We’re your connection to the arts: committed to inspiring curiosity, developing visual literacy, and building our community. The gallery is located a short distance from the library entrance, just to the right of the rotunda.

What’s happening at the Sabatini

Main Gallery


Art2Wear – Our new gallery exhibit features art that can be worn – but would you? How would it feel to wear a work of art? Four artists create sculpture for the human body.

Anita Luvera MayerBéatrice CoronSharon Kilfoyle, and Marjorie Schick create expressive and exciting artwork that are designed to be worn. The exhibit runs April 8 – May 15, 2016 in the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery.

See all Art2Wear Events

Front Gallery

clay jarFoundations: Work by Founding Members of NCECA | February 16 – May 1, 2016

Current Classes & Events

Art in Common Art in Common – Nurture your creative spirit through discussion, exploration and hands-on art-making. Registration required. Register online.

Online Art Collection

View Online MuseumWe’re building an online gallery of the library’s collection of art. View the first 600 artworks from our art collection of more than 6,000 pieces. Learn more.

View Art Collection

At A Glance

  • We’re Free
    Exhibits, programs, and events are casual and open to the public
  • Hours
    We’re have the same hours as the library except when closed for change of exhibition.
  • Exhibition Spaces
    Main Gallery — Traveling and gallery-curated exhibits, annual competitions
    Front Gallery — Permanent collection exhibits, occasional traveling exhibits
  • Questions and Reference
    Gallery Desk — 785-580-4515
  • Internships Available
    More information (PDF)