The 55th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair MAY 6-7, 2017

The 55th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair MAY 6-7, 2017

The 55th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair, sponsored by the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library, will be held in Memorial Park, 222 West Sierra Madre Blvd., on Saturday, May 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Sunday, May 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

85 artists, including 12 newly juried, will display and sell their works of art. Mediums include oil paintings, jewelry, watercolors, glass, wood, metal, wearable art, photography, pottery, ceramics, mixed media and weaving. The Art Fair will be the perfect place to buy Mom that wonderful Mother’s Day gift or to buy upcoming graduation and wedding gifts, as well as to purchase pieces for your own enjoyment.Continue Reading

55th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair Featured Artist

55th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair Featured Artist

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library are proud to announce that the Featured Artist for the 55th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair is Karen McLean-McGaw.

Karen McLean-McGaw, nationally acclaimed artist and Santa Barbara native, has been capturing the essence of California and European landscapes for the past 30 years with her vibrant and sensitive paintings.Continue Reading

What Your Support Means

As the old song says, “I get by with a little help from my friends”. It was 1953 when a few visionaries recognized that even a library needs a friend and so began the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library. From that modest beginning, we have grown to an organization of over 300 members whose bylaws state that “The purpose of the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library is to promote awareness of, support for, and utilization of the high quality programs, services, and facilities of the Sierra Madre Library as a lifelong center of learning.” Continue Reading