HOWARD COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — Community members in Howard County have a colorful way to learn thanks to a new art program.
The library system is using art and culture to inspire and expand their minds from amateur to professional collections- this art in the Howard County Library system are more than just pieces staring back on a canvas.READ MORE: People In Baltimore Protest In Solidarity, Mourning Daunte Wright's Death After He Was Fatally Shot By Police During Traffic Stop In Minnesota
They are being used not just to admire, but inspire.
President of HCLS Tonya Kennon said the inspiration behind it comes from another artistic city.READ MORE: Pause In Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Could Delay Maryland's Goals As Baltimore City Emerges As Potential New Hotspot
“It was inspired by a trip to Santa Fe a few years ago, and was just so great being immersed in a world of art,” Kennon said.
With over 300 items in the collections, the new initiative is one of only a few in the country, and it’s ready to start right now.
The program is running indefinitely, and participants can borrow two prints at a time. Items in the collection are available free of charge with your library card.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Are You Eligible For A Plus-Up Payment?