Getting ready for the Dedication Ceremony Grand Marais Public Library held the dedication for their Public Art Project on Friday, June 5th. While the sculpture has been installed plans are still in the works to create a poetry walk from the main street around the sculpture and to the front door of the library. This [...]
Grand Marais Public LibraryLibrary Sculpture Ribbon-Cutting All members of the public are invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to be held in front of the Grand Marais Public Library on Friday, June 5 at 4:30 PM. Besides the ribbon cutting, there will be other activities, including an appearance by the artist, local sculptor Tom Christiansen, [...]
If you are in the Cook area stop in the library and get a close up view of the detail in the glass panels that were designed and created by Ron Benson and funded by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
This month we have two programs scheduled - Master Accordionist Mario Cianflone will be touring area libraries sharing the history of the accordion and playing a variety of French, Italian, classical and even Latin American music on the accordion. 321 Art Studio will also be visiting area libraries presenting a cartooning workshop designed for K-6 [...]
These are all identified as "cast works" by the sculptor/creator, Jeffrey Kalstrom. One piece celebrates "Abby," the Reading Education Assistance Dog (READ) that worked at the Calumet Library. A second piece depicts branches of a tree (including birds) and can be used for displays that change with the seasons. The third piece was much more [...]