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
The Fine Art of Arion Press Books: Selections...
July 26, 2013 - January 3, 2014
Main Library Art Gallery, first floor
This exhibit highlights the history and artistry of Arion Press books from the Wilson Limited Editions Collection. It includes books illustrated by Jim Dine, Kiki Smith, and Mel Bochner.
First Flight Out: Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority Shares Its Corporate Art Collection
September 28, 2013 - January 5, 2014
Main Library Courtyard Gallery, second floor
The Arts at the Airport (AaA) program is turning 25 during 2013. As a part of the 25th anniversary celebration for AaA, several pieces of the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority's (MNAA) permanent collection will be shared with Nashville residents as a part of the prestigious Metro Library Art Exhibit Program
The exhibit entitled "First Flight Out: Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority Shares Its Corporate Art Collection" showcases selected pieces that represent the entire body of work. This will be the first time that the MNAA and AaA have traveled pieces from the collection to a community exhibit.