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.

Call for Entry

Are you an artist working in clay, metal, jewelry, fiber, leather, glass, sculpture, wood, books as art or mixed media? Then you need to apply to Topeka Competition 33.

Be a part of our national competition that celebrates artists working in three-dimensional media. The Alice C. Sabatini Gallery (located within the public library) offers a unique opportunity to showcase the newest, most innovative work in contemporary art and crafts.

Deadline for entries is Friday August 11, 2017.

Competition and Entry Details

Main Gallery

Beyond Words: Artists’ Books

Sometimes, artistic limitations can foster even greater creativity; when text is minimal or absent, book artists must decide how to tell stories using different tools.

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Front Gallery

Curate This! A Sense of Place

A Sense of Place the Curate This! art exhibit curated by two Topeka teens is on display in the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery May 6 – July 16, 2017. The exhibit explores the idea that happiness comes from understanding who we are and where we belong in the world.

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