Past Exhibitions 2013

Jewett Gallery and Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionA Little Piece of Mexico
The Postcards of Guillermo Kahlo and His Contemporaries

September 14 - December 29, 2013, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Image from exhibitionState of the Environment
A Project of the US Environmental Protection Agency

July 1 - October 3, 2013, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionHand Bookbinders of California
41st Anniversary Members Exhibition

June 18 - September 6, 2013, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionBook Arts from the Arts-in-Corrections Program

June 15 - September 1, 2013, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionOn the Line
Artwork from San Quentin Prison Arts Project

June 15 - September 1, 2013, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Image from exhibitionOn the Clock: A Playful Guide to Working Life
Selections From the Schmulowitz Collection of Wit & Humor

April 1 - May 31, 2013, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionWe Live Here: San Francisco, 1960s - 1970s
Photographs by Phiz Mezey

March 2 - June 2, 2013, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Image from exhibitionWherever There's a Fight
A History of Civil Liberties in California

February 9 - April 7, 2013, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionEducate! Amuse! And In Colors!
Selections from the George M. Fox Collection of Early Children's Books

December 15 - March 10, 2013, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionDancing in the Dragon's Jaws: Gay San Francisco 1985-1988

December 1 - February 10, 2013, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Other Exhibition Areas in the Library

Image from exhibitionDia de los Muertos Altar

October 23 - November 5, 2013, Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionThree Artists Witness the Occupy Movement

October 23 - November 2, 2013, Main Library, Library Café Display Case

Image from exhibition100 Years of the Raker Act:
Solving San Francisco's Water Woes

October 15 - December 31, 2013, Main Library, Government Information Center

Image from exhibitionA Genius of All Ages: Su Dongpo
(1037-1101)

October 12 - December 12, 2013, Main Library, Chinese Center

Image from exhibitionUnbuilt San Francisco: Public Spaces

August 24 - November 27, 2013, Main Library, San Francisco History Center

Image from exhibitionReflecting the Light
Works Inspired by Ancestral Art Masters

August 15 - October 17, 2013, Main Library, African American Center

Image from exhibitionArt All Around
Art of Tenderloin Children's Playground, 2010 - 2013

August 1 - October 27, 2013, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionGlen Park Garden Club Exhibit

July 3 - August 29, 2013, Glen Park, Glen Park General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionBreaking Down Our Walls:
Five Keys Charter School Student Art

June 8 - September 26, 2013, Main Library, Library Café Display Case

Image from exhibitionCelebrate your true self!
Presenting 10,000 Dresses by Marcus Ewert and Rex Ray

June 1 - August 31, 2013, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionAquatic City

May 25 - August 8, 2013, Main Library, San Francisco History Center

Image from exhibitionHistory of the Marina District

May 24 - August 31, 2013, Marina, Marina General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionJustice for June 4

May 20 - June 2, 2013, Richmond, Richmond General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionAfro-Futurism
Envisioning the Year 2070 and Beyond

May 17 - August 1, 2013, Main Library, African American Center

Image from exhibitionStep to Poetry

May 10 - June 10, 2013, Main Library, Stairway

Image from exhibition55th Annual Potrero Hill Artists' Exhibition

May 5 - July 26, 2013, Potrero, Potrero General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionFrom Heather’s Mommies to Tango’s Daddies
The Evolution of Family Affirming Children’s Literature

May 4 - August 1, 2013, Main Library, Gay & Lesbian Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionThe Conflicts

April 6 - July 6, 2013, Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center

Image from exhibitionA Journey with Ronald Hirano, a Deaf Nisei

April 6 - June 29, 2013, Main Library, Deaf Services Center

Image from exhibitionWorks for Me: Diligence and Drudgery, with Some Distractions
A book cover display

April 1 - May 31, 2013, Main Library, General Collections

Image from exhibitionS.S. Adams, the Edison of Practical Jokes

April 1 - May 31, 2013, Main Library, Patent & Trademark Center

Image from exhibitionOn the Wings of Culture
A glimpse of China’s cultural regeneration.

March 16 - June 16, 2013, Main Library, Chinese Center

Image from exhibitionFrom Steel to Wheels

February 23 - April 25, 2013, Potrero, Potrero General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionThe Dream @ 50
K-12 students commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech through art.

February 8 - March 31, 2013, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionJerri Lange Brings Images of Kyoto
One woman's spiritual journey to the heart

February 2 - May 2, 2013, Main Library, African American Center

Image from exhibitionTenugui of the Hamamatsu Festival

January 26 - June 2, 2013, Main Library, International Center

Image from exhibitionChildren's Books and Russian Cubism

An exhibit introducing Vladimir Lebedev, a Leningrad painter, graphic artist, and illustrator who created a cutting-edge style of children's book illustration in the 1920s and 1930s during the Soviet era. Exhibit presented by local San Francisco artist and art critic Mikhail Petrenko.

January 4 - March 31, 2013, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionTrash to Treasures: Art from recycled materials
The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco

December 8 - May 2, 2013, Main Library, Environmental Center

Image from exhibitionVisual Aid Presents: Magickal Marvels, Ethos, Mythos, and Pathos
A solo exhibition of drawings by Peter Max Lawrence

December 1 - March 7, 2013, Main Library, Gay & Lesbian Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionThe Flag Series
Photographs by Pamela Ybañez

November 17 - January 17, 2013, Main Library, Government Information Center

Image from exhibitionThe 40th Anniversary of Wimmen's Comix 1972 - 2012

November 10 - February 7, 2013, Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center

Image from exhibitionBuilding Bridges: The James R. Lee Collection

November 3 - February 7, 2013, Main Library, Chinese Center

Image from exhibitionCussed and Discussed: 100 Years of the Municipal Railway in San Francisco

Muni's 100th anniversary

November 2 - April 8, 2013, Main Library, San Francisco History Center

Image from exhibitionMOTION PICTURES
Featuring Bay Area dance companies

October 27 - January 31, 2013, Main Library, Music Center

Image from exhibitionPoetry of Wislawa Szymborska
Words with a View

Wislawa Szymborska's poems are on exhibit on the Third floor of the Main Library April-Oct 2012. A celebration of National Poetry Month.

April 27 - March 15, 2013, Main Library, General Collections

Image from exhibitionDigging Deep: Underneath San Francisco Public Library

January 17 - April 18, 2013, Main Library, Grove Street entrance exhibit cases

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