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REF NO.: 42

SUBJECT: Pop-up art hives happening in a library near you

DATE: July 3

You are invited to take part in the upcoming research project, Libraries as Public “Home Spaces”: Engaging with Multiple Literacies Through Community Pop-up Art Hives.

Art hives are public spaces for people to gather, make art, connect and engage. Libraries are places to explore ideas, to converge and to learn. 

Join Memorial University’s Faculty of Education, in collaboration with Memorial University Libraries and Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries, throughout the summer at a library in St. John’s to explore, create art and make community connections. All ages, all genders welcome.

Art hives taking place this summer:

  • Thursday, July 5, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial's St. John’s campus (864-7423)
  • Wednesday, July 11, from 3-4:30 p.m. at the A.C. Hunter Library, St. John's Arts and Culture Centre (737-3950)
  • Friday, Aug. 3, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Faculty of Education library, Memorial's St. John’s campus (864-7465)
  • Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 3-4:30 p.m. at the A.C. Hunter Library, St. John's Arts and Culture Centre (737-3950)

For more information about the research project, please contact:

  • Leah B. Lewis, Faculty of Education, Memorial University, at leah.lewis@mun.ca or 864-7617; or
  • Beth Maddigan, Faculty of Education Library, Memorial University, at beth.maddigan@mun.ca or 864-2188.

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For further information, please contact Kristine Power, communications advisor, Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University, at 709-864-3188, 709-770-1553 (mobile) or kristinep@mun.ca.

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