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Garden AIR Program

Residents in the Garden Artist-in-Residents Program will explore and examine both the physical and imagined landscapes of Bookworm Gardens through site specific, commission based work.  Artist and various craft practitioners will work independently and also in close collaboration will staff, volunteers and various community members on project(s), expanding their practice beyond the studio.

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Literature AIR program

Residents in the Literature Artist-in-Residence Program will explore and examine the intersection of children’s literature and garden spaces through the development and implementation of site specific educational programming. Artists and/or educators will work independently and also in close collaboration will staff, volunteers and a variety of learners on programs(s), expanding their practice beyond the studio or traditional classroom environment.

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About bookworm gardens

Bookworm Gardens is a botanic garden inspired by children's literature. Located one hour north of Milwaukee and one hour south of Green Bay, we draw visitors from throughout the country. We reach over 12,000 learners in programs for learners of all ages that are run May 1 - October 31 of each year. Learn More.