Kansans Go to War

Explore WWI objects from the library’s art collection and historical artifacts from the Combat Air Museum and the Museum of the Kansas National Guard.

Community Poppy Project

Help commemorate 100th anniversary of the end of WWI with a quick and fun craft project.

Kansas Youth Art Month

K-12 students were selected by their teachers to participate in the YAM exhibit sponsored by the Kansas Art Educators Assoc. March 15 – April 29

2Book Topeka: Aech’s Basement

Experience ’80s pop culture and the beginnings of the video gaming subculture in this immersive front gallery exhibit. Fans of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One, now’s your chance to hang out in Aech’s Basement!

Highlights from the Library’s Art Collection

Since 1977, the Friends of the Library have sponsored the Topeka Crafts Competitions. “Highlights from the Art Collection” will be on display in the front gallery until the end of January 2018.

Topeka Competition 33

Be amazed what artists can do with clay, fibers, metals, minerals, glass and wood in the Topeka Competition 33 art exhibit.

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.

Woven Texture

Discover various artwork from the library’s permanent collection that reference or are influenced by fiber art.

EDGE: On the Verge

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

Build a Better World

Help create the summer exhibit at the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery! Together we will explore our world in the 16th Annual Art Exhibit for Children.