FACTS, FIGURES and IMAGES
WHAT IS THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT?
Founded in 2006, The Sketchbook Project is the largest collection of sketchbooks in the world.
WHAT IS BROOKLYN ART LIBRARY?
Brooklyn Art Library is a creative platform that hosts interactive projects accessible to anyone. As the storefront and exhibition space of The Sketchbook Project and other creative projects, we house over 41,000 sketchbooks on our shelves and over 20,000 in our digital library. We fuse the digital with the analog to create a one of a kind experience for all of our artists and visitors.
Crowd-sourced from every corner of the globe, we’re changing the way creative people share their work while creating a worldwide community resource.
HOW DID THE PROJECT BEGIN?
The Sketchbook Project was founded on the idea that anyone can make something creative.
HOW MANY BOOKS ARE IN THE COLLECTION AND HOW CAN I VIEW THEM?
WHAT ELSE DOES BROOKLYN ART LIBRARY DO?
WHO CAN VISIT THE LIBRARY, AND WHO CAN CONTRIBUTE TO IT?
2006 - YEAR STARTED
40,335 - SKETCHBOOKS
STEVEN PETERMAN - FOUNDER