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Kirkwood Celebrates Art

Courtney Flesch

By: Courtney Flesch on March 4, 2015 Print This Post


Susan Zimmerman-use

The Kirkwood Public Library will be hosting an art reception for Susan Zimmerman on Friday March 6th from 5:30-6:30pm. Zimmerman is a local artist currently hosting her “Light through a Window” collection in the library’s art gallery located in the computer lab. This is a non-manipulated photographic collection capturing different stages of the life of a ceramic vessel utilizing only the sun to highlight atmosphere and form through shadow and light. Find books on art by visiting the library’s catalog.

Also see art at the Kirkwood Train Station sponsored by the Kirkwood Arts Commission to see a full schedule of 2015 artists visit here.  The next reception will be Thursday March 5th at 5:30pm for Fred Baugh who works in photography.

At the Kirkwood Community Center on Saturday March 7th and Sunday March 8th from 10am to 4pm visit the St. Louis Artist’s Boutique. It is their 50th anniversary to learn more visit their website at

Interested in displaying your own art? The library will be accepting applications from local artist from now through Friday May 1, 2015 for the August 2015-August 2016 display period. The library accepts physical or electronic portfolios. For more details and instructions about the submission process please visit our website or call (314) 821-5770 ext. 1012.


Courtney Flesch is the Stack Maintenance, Teen, & IT Manager and is currently reading The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.  Visit your Kirkwood Public Library at 140 E. Jefferson Avenue, or call us at 821-5770.  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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By: Courtney Flesch on February 11, 2015 Print This Post

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By: Courtney Flesch on February 7, 2015 Print This Post

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By: Beth von Behren on January 23, 2015 Print This Post

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By: Courtney Flesch on January 14, 2015 Print This Post

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By: Courtney Flesch on January 11, 2015 Print This Post

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By: Courtney Flesch on December 20, 2014 Print This Post

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By: Courtney Flesch on December 14, 2014 Print This Post

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By: Beth von Behren on December 1, 2014 Print This Post

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By: Courtney Flesch on November 26, 2014 Print This Post

Make it a family book night with Kirkwood Public Library. We now have Family Book Club Kits available on our book caboose. Inside each kit find a selection of reading materials for all ages from child to adult on a … Continue reading

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