The Main Library's Art Gallery and Courtyard Gallery present 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 Sleeping Hero: Visions of Finnegan's Wake
May 1 - August 30, 2015
Main Library Art Gallery
Artist DeLoss McGraw has been inspired by many authors to create artwork exploring themes from their writing. For this series, he has turned his attention to James Joyce's enigmatic work, Finnegans Wake.
Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition
May 15 – June 28, 2015
Main Library, Courtyard Gallery
The Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by Maurice Sendak, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of Where the Wild Things Are.
Presidents, illustrators, friends and celebrities have shared quotes about the renowned author: how he inspired them, influenced their careers and touched their lives. The quotes are presented together with the artwork, offering viewers food for thought as well as a feast for their eyes. This exhibit is appropriate for all ages.