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Get Nutty with Gal’s Guide

Each Earth Day week we help out Nickel Plate Arts with Welcome to Fairyville. This year is the 10th Anniversary and we’re getting a little nutty! 2022 activities at Gal’s Guide Library “The Nut House” Fairy House Community Project #FlatSquirrel Printout Scavenger Hut #FlatSquirrel Store See us on the Fairy Trail Appearance by The Unbeatable […]

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Boosting The Signal Art Show

Our First Art Exhibit Gal’s Guide Library is pleased to be curating a special exhibit that showcases female-identifying artists as well as artists whose work celebrates women. 24 art pieces and 15 artists make up this wonderful show. Executive Director of Gal’s Guide, Leah Leach, is championing the event because as she says “Gal’s Guide […]

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Seeking Art for Special Exhibit

Gal’s Guide Library is currating a special art exhibit at Nickel Plate Arts from March 4-26, 2022. “Boosting the Signal: Women’s History in Art” will showcase the world of female-identifying artists as well as artists whose work celebrates women. Executive Director of Gal’s Guide, Leah Leach, is championing the event because as she says “Gal’s […]

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Guerrilla Girls

“Do women have to be naked to be in the met?” The Guerrilla Girls asked this question in 1985 and Klaire Lockheart has us still asking today! Dive into a fantastic episode about art history and statistics that will have you ready to buy more art by women!  Show Notes & Extras This month’s Gal-Pals […]

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Bonnie’s Five Recommends

Women and Art: Contested Territory by Judy Chicago and Edward Lucie-Smith Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science – and the World by Rachel Swaby 4,000 years of Uppity Women by Vicki Leon Wonder Women by Sam Maggs Color: A Natural History of the Palette by Victoria Finlay What 5 Women’s History Books Do You Recommend? […]

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Fairy Authors Needed!

Calling All Fairy Authors! We have made dozens of little fairy books that are in need of cover decoration and pages. Just like the books on our real shelves they are made up by a variety of authors and creatives just like you! Schedule your appointment to come into the library and decorate and or […]

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Our 10 Recommended Reads For Black History Month, Plus 5 Documentaries

Our 10 recommended reads that include fiction and non-fiction, science and sci-fi, poetry and a play, plus a few documentary films.

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Fake or Fortune

In our final 1 cool painting thing, Dr. Leah Leach talks about nameless women in two paintings from a British TV show called Fake or Fortune. Joined by Kim Thatcher, Rebecca Berfanger and Bonnie Fillenwarth, the gals also talk about their favorite female artists and for some reason Salvador Dali’s mustache. FULL EPISODE YouTube Version […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Frida Kahlo

In our third 1 cool painting thing, Bonnie Fillenwarth talks about the tragic but brave life of Frida Kahlo. Joined by Kim Thatcher, Rebecca Berfanger and Dr. Leah Leach, the gals also talk about paintings they saw as kids that scared them and gave them a happy place to visit. FULL EPISODE YouTube Version Show […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Amy Sherald

In our second 1 cool painting thing, Rebecca Berfanger talks about Amy Sherald, the gal who painted the Official White House Portrait of Michelle Obama that captured the imagination of one little girl in particular. Joined by Kim Thatcher, Bonnie Fillenwarth and Dr. Leah Leach, the gals also talk about female and male nudity in […]