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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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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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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Coti Meier and Lauren Seider photograph by Silvia Abisaab
Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 to Sunday, Apr 22, 2018

Come see the work of collagist Coti Meier and illustrator Lauren Seider, two Kansas City artists whose different approaches to their art compliment each another. This joint exhibition can be seen at the Corinth Library until April 22. 

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What comes first – the medium or the...

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InterUrban ArtHouse: Photography Group
Monday, Jan 29, 2018 to Sunday, Apr 22, 2018

InterUrban ArtHouse (IUAH) is a non-profit organization creating a new hub for arts and culture in Johnson County, Kansas. IUAH’s mission is to enrich the cultural and economic vibrancy of Downtown Overland Park and surrounding...

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Laurice Williams
Friday, Dec 1, 2017 to Saturday, Jan 20, 2018

I chose photography as a hobby because I've always had an interest in photographs. I first took an interest in it after my mother showed me some of the work my late father had done. Though he was an amateur, he was really quite good, I thought. Later in high school, I took a class in photography...

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Coti Meier
Monday, Oct 2, 2017 to Friday, Dec 22, 2017

What comes first – the medium or the message? Tell me a little about the work that will be on view.

For my work, the medium and the message go hand in hand.

My work is made up of drawing and collage based on studies of everyday things, people and happenings. I work...

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JT Daniels
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 to Friday, Dec 22, 2017

What comes first – the medium or the message? Tell me a little about the work that will be on view.

I usually have a drafted message or an idea that I'd like to convey before I begin creating a piece. It can be a phrase that really resounds with me at the moment or only a...

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