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!

While we are taking a break from in-person Exhibitions due to COVID-19 precautions, we will continue to feature interviews with some of the best visual artists in the Kansas City metro area.

Past Showing
Tuesday, September 5 to Friday, December 22, 2017

Lauren Seider is an illustrator and designer based in Kansas City. Her studio and illustrations tend to be full of light and vibrant color, and lots of yellow raincoats! In her practice, these things are all connected – manifesting the world of the Yellow Raincoat Society...

Past Showing
Tuesday, September 5 to Friday, December 22, 2017

The paintings in this exhibit were created during Memories in the Making©, a program of the Alzheimer’s Association.  Though words may become difficult and many abilities fade, each person has a lifetime of experiences that can find expression through art. In Memories in the...

Past Showing
Tuesday, June 20 to Tuesday, August 22, 2017

James P. McNamara is a poet. To understand McNamara's practice more, we asked him a series of questions before the exhibition. The following are his replies:


What comes first – the medium or the message?


It always come from an idea. Maybe just a line scribbled on a...

Past Showing
Tuesday, June 20 to Tuesday, August 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 in Northland Exposure Artists’ Gallery, Hendershot Gallery at Labetter...

Past Showing
Tuesday, June 20 to Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Laurice Williams is a photographer. To understand Williams's practice more, we asked him a series of questions before the exhibition. The following are his replies:


What comes first – the medium or the message?
The medium. I capture art through the lens of a camera. I...

Past Showing
Thursday, June 1 to Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Jim Mathis is a photographer. For Mathis, his role as an artist is to "communicate visually an emotion or feeling, especially one that can't easily be expressed with words." To understand Mathis's practice more, we asked him a series of questions before the exhibition. The...

Past Showing
Thursday, June 1 to Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Mugur Geana is a photographer. For his series on view, Geana utilized methods of street photography to capture his images. To understand Geana's practice more, we asked him a series of questions before the exhibition. The following are his replies:


What comes first – the...

Past Showing
Thursday, June 1 to Tuesday, August 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...

Past Showing
Thursday, June 1 to Tuesday, August 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...