Butte County Library is one of over 26,000 schools and public libraries to receive Picturing America, a program from the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association, that brings a vastly vital element of our cultural heritage to all Americans. The collection consists of 40 high-quality reproductions of great American art and a comprehensive
Picturing America brings us our nation’s heritage – our paintings, sculpture, architecture, fine crafts, and photography – and also offers unique insights into the character, ideals, and inspiration of our country. By bringing high-quality reproductions of notable American art into schools and public libraries, Picturing America gives participants the opportunity to learn our nation’s history and culture in a fresh and engaging manner.
The 40 reproductions are being rotated among the Butte County Library branches. Visit your local branch regularly throughout the year and you will see the entire collection. It is a great honor and privilege to have these photos and accompanying resource guide provided to our community free of charge, and we encourage you to make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy this wonderful art work.
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