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Past Exhibitions

  • Rand Huebsch Prints

    Bloomingdale Library
    October 2nd, 2015 - October 31st, 2015

    This show includes hand colored etched embossings, miniature bas-reliefs in clay, and recent color drawings based on the Golem myth.Read More ›
  • A Glimpse of Southeast Asia: Photographs by Jack McDougle

    St. Agnes Library
    October 1st, 2015 - October 31st, 2015

    The St. Agnes New York Public Library is currently showing a new exhibit of sixteen photographs by Jack McDougle capturing distinctive images from Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand.

    Southeast Asia is an exotic land full of mystery; enticing visitors and inspiring imaginations for centuries. Any journey across this region offers a nearly endless canvas of incredible sights, sounds, smells and experiences. The photographs in this collection seek to offer a brief glimpse into the many wonders and artistic imagery found in ordinary sights passed daily by tourists and locals alike.

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  • BOBBI BECK: Who are You? Who am I? A Curious Exhibition of Autobiographical Artworks

    Morningside Heights
    September 11th, 2015 - October 29th, 2015

  • NER BECK: Faces & Reflections of Gotham

    Grand Central Library
    September 17th, 2015 - October 28th, 2015

  • Hidden in Plain Sight: One Painter's Fresh Take on "Found Art"

    Jefferson Market Library
    September 8th, 2015 - October 4th, 2015

    In September, Swiss­-born, New York City-­based artist Chantal Bruchez­-Hall’s new exhibit of abstract paintings and collages opens at the Underground Gallery at Jefferson Market Library. There will be an opening reception on Thursday, September 10 from 6-­8PM. The show will run through October 4.

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  • Kevin Lustik Needlepoint and Cross-Stitch

    Kips Bay Library
    August 4th, 2015 - October 1st, 2015

    Kevin Lustik is a self-taught New York artist who has been sewing for more than 30 years, and his work was recently chosen for display by eleven branches of the New York Public Library, including the Kips Bay Branch.   Unlike most artists who use traditional oils, watercolors or clay, Kevin chose to employ needlepoint and cross-stitch to express his creativity  His paints are yarn and thread.  His brush is a needle.  And his canvas is cloth.  Kevin also created an original technique of embroidering yarn and thread into found photographs.   Read More ›
  • Old San Juan by Alberto Bermudez Colon

    Bronx Library Center
    September 12th, 2015 - September 30th, 2015

    Alberto Bermudez Colon vision is to promote his Puerto Rican Heritage through the lens of his own eyes,   to share among the cultures of the world.  Each piece of work in the exhibit displays a history of more than five hundred years at the Old San Juan of Puerto Rico.



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  • A Voyage in Visual Metaphors

    Aguilar Library
    August 1st, 2015 - September 30th, 2015

    Exhibit on 1st floor mezzanine

    The Months of August and September

    Art Show - Saturday August 29 & Saturday September 26 - 1-4:30pm!contact/c16fm

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  • Celebrating 90 Years of the Schomburg

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
    September 29th, 2015 - September 30th, 2015

    One of four research centers at The New York Public Library, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is recognized as the world’s leading archive documenting the global black experience. Located in the heart of Harlem, the Schomburg’s beginnings reach back 90 years to the Harlem Renaissance, when African-American and Caribbean artists and thinkers—including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and W.E.B. Du Bois—transformed modern culture through contributions in literature, art, dance, music, and scholarship. 

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  • NANCY EVERS: Photographs

    Bloomingdale Library
    September 1st, 2015 - September 30th, 2015

    Nancy is happy to be presenting her third exhibit of photographs at The Bloomingdale Library.Read More ›

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