Current Exhibitions at the Library

Jewett Gallery and Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionImmigrant Girl, Radical Woman

February 2, 2019 - May 19, 2019, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionVisual Poetry: A Lyrical Twist
Thomas Ingmire Calligraphy and Poetry in Collaboration

November 17, 2018 - March 31, 2019, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Other Exhibition Areas in the Library

Image from exhibitionIn Search of the Glass Slipper
San Francisco, 1974: Photographs by Perci Chester

February 16, 2019 - May 16, 2019, Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionLooking for the Sealed Memories
US-China Air Force Alliance - War of Resistance Photo Exhibition

February 9, 2019 - May 9, 2019, Main Library, Chinese Center

Image from exhibitionBe Our Valentine!
Victorian Valentine cards from the Duane Weston Collection

February 1, 2019 - February 28, 2019, Main Library, Grove Street entrance exhibit cases

Image from exhibitionIllusion and the Magic City
A Celebration of the 80th Anniversary of the Golden Gate International Exposition

January 26, 2019 - March 28, 2019, Main Library, San Francisco History Center

Image from exhibition3D Model of West Portal Area on Display
Take Part

January 22, 2019 - March 25, 2019, West Portal, West Portal General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionUnsung Heroes
Black Shipyard Workers, 1940 - 1945

January 15, 2019 - April 11, 2019, Main Library, African American Center

Image from exhibitionThe Mothers Building
Photography by Richard Rothman

December 15, 2018 - March 15, 2019, Main Library, San Francisco History Center

Image from exhibitionART/WORK
Art created by the staff at SFPL

December 8, 2018 - March 8, 2019, Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center

Image from exhibitionSF Wildlife
San Francisco Wildlife Photography by Jouko van der Kruijssen

December 8, 2018 - March 28, 2019, Main Library, Government Information Center

Image from exhibitionSHAPED:
Sharing HIV/AIDS Photos Essentially Deaf

December 1, 2018 - April 30, 2019, Main Library, Deaf Services Center


All Library Locations

take partTake Part
1938 Scale Model of San Francisco

January 25 – March 25, 2019, all library locations


Partnership with the National Park Service

Port Chicago exhibitThe Port Chicago Story
Lighting the Fuse to Civil Rights

January 26 – July 7, 2019, Treasure Island Museum

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