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Posts Categorized: Exhibit

Love Letters to the Earth

arbor institute exhibit

Aug. 5 to Oct. 3 in the Canyon Gallery  “Love Letters to the Earth” is a multi-media exhibition by the Arbor Institute’s Arbor Art Collaborative. This exhibition explores our relationship with the Earth and each other amid climate change with the intent of engaging our community in conversations about the climate crisis and cultivating environmental justice and […]


Current Love Letters to the Earth Aug. 5 – Oct. 3Canyon GalleryMulti-media exhibition by the Arbor Art Collective exploring our reciprocal relationship with the Earth with collaborations between Colorado artists and farmers who are creating food justice and climate-resilient food systems on the Front Range. Opening Reception: Thursday, Aug. 5 at 5 to 7 p.m. […]

Posted on March 7, 2019
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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
Categories: Exhibit

Open Call for 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 Exhibitions

Boulder Valley School District K-8 Art Exhibit closed May 8, 2021 The Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) once again held its annual K-8 Art Exhibit at the Boulder Public Library. Boulder-area 6th through 12th-grade student artwork was on display at the library on the ramp to the restrooms from March 22 through April 15. Following […]

Posted on July 6, 2018
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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 […]