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, May 16 to Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Donna B. Klamm is a painter. To understand Klamm's practice more, we asked her to tell us a little about herself. Here is her reply:


I am a Kansas native, (near Osawatomie, KS), and I started drawing with pencil and crayons on brown paper sacks, from childhood, while...

Past Showing
Monday, May 1 to Monday, August 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...

Past Showing
Thursday, January 19 to Saturday, April 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 learned to paint...

Past Showing
Thursday, September 8 to Thursday, December 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.”