2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Get Messy in the Library: Art, Making and Tinkering

Sunday, March 13
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Palmer Events Center
Room 4-5
900 Barton Springs Rd

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.

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Laura Damon-Moore at SXSW

Laura Damon-Moore


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 ...

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Trent Miller at SXSW

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 makers’ focused program called The Bubbler. He was recently recognize...

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