Past Exhibitions 2018

Jewett Gallery and Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionEdward S. Curtis and The North American Indian

October 3 - December 1, 2018, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionThe Gravity of Today:
Visions of Tomorrow

July 14 - October 21, 2018, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Image from exhibitionKalligraphia XV
Triennial Exhibition of the Friends of Calligraphy

June 16 - August 27, 2018, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionIt Must Have Been Something I Ate
Gastronomic Adventures with the Schmulowitz Collection of Wit & Humor

April 1 - May 31, 2018, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionChristopher Felver
The Imagination of American Poets

March 24 - June 24, 2018, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Image from exhibitionSan Francisco SPCA
Saving animals and changing lives since 1868

March 10 - June 17, 2018, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionSusie Taylor: A Calligraphic Life

January 20 - February 28, 2018, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionA Game of Color
The African-American Experience in Baseball

January 13 - March 18, 2018, Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area

Image from exhibitionBound to Fall
San Francisco Neighborhoods in Transition

December 1 - February 23, 2018, Main Library, Skylight Gallery

Image from exhibitionFirst Second Books:
A Graphic Revolution

November 18 - March 4, 2018, Main Library, Jewett Gallery

Other Exhibition Areas in the Library

Image from exhibitionDay of the Dead Altar

October 25 - November 4, 2018, Visitacion Valley, Visitacion Valley General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionLibrary Halloween Pumpkin Exhibit

October 15 - October 31, 2018, Main Library, Atrium

Image from exhibitionShodo Evolution — Experience Neo Calligraphy
Calligrapher Setsuhi Shiraishi

September 22 - December 20, 2018, Main Library, International Center

Image from exhibitionCollapsing of the Axes
Collage artwork by Bivoulab Studio

September 1 - November 29, 2018, Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center

Image from exhibitionLiving Here: A Celebration of Bioregions
Planet Drum Foundation Exhibit

September 1 - November 29, 2018, Main Library, Environmental Center

Image from exhibitionHay(na)ku: A 21st-Century Diasporic Poetry Form

August 25 - December 6, 2018, Main Library, Filipino American Center

Image from exhibitionOur Day Has Come!
An AfroSolo Exhibit

August 18 - December 15, 2018, Main Library, African American Center

Image from exhibitionInternational Congress of Youth Voices

August 4 - August 30, 2018, Main Library, Grove Street entrance exhibit cases

Image from exhibitionPeacock Style Calligraphy and Peacock Photography
孔雀弄舞

Peacock Art

July 21 - September 20, 2018, Main Library, Chinese Center

Image from exhibitionAbroad
Crimean Tatars and the Political Reality in Crimea

July 14 - September 13, 2018, Main Library, International Center

Image from exhibitionAnnette Abbott Adams
Trailblazer attorney and judge

July 7 - October 11, 2018, Main Library, Government Information Center

Image from exhibitionQuarantine & Eradication: Plague in San Francisco

July 7 - September 15, 2018, Main Library, San Francisco History Center

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

July 3 - July 17, 2018, Western Addition, Western Addition General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionLife. Liberty. Libraries.
The Art of Shawn Harris

June 1 - September 6, 2018, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionPotrero: 1980s
Jo Babcock Photography

May 26 - August 23, 2018, Main Library, Music Center - 4th Floor

Image from exhibitionChinese in the Sunset

May 12 - May 14, 2018, Ortega, Ortega General Floor Area

Image from exhibitionHyphen Magazine
In honor of APIA month and beyond

May 10 - July 8, 2018, Main Library, Magazines & Newspapers Center 5th Fl

Image from exhibitionA Voteless People Is a Hopeless People
A 1956 Citizenship Education Program

May 5 - August 9, 2018, Main Library, African American Center

Image from exhibitionChinese in Sunset

May 5 - May 7, 2018, North Beach, North Beach Meeting Room

Image from exhibitionThe Creative Spirit
Art made by students of the California School for the Blind

April 21 - August 16, 2018, Main Library, Talking Books & Braille Center

Image from exhibitionGrabbing my camera, recording memories.
Photos by Kennymax Hsu

March 24 - June 21, 2018, Main Library, Chinese Center

Image from exhibitionDegenderettes Antifa Art

March 17 - July 19, 2018, Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionConfirmed and Denied
Redacted Documents and the Freedom of Information Act

March 10 - June 7, 2018, Main Library, Government Information Center

Image from exhibitionJournalism and FOIA
For Sunshine Week and beyond

March 9 - June 2, 2018, Main Library, Magazines & Newspapers Center 5th Fl

Image from exhibitionThe Unique Costumes of the 56 Ethnic Groups of China

March 3 - July 3, 2018, Main Library, International Center

Image from exhibitionYear of the Dog
Celebrating the Lunar New Year

February 3 - March 1, 2018, Main Library, Atrium

Image from exhibitionJerry Pinkney - A Journey Through Illustrations

February 1 - March 30, 2018, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionEmperor Norton, Larger Than Life

January 28 - March 2, 2018, Main Library, San Francisco History Center

Image from exhibitionThe Amazing Handkerchief
Chronicler of Romance, Heroism, History, Fashion and Art through the Ages

January 27 - May 17, 2018, Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center

Image from exhibitionIf Superpowers Could Save My Community
Comic book covers by incarcerated youth

January 6 - April 5, 2018, Main Library, African American Center

Image from exhibitionA Muslim Family's Chair for the Pope

December 3 - January 31, 2018, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionChinese in the Sunset

December 2 - February 22, 2018, Main Library, International Center

Image from exhibitionHoliday Train
All Aboard!

December 2 - January 4, 2018, Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionWe’re Just People
Photographs by Gary Watson

Transgender Texas

November 4 - February 1, 2018, Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space

Image from exhibitionCapturing Truth in Nature
Oil paintings by Stephanie Chang

October 21 - January 25, 2018, Main Library, Chinese Center

Image from exhibitionAlcatraz: Day into Night
Photographs by Ethel Jimenez

Photos of Alcatraz

October 14 - January 18, 2018, Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center

Image from exhibitionAsian Brush Painting Sumi-e
Shirley Lin Kinoshita

August 5 - February 28, 2018, West Portal, West Portal General Floor Area

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