Current Exhibits at the Library
Join us for openings and receptions to meet the artists and new friends!
The dramatic, fun and exciting work of local and nationally-known artists contribute to the beauty, cultural interest and community at Tompkins County Public Library. Throughout the year, curated collections are hung, displayed and and featured throughout the Library.
Call for Artists!
David O. Watkins, Curator, and TCPL seek artists to participate in an exhibit Through Their Eyes: Grandparents and Grandchildren to be displayed at Tompkins County Public Library July 26, through September 14, 2013.
How artists see their grandchildren or their grandparents - in reality or abstraction, photographs, or any artistic medium - is the focus of this exhibition. We are looking for exceptional and unique images, portraits, and visual representations of grandchildren and grandparents. Read more >>
TCPL will showcase 5 major exhibits of two dimensional art as well as exhibits of three-dimensional work in our exhibit cases during 2013.
Tompkins County Public Library is excited to announce its partnership with Cornell University Library's Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections and other community groups to offer Hip-Hop: Unbound from the Underground - An Ithaca Community Celebration of Hip-Hop Culture, April 4 through 7.
This four-day celebration, featuring events on campus and throughout the community, will include exhibit openings, gallery exhibitions, panel discussions, film screenings, concerts and three days of live, mural painting by some of the world's finest graffiti artists. Read more >>
Download the exhibit brochure.