include Peter Paul Rubens, Gustave Caillebotte and Frida Kahlo. Other artists, like Edouard Manet and John Singer Sargent, set up their easels in choice gardens of the day. 

Laura Mueller is an artist and an art historian. She lectures at the Art Institute of Chicago and for the Illinois Humanities Council. This program is co-sponsored with the Des Plaines Garden Club. 

TAGS: | Gardening | Fine Arts |

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The 1501 Ellinwood Street library building is the realization of a longheld dream of the library board, staff and community partners. Located in the heart of downtown Des Plaines, the four story, 82,000 square foot building represents the community's commitment to reading, lifelong learning, and a center for family activities. A grand central staircase and large windows provide a wealth of natural light and illuminate the building at night.

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Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Mon, Jan 21, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration is on January 21, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. There are 18 classes: January 28 - May 20. Classes meet 6:00-8:30 pm.

Des Plaines Public Library - Program Room 2nd Floor
Tue, Jan 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Des Plaines Public Library
Wed, Jan 23, 2:30pm - 6:30pm
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Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Sun, Jan 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Radio Players West will perform a drama (detective story), a comedy, and a comedic short.

Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Mon, Jan 28, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
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Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Wed, Jan 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn some Bollywood dance moves to help you get fit for the new year.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Sun, Feb 03, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
A free screening of the feature film A Simple Favor.

Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Mon, Feb 04, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration is on January 21, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. There are 18 classes: January 28 - May 20. Classes meet 6:00-8:30 pm.

Des Plaines Public Library - Study Room 3001
Tue, Feb 05, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ready to write? Join our monthly creative writing and critique group. Get the feedback and encouragement you need to finish that poem, story, or novel you’ve always wanted to write.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Fri, Feb 08, 6:30pm - 8:05pm
A free screening of the independent film Eighth Grade.

Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Mon, Feb 11, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration is on January 21, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. There are 18 classes: January 28 - May 20. Classes meet 6:00-8:30 pm.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Wed, Feb 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us in a discussion about ADHD with Dr. Norman E. Segal.

Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Mon, Feb 18, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration is on January 21, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. There are 18 classes: January 28 - May 20. Classes meet 6:00-8:30 pm.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Sun, Feb 24, 2:00pm - 3:10pm
Join acclaimed Chicago cabaret artist, Hilary Ann Feldman for her touching, funny, and enlightening musical tribute to Audrey Hepburn.

Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Mon, Feb 25, 9:30am - 3:30pm
Discover proven strategies to land a job, as Illinois workNet Center speakers share what’s working and what’s not in today’s job market.

Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Mon, Feb 25, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
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Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Fri, Mar 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join the Irish Heritage Singers as they share Ireland's rich musical tradition.
Registration opens Monday, January 28 2019 at 9:00am

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Sun, Mar 03, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
A free screening of a feature length film.

Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Mon, Mar 04, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration is on January 21, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. There are 18 classes: January 28 - May 20. Classes meet 6:00-8:30 pm.

Des Plaines Public Library - Study Room 3001
Tue, Mar 05, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ready to write? Join our monthly creative writing and critique group. Get the feedback and encouragement you need to finish that poem, story, or novel you’ve always wanted to write.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Fri, Mar 08, 6:30pm - 8:05pm
A free screening of the documentary film Won't You Be My Neighbor?