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Past Exhibitions

  • The Rose Family Seder Books

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
    March 27, 2015 to April 19, 2015

    The Rose Family Seder Books are unique artists’ books, showcasing over sixty years of Passover-themed artwork collected through an innovative annual commission from the Rose family—exceptional friends of The New York Public Library. The first three volumes of the Rose Family Seder Books were 

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  • My Sister's Story: Female Artists Celebrate Women's History Month

    Jefferson Market Library
    March 4, 2015 to April 4, 2015

    Come celebrate with us in honor of Women's History Month! 

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  • Patricia Dahlman | Big Open Book | Art Wall on Third Exhibition Series

    Mid-Manhattan Library
    January 12, 2015 to April 1, 2015

    The Art and Picture Collections at Mid-Manhattan Library present Big Open Book, a site-specific exhibition of a soft sculpture of an art history book, created by artist Patricia Dahlman. It is made from canvas, fabric, ribbon, thread, wire, and stuffing. The sculpture contains reproductions of the Read More ›
  • Urban Telepathy

    Bloomingdale Library
    March 2, 2015 to March 31, 2015

    Artist Elias Arias aka ELDARADOE presents a collection of mulitimedia images that represent the city and its streets. Read More ›
  • Sunsets In The Sleepless City Puestas de Sol en la Ciudad Insomne with poet / artist Carmen D. Lucca

    Bronx Library Center
    March 1, 2015 to March 31, 2015

    Carmen D. Lucca is a performance poet-singer. She is President of the Association for Puerto Rican-Hispanic Culture, Inc. and the artistic producer of the Annual Rafael Hernandez’ Music Festival in New York City. She’s the producer-founder of ALMA SUBLIME (SUBLIME SOUL) a concert of Puerto Read More ›
  • BOBBI BECK’s Visual Voice. A staircase exhibition of autobiographical artworks

    St. Agnes Library
    February 4, 2015 to March 28, 2015

    See Bobbi Beck’s imaginative and thought provoking images that are now on display at the St. Agnes Branch of the New York Public Library. Her artworks have been described as existing somewhere between classic fine art and illustrated storytelling. Read More ›
  • Spellbound: A Celebration of Spelling

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
    March 6, 2015 to March 17, 2015

    The New York Public Library, which has championed the written word for over a century, is celebrating the art of spelling the English language with the free popup display Spellbound: A Celebration of Spelling. The popup display is presented in honor of the 51st Annual New York Daily News 

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  • "My Business is to Sing" Emily Dickinson: Musician and Poet

    New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
    December 10, 2014 to March 6, 2015

    The daily musical activities of poet Emily Dickinson (1830–86) — home performances at the piano, collecting sheet music, and attending concerts— reveal a great deal about the cultural offerings available to a woman of her time, place, and class. Using Dickinson’s correspondence and poems, Read More ›
  • Becoming The Man in the White Suit: The Tom Wolfe Papers

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
    February 13, 2015 to March 1, 2015

    Get a first look at highlights from the impressive archive of author, journalist, and cultural commentator Tom Wolfe in a free display at The New York Public Library.  The display features nearly two dozen selections from the archive, which was acquired by the Library in 2013. Among the items 

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  • Hsiao-Chi Chang, Illustration Solo Show

    Mulberry Street Library
    January 2, 2015 to February 28, 2015

    On view in the Children's Room of Mulberry Street Library is Taiwanese artist, Hsiao-Chi Chang. 

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