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Friday, June 7 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pop-Up Art Hives in Libraries: Making Art, Making Space, Building Community

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Art Hives: Open, creative, inclusive, inspiring. Supplies and facilitation provided. Creativity needed. All ages, all genders welcome. Libraries: providing access; assisting literacy connections; inviting makers; and encouraging discourse. An inspired match? Join us and learn about the research project “Libraries as Public ‘Home Spaces’: Engaging with Multiple Literacies through Community Pop-up Art Hives.” Public and Academic Libraries throughout St. John’s hosted twenty-five portable art studio sessions in 2018. Learn about the journey and where it leads next.

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Leah Lewis

Memorial University of Newfoundland
Hi folks, welcome to my page. I'm an assistant professor at MUN's Counselling Psychology program and an arts-based scholar. My research is largely community health focused and tries to create outputs that are accessible through arts based methods. I really believe that research outputs... Read More →
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Beth Maddigan

Education Librarian, Memorial University Libraries
Beth Maddigan is the Head of the Education Library & Commons at Memorial University. She has worked in libraries since 1982 in seven different positions, three different types of libraries, and two provinces. Beth is an advocate for community literacy and free library programming... Read More →

Friday June 7, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm NDT
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