The Main Library's Art Gallery and Courtyard Gallery presents exhibitions that promote access to and stimulate interest in a wide variety of ideas. The galleries are open during the regular library hours. Admission is free and the public is welcome to all events.
Ongoing exhibits: Wilson Limited Editions Collection | Library Art & Architecture
Metro @ 50: Progress, Problems, Projections
February 8, 2013 - May 19, 2013
Main Library Art Gallery, first floor
"Metro @ 50: Progress, Problems, Projections" includes selected items from the Beverly Briley Collection and the Jack Knox Political Cartoon Collection as well as works from the Special Collections Division and Metro Nashville Archives highlighting the history of Metro Government.
Shaping • Building • Becoming: Setting the Tone for a Healthier Nashville
January 17, 2013 - May 19, 2013
Main Library Courtyard Gallery, second floor
"Shaping • Building • Becoming: Setting the Tone for a Healthier Nashville" is an exhibit organized by the Nashville Civic Design Center that illustrates the public health issues facing urban planners and citizens using Nashville as an example. The display will include: citizen interviews, large wall and floor maps, an interactive kiosk and a community feedback wall.
Shaping, Building, Becoming: Setting the Tone for a Healthier Nashville
Listen in as Civic Design Center Design Director Gary Gaston and Metro Planning Director Rick Bernhardt discuss the exhibition on display at the Main Library through May 19, 2013.