Tompkins County Public Library

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

A New Year of Art at Your Library starts January 2015

Once again, TCPL will showcase five major art exhibits during 2015.

January, February, March - Island Mountain Glacier - Photographs by Anika Steppe

The first exhibit of the year is curated by Danielle Mericle, Coordinator Digital Media Group, Digital Scholarship and Pereservation Services, Cornell University Library.
An opening reception will be held in conjunction with Gallery Opening Night on Friday, January 9, from 5 - 9 PM.

April, May, June - Cornell in the Community
Curated by Julee Johnson, this exhibit will reflect in images the role Cornell has played in the community and honors the founding of Cornell University in 2015. TCPL will be participating in Cornell Charter Day Sesquicentennial Celebrations with a Community Lunch in the BorgWarner Community Room on Friday April 24.

July, August, September - Surreal and Fantastic Art
Curators of this exhibit are members of State of the Art Gallery Frances Fawcett and Margaret Nelson.

July, August - Visual Culture at Ithaca High School 

Curated by Ithaca High School Art Faculty, this annual exhibit features the work of students created during the 2014-15 school year.  This year the work will be displayed in the Teen area of Youth Services.  
3-dimensional work will be displayed in the cases in the Avenue of the Friends.

October, November, December - Streetscapes Revisited 
This exhibit, curated by Jay Potter, once again brings inside the Library art more often found outside on our streets.  
In addition, TCPL will join with "Cap Matches Color," and "Ironlak AVT Paints," to celebrate the second anniversary of "Hip-Hop: Unbound from the Underground" with Get-Up STATE Again! and three days of live mural painting on the Cornell University Press Building by some of the world's leading graffiti artists, Friday September 25, 26, and 27.

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