Exhibit of Community Maps at New Glarus Village Hall
July 29, 2021
The 'Mapping Our Community' exhibition showcases artwork created by local community members. The project, sponsored by the New Glarus Public Library, gave friends and neighbors an outlet for creative expression, allowing them to design highly personal images of their experiences in the year 2020. This exhibit reveals the challenges faced within the community due to the pandemic, as well as the connections that exist between people, even through times of isolation.
Participants made their unique maps using artist's paper, colored pencils and watercolor paints provided by the library. The...