The New York Public Library offers free major exhibitions and special displays at three of its research library locations—the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library for the Performing Arts, and Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture—and community showcases at many of its branch locations throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island.

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  • The Awe of the Arctic: A Visual History

    March 15–July 13, 2024
    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

    Discover how the Arctic has been a source of intrigue and fascination for centuries through historic and contemporary images.

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  • ‘Comfort of Time Through Love’: Artwork by Jahyun Seo

    Through December 26, 2023
    Mulberry Street Library

    Join the Mulberry Street Library in welcoming artist Jahyun Seo, whose artwork will be on display from Monday, September 18 through…

  • Demetrius Manouselis: Paintings

    Through December 22, 2023
    53rd Street Library

    The 53rd Street Library is pleased to exhibit paintings by Demetrius Manouselis.

    An architect and artist living and…


    Through October 15, 2023
    Hudson Park Library

    A window installation on 7th Avenue South (between Leroy and Carmine Streets)

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Past Exhibitions

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