Why does art in the library matter?
“Every library, stripped to its barest mission, seeks to connect people with information. Art is information—the product of a creative process and the process itself.” Erinn Batykefer
Community art plays an important role in the life of Lafayette Public Library. In collaboration with the Lafayette Cultural Arts Council, we host art exhibits featuring local artists throughout the year at our three public galleries.
In addition to our gallery shows, we proudly spotlight local art in our permanent collection.
CURRENTLY ON DISPLAY
National Park Series of Ruth Soller Ruth Soller is an oil painter of magical western landscapes in which intensified hues express her passion, symbolic motifs transform detail, and dramatic contrasts add power to the composition.
Lafayette Historical Society
The North Gallery space features historical photos of Lafayette, on loan from the Lafayette Historical Society.
Lafayette Public Library Gallery Space
If you are interested in showing your artwork at the Library, you are invited to answer the City of Lafayette's Call for Artists! The City of Lafayette is looking for artwork to display throughout its gallery spaces, including Lafayette Public Library.