Events

Anthology of Vessels - Gallery on the Go

February 18, 2020 through March 30, 2020 | Leaping Llamas, 725 S Kansas Ave Gallery Exhibits Art

View a select group of pieces from the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery's permanent collection. Vessels hold, contain and protect. The purpose of each artwork can spark curiosity.

Audience: All Ages

Celebrating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment

March 7, 2020 through March 15, 2020 | Teamwork Center Gallery Exhibits Art

The exhibit tells the story of how women gained the vote in Kansas in 1912 and nationally in 1920. The story is a fascinating reflection of American attitudes and history. "Celebrating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment" is a traveling exhibit hosted by the League of Women Voters of Kansas.

Audience: All Ages

Youth Art Month Celebration

Sunday, March 22, 2020 | 1-3pm | Marvin Auditorium Gallery Exhibits Kids Art

Meet youth artists and discover which Kansas elementary, middle and high school students won awards from the Kansas Art Education Association.

Audience: All Ages

CSI Art Experience

Sunday, March 29, 2020 | 1-3pm | Learning Center Gallery Exhibits Art

(CSI = Color, Symbol, Image) Closely examine how contemporary artists use color and symbols to create an image. We'll use a selection of artworks from Sabatini Gallery's permanent collection to uncover the mysteries together. Families welcome!

Audience: All Ages

Reflections: Highlights from the Library's Art Collection

April 3, 2020 through May 3, 2020 | Alice C. Sabatini Gallery Gallery Exhibits Art

Examine highlighted pieces from the library's art collection that represent the past, present and future of art. This is also an opportunity to explore the newly remodeled Alice C. Sabatini Gallery and the new Jerry and Judy Reed Art Studio.

Audience: All Ages

Monoprinting Experience

Saturday, April 18, 2020 | 1-3pm | Learning Center Gallery Exhibits Art

Experience the fun of creating one-of-a-kind prints with a technique known as monoprinting. This process can be simple or complex as the artist wishes. We will demonstrate a variety of methods to try so everyone can take away ideas for future artworks. Families welcome!

Audience: All Ages

Art Collecting for the Library

Friday, April 24, 2020 | 6:30-8pm | Alice C. Sabatini Gallery Adults Gallery Exhibits Art

Gallery Director Emeritus Larry Peters and Art Collection Curator Sherry Best will give you a new look at the library's permanent art collection. Learn how the collection began, why we collect what we do, how the art collection reflects our community, and what we will collect for the future.

Audience: Adult

Sculpture Experience

Saturday, May 23, 2020 | 1-3pm | Learning Center Gallery Exhibits Art

Be part this exploratory art project to discover how artists develop their ideas. Starting with a word game, we will build sculptures to represent our own interpretations. A variety of materials and tools will be provided.   

Audience: All Ages