This is the library that houses all of the amazing volumes of sketchbooks that have been created by the traveling art journals send round the world. the final resting place for amazing art in the form of collage, painting, sketching.
We've had a couple of these journals make their way to our annual Art Camps, but I could never have been prepared for what we witnessed when we walked through these doors. Thousands of books to explore. we could have moved in.
some snaps from our visit:
some examples of some of the sketches within:
more info on the SKETCHBOOK PROJECT:
The Sketchbook Project is a global, crowd-sourced art project and interactive, traveling exhibition of handmade books. Our mission is to allow anyone to be able to participate in art and to create a collection of work that represents the current state of artists worldwide.
We travel the continent with sketchbooks from artists all over the world. The best part is, anyone can join!
Wanna participate? Anyone, from anywhere is welcome to participate in The Sketchbook Project. Sign up, get a book and send it back.
We offer educational discounts. We have had schools from Kansas to Sudan participate in the project. Get your class signed up today!
Track our adventure. Chances are we are going to be headed to a city near you sometime soon. Follow along with us!
Connect a new sketchbook! Just get your book in the mail? Buy a new sketchbook in person? Connect it to your account here.
We have 3 libraries. Find out more info about Brooklyn Art Library, Mobile Library, and The Digital Library.