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Creators, Collectors, Curio Connoisseurs: Display Your Wares at OCL Jackson Branch

November 24, 2021

TOMS RIVER – Are you an artist in search of a display venue? Have a collection of themed artifacts? Do friends marvel at knickknacks at home? Share them with your neighbors at the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch.

The Branch is organizing its art and collectible displays for 2022, and welcomes painters and collectors to adorn its walls, cabinets and meeting room space.

Patrons and visitors are regularly treated to canvases of watercolor, pen-and-ink, charcoal, acrylic, oil, and mixed-media renditions of landscapes, seascapes, wildlife, celebrity caricatures, and original works from the traditional to the avant-garde.

Collections that have populated the Branch’s display cases include artifacts related to the motion picture The Nightmare Before Christmas, Queen Elizabeth tea sets, antique toys and telephones, Pysanky decorated Easter eggs, figurines, pottery and more.

If you would like your art or collection to be featured, visit the Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive, or call 732-928-4400. The Branch is open 9 AM to 9 PM Monday through Thursday, and 9 AM to 5 PM Friday and Saturday.

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