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On the Line

6/15/13 - 9/01/2013

Main Library

Jewett Gallery - Lower Level

100 Larkin St.

Despite the harsh life inside prison, art allows some of the inmates to develop skills and ideas that help them learn, grow and ultimately change. The featured work in this exhibition includes paintings, prints, and dioramas. Paintings range from landscapes to renaissance-style portraits in oils, to beautiful detailed renderings of boats and architectural images of the inside of the prison. 3D artworks include a zen garden, an imaginary city, and a San Quentin cell to scale created from posterboard, cardboard and homemade ‘clay.’

Related exhibit: Book Arts from the Arts-in-Corrections Program.
Handmade books and prints from the former statewide Arts-in-Corrections Program will be on display in the Skylight Gallery, Main Library, June 15 - September 1, 2013.
Supported by the William James Association.

Upcoming Events

Job Seekers' Drop-In
Monday, August 29, 2016, 10:00 am
Main Library, Bridge TechLab Workstation - 5th Fl
OWL: Older Writers Laboratory
Monday, August 29, 2016, 10:00 am
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
Toddler Tales & Playtime
Monday, August 29, 2016, 10:15 am
Merced, Merced General Floor Area

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Upcoming Classes

Nutrition and Healthy Choices
Monday, August 29, 2016, 11:00 am
Main Library, Learning Studio
Brain Fitness
Monday, August 29, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Mindfulness and Meditation
Monday, August 29, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Learning Studio

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Current Exhibits

Hand Bookbinders of California
Through Saturday, September 3, 2016
Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area
Fear of An Atomic Age!
Through Thursday, December 15, 2016
Main Library, Government Information Center
Don Quixote and the Golden Age
Through Thursday, September 29, 2016
Main Library, International Center

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