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Idea Drop is 4 day, free program &  meeting space for the library, archives, museums folks + friends. 
Join backyard conversation + lend an idea or skill to a hackfest + meet with Knight Foundation during office hours!  
Enjoy good company at 1706 Garden St in Austin or online at libraryideas.org

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Sunday, March 13 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Get Messy in the Library: Art, Making and Tinkering @ #IdeaDrop

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Creative inspiration is a tricky thing to pin down; for the artists highlighted here, the spark can be traced to a library. The Library as Incubator movement is catching fire as the needs of creatives and communities converge with library assets. Engagement includes residency programs, self-publishing platforms, workshops and other services with and for artists and makers of all skill levels. This session includes an in-depth exploration of Madison Public Library’s pop-up Bubbler program, where local creatives are employed to offer hands-on activities for people of all ages. Join us in a win-win for artists, makers, tinkerers and innovators engaging with communities through libraries.

Read more at: http://schedule.sxsw.com/2016/events/event_PP55079

Speakers
avatar for Laura Damon-Moore

Laura Damon-Moore

Librarian, Library as Incubator Project
Laura Damon-Moore is a programming and outreach librarian, art-maker, blogger, performing artist, and author. She is co-founder of the Library as Incubator Project, an online and IRL movement that strives to facilitate engaged, creative communities through strong library and arts partnerships. In 2014, Laura was named a Mover & Shaker by Library Journal for her work with the Library as Incubator Project. Her book, The Artist's Library: A... Read More →
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Trent Miller

Head Bubblerarian, Madison Public Library
Trent Miller is an artist, curator, and the Head Bubblerarian at Madison Public Library, where he is spearheading the library's maker focused program called The Bubbler. He was recently recognized by Library Journal as a 2015 Mover & Shaker. Miller centers his energies on establishing the public library as a platform for creative and innovative art events, shows, and workshops with an emphasis on local creators. He is also a practicing... Read More →


Sunday March 13, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Idea Drop House 1706 Garden St Austin, TX

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