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Past Exhibitions

  • “Storm Trooper” by Mija Jung

    Jefferson Market Library
    July 1st, 2016 - July 15th, 2016

    The artist reception will be on Saturday, July 9th, from 2-5 pm.

    The Little Underground Gallery presents, a solo exhibition of Mija Jung. Storm Trooper is curated by Jiyeon Jung. The exhibition runs from Friday, July 1st to Saturday, July 16th. The viewing hours are during regular library hours, located in the Jefferson Market Library, at 425 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY.

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  • Where the Children Sleep

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
    June 27th, 2016 - July 10th, 2016

    To commemorate World Refugee Day, The New York Public Library is hosting Where the Children Sleep, a presentation of photographs by Magnus Wennman, produced by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). "More than two million children have been forced from their homes by the war in Syria." In Wennmanon's photographs, "refugee children in neighbouring countries or making journeys through Europe show us where they sleep while they await an uncertain future. "

    "Swedish photographer Magnus Wennman, winner of two World Press Photo Awards, has partnered with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, to raise awareness about refugee children.​ UNHCR, in close collaboration with Fotografiska - The Swedish Museum of Photography, has brought his award-winning exhibit to the United States for the first time." To learn more, visit the UNHCR.

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  • Artist of the Month: Richard Murrain

    125th Street Library
    June 6th, 2016 - June 30th, 2016

    Mr. Murrain will be show casing Portraits of Celebrities from around the globe.  The reception will be June 23rd, Thursday at 5:00pm.

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  • “The Untitled (Michael Jackson)” June 1-30th

    Jefferson Market Library
    June 1st, 2016 - June 30th, 2016

    Paige Madden “The Untitled (Michael Jackson)” June 1-30th

    Immersive Installation/ New York solo debut, artist’s reception 6/1, 6-8 pm

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  • Collage It

    Bloomingdale Library
    June 1st, 2016 - June 30th, 2016

    The students of the Collage It workshop are displaying their finished works at  the Bloomingdale Library.  

    The 6 session workshop was led by Joyce Abrams and the works will be displayed for the month of June.

    Joyce has a MA/BFA in addition to over 30 years of experience as an artist and educator.  Three Arts Fellowship, Helen Elser Fellowship, and The Japan Foundation Creative Arts Fellowship. 

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  • Librarians' Choice

    Mulberry Street Library
    October 30th, 2015 - June 30th, 2016

    Sherri Machlin and Jennifer Craft curate early paintings of Fred Gutzeit: Four Paintings on View at the Mulberry Street Library.

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  • Las Picassos' Islas de Encanto

    Bronx Library Center
    June 1st, 2016 - June 28th, 2016

    Las Picassos' Islas de Encanto por Betances Senior Center

    Exhibiting  Artists:

    Benny Colon, Victoria Torres, Emilia Pedroza, Idalia Ortiz, Ylma de La Rosa, Julia MercadoMaria Hernandez, Alfredo Palada, Angela Cabrera, Daisy Ocasio, Elena Rivera. Mercedes Rodriguez, Pieded Genera, Painting instructor, karen Reyes, Director



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  • BOBBI BECK: Looking Within Ourselves

    St. Agnes Library
    May 6th, 2016 - June 27th, 2016

    Bobbi Beck’s latest art exhibition will be displayed at the St. Agnes Library on the Upper West Side. These recent works express the emotions we all experience daily. Viewers often comment that she conveys many of the ups and downs we all share in this wonderful and sometimes trying world. Her work has been described as possessing hints of Dali, Escher, Beardsley and even Mucha, with organic forms spilling, warping, and exploding as if Gaudi himself were trapped inside her trying to get out. So come visit this thought-provoking exhibition and look closely at each piece. Can you see yourself or your own life experiences mirrored in these strange and telling pictures?

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  • NER BECK: NYC to Barcelona Found Street Art

    96th Street Library
    May 4th, 2016 - June 25th, 2016

    Ner Beck’s photographs of found faces and reflections of New York and Barcelona are currently on display at the 96th Street branch of the New York Public Library. Similarities and contrasts existing between these cities should be of interest to anyone who enjoys visual strolling with a camera or just the eyes. Everyday he ventures out on a treasure hunt, roaming city streets in a search for new characters and images to add to his strange and unique collection. Finding anthropomorphic faces on common objects, where you never expected them to be, has been his passion and obsession for years. Recently he has been shooting all types of reflections with their overlapping layers of images that magically create shifting prismatic collages for the passerby. In an interview Ner discussed how seemingly ordinary subjects inspire him.Read More ›
  • Picturing The Northwest Bronx : A Community Photo Essay

    Riverdale Library
    May 31st, 2016 - June 19th, 2016

    This exhibit is a pictorial essay of Nothwest Bronx as seen through the images captured by those who work live or play in our community. The images depict the everyday scenes that we encounter and often wish to share with others. It is a celebration of unexpected moments that are often taken for granted

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