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!

Past Showing
Sara Slaughter
Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 to Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

Sara Slaughter is a painter. For Slaughter, her role as an artist is "to bring some inspiration and beauty to people who might otherwise not have it." To understand Slaughter's practice more, we asked her a series of questions before the exhibition. The following are her replies:

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John Hare
Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 to Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

John Hare is a Kansas City-based artist and cover artist for Johnson County Library's 2017 Summer Guide. Hare is a member of the Northland Exposure Artist’s Gallery and his art has been exhibited...

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Sandy Woodson
Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 to Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

Sandy Woodson is a photographer. Often working in photo documentary series, Woodson records moments in the now to be enjoyed and remembered later on. To understand Woodson's practice more, we asked her a series of questions before the exhibition. The following are her replies:

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Bernie Lee
Monday, May 1, 2017 to Monday, Aug 21, 2017

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

            The message always comes before the medium for me. As I am surrounded by incredible architecture, I spot details that I know I would like to capture in a...

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Fractured Fabric Fiber Exhibition detail
Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 to Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

The Fractured Fabric Society (FFS) at Harper's Fabric and Quilt Co. in Downtown Overland Park is a group of non-traditional quilters who meet to share projects, resources and ideas in an encouraging environment. Show and Tell is a major part of...

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Arts in Prison
Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 to Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

Arts in Prison (AiP) has been bringing arts education and programming into Lansing Correctional Facility for more than 20 years. AiP offers visual art classes and supports the inmates’ Fine Arts Groups. This exhibit features the work of Floyd Bledsoe. Floyd...

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Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 to Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

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,...

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Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 to Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

The Deaf Cultural Center’s mission is to provide educational and resourceful programs and activities to inspire a deeper appreciation and understanding of the lives of diverse deaf people, including their language, culture, experiences,...

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InterUrban ArtHouse
Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 to Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

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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Thursday, Sep 8, 2016 to Thursday, Dec 22, 2016

Sharon Rodriguez is a photographer. She uses her photographs as a means to convey a message. For Rodriquez, “[E]ach photograph has a story to tell. I tell what I see and invite the viewer to look at the work and tell the story they see.”

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