Get creative with Madison’s newest artist-in-residence

Meet The Bubbler’s new artist-in-residence, Grace Olson, and find out how you can contribute to local art projects with her.

Grace, Bubbler artist

Stop by one of Grace’s workshops before May. | Photos via City of Madison

Meet Grace Olson, The Bubbler’s newest artist-in-residence. Through this May, Grace will hold weekly open studio hours for locals to get involved in Welcome Home and Family Reunion — two ongoing community project opportunities.

Open studio hours

Where: Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin St., Madison
When: Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m.
What: The Bubbler is always open to the public whenever the library is open. Studio hours, however, are a time when the current artist-in-residence is guaranteed to be present and available to bounce ideas off of, work on projects with, and help fuel your creative curiosity.

Welcome Home

A vintage, handcrafted dollhouse can be found right outside of The Bubbler room at the Central Library. Visitors are encouraged to stop by (during open studio and/or library hours) and use materials from The Bubbler room to create miniature elements to display in the dollhouse.

Family Reunion

Drawing inspiration from Maria Schrimer-Devitt’s Wishing Well/Well-Wishes project, Family Reunion focuses on exploring what family means to each individual. Think: Creating collages, sculptures, and multi-media crafts to take home, geared toward multi-generational groups.

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