Main Library Gallery

Events

All Main Library Gallery events are free to attend.

News

  • Downtown Iowa City’s Horsey History

      Along with our ancestors, horses helped build Iowa City, the state, and the nation. In the process, they profoundly shaped human identities. The current Main Library Gallery exhibition, The Pull of Horses on National and Local Histories and Identities, explores the physical and social impact […]

  • 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 […]