Past Exhibitions 2016

Jewett Gallery and Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionThe Most Dada Thing
Neo-Dada in San Francisco

November 1 - December 31, 2016, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionDadamatic Mail Art
From Irene Dogmatic's collection

October 1 - December 31, 2016, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionLiber Mundi International Zine Project Exhibition

September 6 - October 27, 2016, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionHome Away from Home:
Little Palestine by the Bay

August 27 - November 27, 2016, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Image from exhibitionHand Bookbinders of California
Annual Members' Exhibition

June 18 - September 3, 2016, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionOut At The Library
Queerest.Library.Ever. #Hormelat20

April 16 - August 7, 2016, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionCelebrating The Past/Creating The Future
Queerest.Library.Ever. #Hormelat20

April 16 - August 7, 2016, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Image from exhibitionAnimal House
Anthropomorphic Selections from the Schmulowitz Collection of Wit & Humor

April 1 - May 31, 2016, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionBeauty and the Beast
California Wildflowers and Climate Change

January 23 - March 27, 2016, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Image from exhibitionArabic: Language of the Quran

January 16 - March 20, 2016, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionArtists in Action: Coit Tower

January 16 - April 2, 2016, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionDaily and Transcendent:
25+ Years of Photojournalistic Portraits by Jane Philomen Cleland and Rick Gerharter

October 31 - January 3, 2016, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Other Exhibition Areas in the Library

Image from exhibitionGems from the Coloring Table

December 1 - December 31, 2016, Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Children's Area

Image from exhibitionDia de los Muertos Altar
Please contribute to our annual display!

October 26 - November 2, 2016, Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Children's Area

Image from exhibitionGetting into the A.C.T.
Spotlight on the American Conservatory Theater

October 3 - December 31, 2016, Main Library, Library Café Display Case

Image from exhibitionTraditional Chinese Realistic Painting

September 10 - November 10, 2016, Main Library, Chinese Center

Image from exhibitionSent Down Youth:
Up to the Mountains, Down to the Villages Movement of China’s Cultural Revolution

September 10 - December 1, 2016, Main Library, Grove Street entrance exhibit cases

Image from exhibitionBlack Matters
Curated by Melonie Green

September 3 - December 15, 2016, Main Library, African American Center

Image from exhibition"Absent, I come to the home of the absent"
Celebration of the life and poetry of Mahmoud Darwish

September 2 - October 31, 2016, Main Library, General Collections

Image from exhibitionDon Quixote and the Golden Age

July 23 - December 1, 2016, Main Library, International Center

Image from exhibitionFear of An Atomic Age!
Government Documents from the Cold War

July 15 - December 15, 2016, Main Library, Government Information Center

Image from exhibitionBlack Brothers Esteem: Then and Now

July 9 - August 25, 2016, Main Library, African American Center

Image from exhibitionMake a Wish for Tanabata
みんなで七夕に願いを!

July 5 - July 15, 2016, Western Addition, Western Addition General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionFrom Bar Rags to Mainstream Press
San Francisco’s Local LGBT Newspapers & Magazines

June 20 - August 7, 2016, Main Library, Magazines & Newspapers Center 5th Fl

Image from exhibitionMuhammad Ali: Greatest of All Time

June 8 - July 7, 2016, Main Library, African American Center

Image from exhibitionInside Out:
Five Keys Charter School Student Art

May 14 - August 20, 2016, Main Library, Library Café Display Case

Image from exhibitionPotrero Hill Artists’ Exhibition

May 7 - July 28, 2016, Potrero, Potrero General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionSilk Road – A New Look

April 23 - July 21, 2016, Main Library, Chinese Center

Image from exhibitionMain Library at 20

April 22 - June 30, 2016, Main Library, San Francisco History Center

Image from exhibitionQueer & Quirky: OBJECTifying Ourselves
Queerest.Library.Ever #Hormelat20

April 16 - August 7, 2016, Eureka Valley, Eureka Valley General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionQueerest.Library.Ever
#Hormelat20

April 16 - August 7, 2016, Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionStefan Salinas

April 1 - May 31, 2016, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionDorothy Starr
Decade by Decade

March 25 - June 30, 2016, Main Library, Music Center - 4th Floor

Image from exhibitionSafe to Touch
A Multi-media, Tactile Art Installation by the Artful Steps Artists of Stepping Stones Growth Center

March 25 - June 24, 2016, Main Library, Talking Books & Braille Center

Image from exhibitionHERSTORY
Chinese American Women, 165 Years of Struggle and Success

March 19 - July 14, 2016, Main Library, International Center

Image from exhibitionCapturing Resilience

March 19 - July 14, 2016, Main Library, Mix: General Floor Area - 2nd Fl

Image from exhibitionCelebrating Children’s Literature

March 1 - June 30, 2016, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionHAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY, MAYOR ALIOTO!

February 12 - February 22, 2016, Main Library, San Francisco History Center

Image from exhibitionCelebrating Black History

February 1 - February 29, 2016, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionBlack Environmental Champions

January 30 - April 28, 2016, Main Library, Environmental Center

Image from exhibitionI AM SAN FRANCISCO
(Re)Collecting the Home of Native Black San Franciscans

December 12 - March 10, 2016, Main Library, African American Center

Image from exhibitionSelected Works from the Collection of TALL
the Tenderloin Art Lending Library

December 5 - March 3, 2016, Main Library, General Collections

Image from exhibitionMoving Art House Exhibit

December 4 - March 31, 2016, Portola, Portola General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionTibetan Portraits:2007~2010
Photography by Feng Jian Guo

November 14 - March 3, 2016, Main Library, Chinese Center

Image from exhibition"Quotation Marks"

November 7 - January 28, 2016, Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center

Image from exhibitionMusic from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s!

October 31 - January 28, 2016, Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center

Image from exhibition49ers lift up San Francisco

October 24 - January 28, 2016, Main Library, Grove Street entrance exhibit cases

Image from exhibitionFaces of Fracking
Highlighting the Human Toll of Fracking in California

October 10 - January 14, 2016, Main Library, Environmental Center

Image from exhibitionPetting Zoo: the art of Mrs. Vera

October 3 - January 7, 2016, Main Library, Talking Books & Braille Center

Image from exhibitionBody by Derby: LGBT Athletes
Photographs by Cory Layman

October 1 - January 31, 2016, Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionHarvey Milk
Private Life/Public Life

September 26 - January 28, 2016, Eureka Valley, Eureka Valley General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionWorld War II in the Philippines
Exhibition and Conference

September 12 - January 9, 2016, Main Library, International Center

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