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
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 to Sunday, Dec 20, 2015

Rowdy Rounders is a group comprised of six members of Starlight Quilters Guild. They enjoy what are called “Round Robin” quilts. At the beginning of each year they choose a theme for a new Round Robin project. Each member makes a center – or central theme – block. The next month the block is...

Past Showing
Saturday, Jan 9, 2016 to Friday, May 20, 2016

This exhibition is a sampling of the works in the award-winning book, Chasing Weather, by poet Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and photographer Stephen Locke.

Chasing Weather was a Finalist in the Midwest Independent Bookseller Association’s Choice Award for...

Past Showing
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 to Sunday, Dec 20, 2015

We are especially pleased to highlight the work of members of The Wyandotte Art Association as they mark the celebration of their 50th Anniversary this year. This group of artists has been sharing their art and helping to educate residents of Wyandotte County since 1965. The group is made up of...

Past Showing
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 to Sunday, Dec 20, 2015

The ole adage “one man’s junk is another man’s treasure” is easily applied to local artist Ben Hawkins. He collects the tossed away and discarded, and transforms them into sculptures. Taking objects of the everyday and arranging them in whimsical forms, Hawkins’ assemblage sculptures are banal...

Past Showing
Thursday, Jun 4, 2015 to Sunday, Aug 23, 2015

Brad Sneed was brought up on a farm in Newton, KS, which provided a rich start for the young artist. He used objects around the family farm as themes for his art and...

Past Showing
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 to Sunday, Aug 9, 2015

In the artist’s words:

My “day job” is capturing people’s personalities in portraits for corporations, fundraising events and personal photos. But when I’m traveling I’m always on the lookout for the oddities that man creates to express himself. I have several “collections” going all...

Past Showing
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 to Sunday, Aug 9, 2015

Artist Aaron Sutton describes his work as “multi-cultural afro cosmic.” His formative years were exposed to sci-fi and horror and influenced by comics, video games and heavy metal artwork. “In 1986, I remember seeing the movie, Legend, going home and drawing the demon/devil character...

Past Showing
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 to Sunday, Aug 9, 2015

Kansas City, MO, artist Spenser Albertsen’s paintings are influenced by the “grand gestures, the texture, the bright, almost invasive color palates” of modern and postmodern art. Albertsen, who attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and graduated with a major in Studio Fine Arts, sees...

Past Showing
Thursday, Jun 4, 2015 to Sunday, Aug 23, 2015

In 2012 three friends – a poet, a fabric artist and an embroiderer – decided to collaborate on a creative work. Working from prompts, they met several times presenting, discussing and revising their works. Shown in Wichita and Kansas City in 2013, their work led them to a second collaboration,...

Past Showing
Thursday, Jun 4, 2015 to Sunday, Aug 23, 2015

One day as a college student on his way home from school, Kansas City, KS, native and artist Anthony “AO” Oropeza stopped in a comic book store off Main Street and noticed a lack of superheroes of Latin descent. On the drive home, AO decided to change this with the creation of a superhero of his...

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