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.

African-American Builders of Topeka – Call for Stories and Objects


We are creating a community driven exhibit showcasing the ordinary and extraordinary stories of African-Americans in Topeka and Shawnee County.

Your stories and objects will help highlight past and present individuals and groups who have built and continue to build our community.

African American Builders of Topeka Information

Main Gallery

EDGE: On the Verge

Kansas, regional and international artists play with texture and turn textiles into unexpected art objects during our next art exhibit.

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Front Gallery

2Book Topeka: 1893 World’s Fair Exhibit

Discover the excitement and wonder surrounding the World’s Fair: Columbian Exposition and life in the 1890s. View newspapers, illustrations, photographs and ads of the time.

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