Past Exhibitions 2017

Jewett Gallery and Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionThe Eragny Press
Selections from the Robert Grabhorn Collection

September 25 - November 25, 2017, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionCalligraphies in Conversation

September 16 - December 31, 2017, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionBuilding Bridges, Not Walls

July 15 - September 15, 2017, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionSummer of Love and Haight

July 15 - October 29, 2017, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Image from exhibitionPatient No More:
People with Disabilities Securing Civil Rights

June 10 - September 3, 2017, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionReclaiming Earth
Works by Women Eco Artists

April 8 - June 24, 2017, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Image from exhibitionOver Here: San Francisco in The Great War
Selections from the San Francisco History Center

April 6 - June 30, 2017, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionBombs Away: Humor Goes to War
Selections from the Schmulowitz Collection of Wit & Humor

April 1 - May 31, 2017, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionThe Alcatraz Florilegium
Artwork From the Gardens of Alcatraz

January 14 - March 19, 2017, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionThe Illustrated Alice: The Imagining of Wonderland
An Exhibit

January 10 - April 1, 2017, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionEveryone Deserves a Home

December 17 - March 12, 2017, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Image from exhibitionAl-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here:
In Defense of Culture

September 17 - January 1, 2017, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Other Exhibition Areas in the Library

Image from exhibitionArt and Activism
An Exhibit

October 6 - December 28, 2017, Main Library, Grove Street entrance exhibit cases

Image from exhibitionRalph Ginzburg's Loud Decade of Publishing, 1962-1971
A small display at the Herb Caen Magazines and Newspaper Center

October 4 - December 31, 2017, Main Library, Magazines & Newspapers Center 5th Fl

Image from exhibitionBanned Books on Parade

Display of banned books

September 16 - September 28, 2017, Main Library, Atrium

Image from exhibitionBlack Panther Party News Coverage
The Black Panther, San Francisco Chronicle, and The New York Times

September 11 - November 2, 2017, Main Library, Magazines & Newspapers Center 5th Fl

Image from exhibitionResilience
AfroSolo Annual Art Exhibition

August 26 - December 29, 2017, Main Library, African American Center

Image from exhibitionA Slice of History
Government Documents in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party

August 9 - November 3, 2017, Main Library, Government Information Center

Image from exhibitionThe Seen
What you would have seen on Haight Street in 1967

August 5 - December 7, 2017, Park, Park Exhibit Space

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

July 5 - July 11, 2017, Western Addition, Western Addition General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionSummer of Love and Haight: Sex, Drugs and Runaways

June 24 - October 19, 2017, Main Library, Government Information Center

Image from exhibitionMy Art Makes My Life Matter

June 17 - August 10, 2017, Main Library, African American Center

Image from exhibitionHaight-Ashbury’s Summer of Love
National and Local Media Coverage

June 15 - December 15, 2017, Main Library, Magazines & Newspapers Center 5th Fl

Image from exhibitionMeeting Places / Luoghi d’incontro
Lyall Harris & Patricia Silva

June 10 - September 14, 2017, Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center

Image from exhibitionHOMOPOLIS
Photos from Gay SF in 1981

Photos of gay SF in 1981

May 27 - August 24, 2017, Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibition59th Annual Artists' Exhibition

May 13 - July 30, 2017, Potrero, Potrero General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionLife Got Wider:
Meanings Associated with the Computer Use of Older Adults

May 8 - August 10, 2017, Main Library, Library Café Display Case

Image from exhibitionFreedom 2017

May 8 - August 10, 2017, Main Library, Library Café Display Case

Image from exhibitionExtraordinary Playscapes

April 6 - July 8, 2017, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionPoeTree
Grow a tree with a river of words!

April 1 - April 30, 2017, Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Children's Area

Image from exhibitionTwittering Birds over Flowers
Chinese brush paintings by local artist Zhi Quan Deng

March 25 - June 22, 2017, Main Library, Chinese Center

Image from exhibitionBarack Obama: A Legacy of Hope
A celebration of the 44th President of the United States of America

March 18 - June 1, 2017, Main Library, African American Center

Image from exhibitionImages of the Floating World
Classic Ukiyo-e Prints of Japan

March 18 - July 20, 2017, Main Library, International Center

Image from exhibitionEnvisioning the Classics with Color

March 7 - May 25, 2017, Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center

Image from exhibitionStill Here
Portraits of Gay Elders

February 4 - May 4, 2017, Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionThe Heart of the City Farmers' Market
Photographic Exhibit

January 28 - June 30, 2017, Main Library, Business, Science & Technology

Image from exhibitionSan Francisco Symphony Concerts for Kids

January 20 - March 31, 2017, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionLibrary Music

January 15 - March 27, 2017, Main Library, Talking Books & Braille Center

Image from exhibitionYear of the Rooster
Chinese Lunar New Year Exhibit and Celebration

January 7 - February 16, 2017, Main Library, Atrium

Image from exhibitionCelebrating the diverse and beautiful world of Ashley Bryan

January 6 - February 28, 2017, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionHoliday Train

December 15 - January 6, 2017, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionThe Little Humpbacked Horse:
A Whale of a Tale Told in Quilts from Around the World

December 10 - March 2, 2017, Main Library, International Center

Image from exhibitionThe Beauty of Precious Moments
The Photography of Hui-Yu Tseng

November 19 - February 16, 2017, Main Library, Chinese Center

Image from exhibitionDe'VIA
The Art of Ellen Mansfield

Deaf Artist show

November 1 - February 2, 2017, Main Library, Deaf Services Center

Image from exhibitionIntroducing Local Author Emma Bland Smith
Creator of Journey: Based on the True Story of Or7, the Most Famous Wolf in the West

November 1 - January 3, 2017, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionPortola Art Exhibit

October 1 - February 2, 2017, Portola, Portola General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionSan Francisco Neon
& Icons From the Archives

July 30 - January 5, 2017, Main Library, Music Center - 4th Floor

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