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July 2, 3 and 4 – Holds Carryout and call center are closed for a city-wide furlough day and the Independence Day Holiday.

All locations remain closed to the public. At the Main Library, outdoor book returns are open and hold carryout service by appointment is available. Learn about our phased reopening.

Posts Categorized: Exhibit

Viral Art Submission Form

Viral Art- A virtual exhibit

Theme: What’s keeping you inspired during school and library closures? How are you coping while staying safe at home? We want to see the art you’ve been making to get you through these strange and changing times. View gallery. Entries accepted through Aug 31. Exhibit Guidelines Teens in grades 6-12, living in Boulder County, may […]

Virtual Art Exhibitions

Viral Art- A virtual exhibit

Online Artistic Inspiration Call for Entries-Teen Viral Art for Grade 6-12. Our lives have changed in many ways because of COVID-19. Making art at home is a great way to express how we’re feeling. We want to see the art you’ve been making to get you through these strange and challenging times. Entries accepted through […]

Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions Bigger view(s): Earth, Anthropocene, Beauty Online Featuring the artists David D’Agostino, Jennifer Lord, and Noah Travis Phillips, Bigger View(s): Earth, Anthropocene, Beauty offers parallel simultaneous realities of the multi-centered networks of Nature. Questioning dualistic understandings both formally and thematically, the art is not human-centric, rather it opens feeling-ways into new modes of being […]

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
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Open Call for 2020 Exhibitions

Due to the closure of the library during the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the planned 2020 exhibitions have been postponed until 2021. As a result, there will not be an open call for new shows for next year. The next open call will take place August 2021. Background The library is a place where people, […]

Past Exhibitions

Build a Better Book: Stories for Your Senses closed February 2, 2020 The University of Colorado Boulder’s Build a Better Book project works with library makerspaces (including BLDG 61) to engage youth in the design and fabrication of more inclusive media, including picture books and games for children who are blind or visually impaired. This […]

Posted on July 6, 2018
Categories: Exhibit

Solarophone

solarophone

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 […]