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Main Library Art Exhibits

Art of Data Exhibit

Art of Data Through Feb. 3, Canyon Gallery The City of Boulder has a renewed focus on innovation that is being driven by a citywide effort to enhance data-driven decision-making and innovation. This show will celebrate art created by the community, inspired by the City of Boulder’s Open Data Catalog and other public city data. […]

Art of Data Vision

The vision behind the Art of Data exhibition was to encourage community members to use the City of Boulder’s data in creations of beautiful, tangible, and innovative data-driven art in order to: Increase transparency and accountability in local government Facilitate civic engagement Create an open dialogue about important issues in our community Tell better data […]

Posted on November 30, 2018
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Open Call for 2019 Exhibitions

Background The library is a place where people, ideas and knowledge come together.  It calls for a different kind of exhibition space. The exhibition series in the Canyon Gallery is where ideas meet action.  The gallery is a place where the people can experiment with new ways of sharing on community-driven topics.  Projects presented here […]

Past Exhibits

Boulder Valley School District K-8 Art Exhibit (BVSD) Closed Aril 28, 2019 The Boulder Valley School District will once again hold it’s annual K-8 Art Exhibit at the Boulder Public Library. Art teachers from all elementary and middle schools will select six pieces of art and honor the student artists who created what art at […]


Current Exhibits Living in Nature City May 10 – June 9, Canyon Gallery WORKac, the architects for the north Boulder branch library, will unveil their design for the new building in an exhibition that will also feature a number of their projects around the world over the past fifteen years. Outbreak by Nicole Banowetz April […]

Posted on March 7, 2018
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Maker-in-Residence Program at BLDG 61

Background Boulder Public Library is a place where people, ideas and creativity come together. The Main Library boasts an active exhibition space as well as a community makerspace, BLDG 61. In 2017, we launched a Maker-in-Residence (MiR) program that allows the two to intertwine; sharing expertise, resources and space between artists, makers and the Boulder Public […]

Posted on July 28, 2017
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On view through end of June Come play Solarophone, an interactive installation that turns the entry of the Main Library into a musical instrument. The installation explores the sound of both the space and the physical structure that makes up the conoid atrium. Solarophone makes sounds by triggering motors attached to the architecture and a collection […]

Where the Wild Things Are!

Exhibit Maurice Sendak: 50 Years; 50 Works; 50 Reasons Saturday, Oct. 31 – Dec. 6, 2015 Main Library, Canyon Gallery Created for the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are, we invite you to take part in an exhibition of 50 works by the late, great Maurice Sendak. The artwork is presented with heartfelt words […]