The New York Public Library offers free major exhibitions and special displays at three of its research library locations—the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library for the Performing Arts, and Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture—and community showcases at many of its branch locations throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island.

Current Exhibitions

Community Showcases

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  • Tangle In and Out by Lorin Roser

    Through July 31, 2024
    Hudson Park Library

    This exhibition invites viewers to experience Roser's innovative designs, which have been showcased in public screenings and video…

  • Spreading Love by TIMUR

    Through December 31, 2024
    Hudson Park Library

    “Spreading Love” is a street art project that spanned many areas of New York City to date.

  • Sharrata Hunt's Leaves: Unexpected Beauty

    Through June 30, 2024
    Morningside Heights Library

    Leaves: Unexpected Beauty
    Who knew that acrylic colors on a piece of plastic gel plate could produce beautiful images. That's what I…

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Past Exhibitions

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