A monthly showcase of short new works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. One Sunday a month, come see new pieces in music, dance, writing, film, theater, performance art and the like, each 12 minutes or less.
Performing, for me, has always been a very inner processBarbara Streisand
When I get a little money, I buy books; and if any is left, I buy food and clothes.Desiderius Erasmus
Friends of the City Library Farmers Market Book Sale
Head to The Friends of The City Library's Used Book Sale at the Downtown Salt Lake City Farmer's Market on Sat, Jul 19. You'll find hundreds of movies, mysteries, cookbooks, and more, all available at bargain prices.
Celebrating all forms of alternative press and the awesome people who create it
The City Library's sixth annual Alt Press Fest is Saturday, July 12 from 12–5pm. The event will feature dozens of artists and writers exhibiting their wares in the Main Library's grand Urban Room. Some of Salt Lake’s finest artists will host workshops to show you the tricks of their trade. Don’t miss it!
The Salt Lake City Library hosts art exibits throughout the year. We also lists citywide exhibits here and in our events calendar. If you are a local artist, click on "Call for Entries" to get involved.
Night and Day: Karen Horne Paints the Changing Light of Salt Lake City Karen Horne paints the changing light of Salt Lake City Main Library, Gallery at Library Square
Mexico Then: The Casasola Archive "Mexico Then: The Casasola Archive" is an exhibit about the Mexican Revolution as seen through the camera lens of Agustín Casasola and other photographers working for his photo agency. Day-Riverside Branch
Impressions/Expressions: Creative Works by Clayton Middle School Students Creative Works by Clayton Middle School Students Main Library, Children's Gallery
30 Years at Finch Lane Galleries: A Retrospective The Finch Lane Gallery is celebrating artists who have exhibited in this iconic space over the past 30 years with the exhibition titled “30 Years at Finch Lane Galleries: A Retrospective.” The exhibition features 30 of the hundreds of artists who have shown in the space, many of whom also have pieces of public art in Salt Lake City. It is a celebration of artistic diversity, the Salt Lake City Arts Council, and honors those who have contributed to the city’s artistic fabric. The exhibition will be on view at the Finch Lane Gallery June 27 through August 8, 2014, with an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. Finch Lane Gallery, 54 Finch Lane, Salt Lake City
Color Distributions: Paintings by Jonathan Hatch Paintings by Jonathan Hatch Main Library Canteena, Level 2
Corrugated Nostalgia: Cardboard Creations by Vincent Johnson Cardboard Creations by Vincent Johnson Chapman Branch
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Exhibits are chosen by a staff committee according to the needs and interests of the community, the variety of shows, the artistic quality of the works, and the suitability of format for each library's physical space.