Sherry Best

Sherry Best

Sherry Best has been Doing Art since about age 4.  She now has more than forty years of Art Experience – some of it even professional.  She earned her BA in studio art and art history from University of Missouri – Kansas City, and her MA in art history and MFA in photography from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.  She taught art and art history at the college level for twelve years, has worked as an art slide librarian, a gallery director, and an exhibiting artist.  She also loves to cook, garden, and still loves to make photographs the “old fashioned way” in a darkroom.

What’s New in the Sabatini Art Gallery?

A look at what’s on display now, and what’s coming to the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery in the near future.

Behind the Scenes at the Sabatini Art Gallery

What goes into making an art exhibit happen? How do we choose our artists, decide what goes where, and help you ‘get’ art?

Wild Women of Kansas

Law & Disorder: From our “soiled doves” to murderers, learn about the women of Kansas who challenged the status quo, broke the rules, and shook things up.

Happy Friday the 13th! Superstitions

Cross your fingers and knock on wood, learn about the strange and wonderful beliefs of different cultures.

Art Nouveau Glass and Ceramics From the Library’s Art Collection

In 1901, Edward Wilder donated more than 200 works of art nouveau glass and ceramics to our library. Learn about this beautiful, graceful and exciting style that swept the art world from 1890-1914.