Current Exhibits at the Library
Join us for openings and receptions to meet the artists and new friends!
TCPL showcases five major, curated exhibits this year, with additional smaller exhibits in the Avenue of the Friends.
This year we are proud to honor Cornell University's Charter Day Celebrations with a special photographic exhibit entitled Cornell Off Campus, which opens in the Avenue of the Friends on April 22, 2015.
This year's exhibits include:
Island Mountain Glacier: Photographs by Anika Steppe, curated by Danielle Mericle, on display January-April.
Cornell Off Campus: The Impact of Cornellians on Tompkins County, 1865-2015: Curated by Julee Johnson and designed by Robin Adams of Whirlwind Design, on display April 22-July 31.
Visual Culture at Ithaca High School: A year of art work in many different media by students from Ithaca High School, curated by Art Faculty, on display in the Avenue of the Friends and Your Services in July and August.
Dreamtime: Surreal Fantastic Art: Curated by artist members of State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca. Frances Fawcett and Margaret Nelson will feature works in many different media from artists throughout New York State and Northern Pennsylvania. A special opening reception is scheduled for 6-8 pm on Friday, June 19.
Streetscapes Revisted will feature the work of local street artists and muralists and is curated by graphic designer, graffiti artist, and muralist Jay Potter. This exhibit will be installed September 25-26 in conjunction with Get UP State Again, a weekend of street art by some of the world's top graffiti artists painting the Cornell University Press building in celebration of the anniversary of Hip Hop Unbound from the Underground.
Smaller exhibits in the Avenue of the Friends include Cornell Boys (and Girls) in the Boat, on display March-April, and The Downtown Ithaca Alliance Spring Showcase of Fashion, on display April 14-May 31.
Unless otherwise noted, opening receptions are held in conjunction with Gallery Nights from 5 to 8 pm on the first Friday of the month following installation. Please join us.