Briceville Public Library to hold free summer art workshops

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This summer, the Briceville Public Library will offer four art workshops for children in collaboration with the Knoxville Museum of Art and sponsored by BWXT Y-12.

Students have the opportunity to personally work with an art master through this unique outreach program. Each session lasts 90 minutes and combines art history, art appreciation and a take-home, hands-on art activity.

Scheduled workshops at the Briceville Public Library are:

“Art and Culture of Native Americans,” July 9
10-11:30 a.m., ages 5-7
Noon-1:30 p.m., ages 8-12

“Mexican Folk Art,” July 17
10-11:30 a.m., ages 5-7
Noon-1:30 p.m., ages 8-12

Thanks to the sponsorship of BWXT Y-12, there is no charge to participate. However, workshop space is limited and is reserved on a first-come, first-served basis, so be sure to enroll as soon as possible. For more information or to register, contact Daphne Windham, Briceville Public Library assistant librarian at (865) 426-6220.

The Knoxville Museum of Art serves East Tennessee with exhibitions and educational programs. The museum is located in downtown Knoxville at 1050 World’s Fair Park and is open to the public Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., and Sunday 1 p.m.–5 p.m.  Parking is free.  Admission prices are $5 for adults and free to members and children 17 and under. Admission is free on Tuesdays. For more information contact Angela Thomas at (865) 934-2034 or visit www.knoxart.org.