Exhibitions

An illustration of many exhibition picture frames

Provocative. Exquisite. Curious. Captivating. Magnifique! Talented local artists supply us with some amazing art. Come into your neighborhood Library and see what's hanging around. Bring an espresso, speak a little French, munch on a baguette and you'll swear you're at the Louvre!

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Amanda Burkhart painting
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 to Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

Whether Amanda Burkhart is painting an image of a single star or the deepest corner of the knowable universe, the end result inspires awe. Burkhart is “fascinated with the humbling vastness of the earth and skies, eternally painted by light...

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Evin Felix
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 to Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

Evin Felix finds inspiration everywhere. In a time when we are bombarded with images of ugliness, violence, and destruction, her goal as an artist is to depict the natural, understated beauty that still exists in our world. Many of her paintings are renderings of photos that she has taken at...

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Monica Dixon
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 to Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

Monica Dixon’s work centers on “relationships between living bodies and the forms that protect and comfort them.” Comprised of images found in used fashion magazines, her hand-cut collages transform fragments of familiar-looking textures into irregular images. Why fashion magazines? “When I look...

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Juniper Tangpuz
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 to Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

Juniper Albert Tangpuz, a.k.a. T.J. was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He received a BFA in Sculpture from the University of Kansas and currently works as a mild mannered studio assistant at Johnson County Community College. He is able to express his art in a range of materials, but...

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Sterling Witt
Monday, May 7, 2018 to Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

Melodic and aggressive, abrasive and pretty, political and universal, the music and visual art of Sterling Witt has many starting points. In addition to writing catchy, rocking and thought-provoking tunes, Witt is an accomplished painter whose visual work is as vibrant as his music. Encompassing...

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Fally Afani
Monday, May 7, 2018 to Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

Fally Afani’s music photography captures the electric energy and urgency of the Kansas City and Lawrence music scenes.  Her love of live music prompted her to focus her energy on working with local musicians and connecting them with the community. On any given night, you can find her covering...

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Time Exhibition
Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 to Sunday, Apr 22, 2018

TIME is the only constant that continually changes. Depending on who you ask, there's either too much TIME or never enough. Whether it's reflecting on the past, looking to the future or exploring the here and now, Johnson County Library is investing in TIME this spring featuring ceramics by Dick Daniels, painting by Nicole Emanuel, photographs by Ken Thompson and 100 Years of Dress from the De De DeVille Collection.

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Seth Jones
Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 to Saturday, Apr 21, 2018

Seth M. Jones is a full time visual artist and performer in Kansas City. His work has been displayed in multiple galleries during KC's First Friday and he is frequently invited to paint live for audiences. Seth's work aims to encourage the human spirit through vibrant color, engaging design...

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Blue Valley Middle School
Friday, Mar 2, 2018 to Saturday, Apr 21, 2018

Art from students at Blue Valley Middle School. 

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JCDS Emerging Artists
Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 to Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The JCDS Emerging Artists are a talented group of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The artists create original artwork independently, with support from staff, interns, professional mentors, and...

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