TITLE

PLANT A SEED FOR THE LOVE OF READING: PUBLIC ART AT OUR LIBRARY

AUTHOR(S)
Carmichael, Alisa R.
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Kentucky Libraries;Fall2007, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the creation of a public artwork at the Bowling Green Public Library in Kentucky. A few basic parameters for what the library would want in an original bronze artwork are outlined. The bronze artwork was commissioned to commemorate former chairman of the library board, Ferris Van Mete, whose wisdom, humor, and voracious appetite for reading were remembered by all who knew her. According to the author, the commissioning of Ferris' Chair, the fundraising campaign and unveiling celebration that followed were all very different ventures for them that stretched their imagination, creativity and resources.
ACCESSION #
27464643

 

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