Friday, August 4, 2017 - 1:05pm
Be Part of an Intergenerational Photo & Story Project
Madison, WI – Members of the public are invited to participate in the Madison Public Library and Madison Senior Center’s first-ever joint intergenerational photo exhibit.
Attend one of two photo sessions to have a picture taken by Jennifer Bastian, Madison Public Library’s Bubbler Artist-in-Residence. At least one person over the age of 55 must be included with anyone belonging to another generation. Friends, relatives, complete strangers – anything is possible! Bring a group and get creative. Local author Pam Phillips Olson will be available to record stories, if participants would like to include one with their photograph.
Photos and stories captured during these sessions will be displayed at Central Library and the Madison Senior Center throughout the month of December. A welcome reception will launch the exhibit.
Call the Senior Center at 608-266-6851 to schedule to have your photo taken at one the following photo sessions being held at Central Library:
Saturday, August 26
Thursday, September 28
Walk-ins are welcome, but those who make a reservation are guaranteed submission.
For more information about the Intergenerational Photo and Story Project, visit madisonbubbler.org/artist-in-residence.
The Bubbler is partially funded by a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Funding for the Artist in Residence is provided by the Friends of the Madison Public Library.
About Madison Public Library
Madison Public Library’s tradition of promoting education, literacy and community involvement has enriched the City of Madison for more than 140 years. Nine locations throughout the City of Madison are open six days per week and welcome over 2.2 million visits each year. For more information, visit madisonpubliclibrary.org, Madison Public Library on Facebook, or @madisonlibrary on Twitter.
About The Bubbler at Madison Public Library
The Bubbler’s hands-on workshops, performances, and events introduce participants to a variety of local experts who share their talent and passion for art, design, and maker culture. For more information, visit madisonbubbler.org, Madison Bubbler on Facebook, or @madisonbubbler on Twitter.
About the Madison Senior Center
Madison Senior Center, a City of Madison agency, involves older adults in their community and the Senior Center, as leaders, teachers and learners; provides a balance, diverse and coordinated program; and promotes the Senior Center as a model for the aging and aged. For more information, cityofmadison.com/seniorcenter, MadisonWISeniorCenter on Facebook, or @madisonsrcenter on Twitter.
- Mary Fahndrich, 608-266-6314, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Trent Miller, 608-266-5975, email@example.com