Main Library Gallery


All Main Library Gallery events are free to attend.


  • The Sharing of Ideas and Making of Artwork: ‘Rising Together | Protest in Print’

    The Main Library Gallery’s current exhibition, Rising Together | Protest in Print, features a few historic examples of protest from Special Collections at the University of Iowa Libraries. Along with these pieces, such as Thomas Paine’s famous 1776 pamphlet entitled Common […]

  • Behind the Zines: ‘Rising Together | Protest in Print’

    When Julia Leonard was approached by the College Book Arts Association (CBAA) about hosting their traveling exhibition, Rising Together: An Exhibition of Artists’ Books, Prints and Zines with a Social Conscience, she knew it would be a great fit for the Main Library Gallery and a meaningful […]

  • 2021-2022 Main Library Gallery Exhibit Proposals Open

    University of Iowa faculty and staff are cordially invited to submit Main Library Gallery preliminary exhibition proposals for January 2021 – December 2022. Preliminary proposals must be received by November 22, 2019. About Exhibitions in the Main Library Gallery: Exhibits at the Main Library […]