Art Exhibit Proposal

Hello, local artists! The library's art spaces strive to be:

  • A showcase for local artists — from novice to professional — living in Lawrence or Douglas County
  • A place for diversity of opinion, voice, and perspective
  • A place that generates conversation
  • A place that reflects our community as a whole
  • A place that inspires us to learn, connect, create, and grow

Locations. We have four areas available for individual or group exhibitions:

Is your work a good fit? Before you submit:

  1. Review our Exhibit & Display Policies
  2. Review our 2D Exhibition Guidelines
  3. Check our Art/Community Display Calendar to confirm available dates

Ready to apply?

  1. Fill out the Art Exhibit Application below
  2. Upload three images (PNG, JPG, or PDF) of your artwork in the application

Email Heather.

We'll need at least 60 days advance notice to review applications. If you have exhibited here before, please allow 5 years before submitting your work again. Preference will be given to individual artists who have never exhibited before at the library. 

Art Exhibit Application

This information is required to be considered for an Art Exhibit in the library. * indicates a required field
  • Name * Required
  • Address
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
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  • The undersigned hereby irrevocably agrees to: (1) conform to all of the regulations printed in the Lawrence Public Library Exhibit and Display Policy, (2) hold the Lawrence Public Library, its officers, trustees, invitees, agents, and employees harmless from any and all claims, demands, and liabilities which may arise out of applicant’s use of the exhibit areas, grounds, and facilities, and (3) fully indemnify the Lawrence Public Library, it’s officers, trustees, invitees, agents, and employees for any and all costs, expenditures, and damages relating thereto (including attorney’s fees). The undersigned further represents that he or she is fully authorized to enter into this agreement for and on behalf of said organization, and acknowledges that the Lawrence Public Library may, in its sole and absolute discretion, decline to grant this application for any reason or no reason at all:
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