Prospect Heights: Summer Exhibitions at BPL’s Central Library

BPL Summer Exhibits

We’re still slightly in denial that summer is slowly coming to a close. Luckily for us, Brooklyn Public Library is hosting summer exhibitions that run through the end of September including theatre and music performances, book discussions and live painting demos with artist in residence, Steve Keene.

Here is a list of BPL’s Summer Exhibits:

Steve Keene’s Brooklyn Experience, curated by Dan Efram/Tractor Beam
Brooklyn-based painter/multimedia artist and Brooklyn Public Library’s 2014 artist-in-residence Steve Keene brings playful music-themed pop art, as well as new works and sculptures that pay homage to Brooklyn.
Grand Lobby (through August 29)

Napoleon Comes to Brooklyn by Chaim Koppelman
Pastels and prints imagining the emperor in this noted artist’s hometown of Brooklyn.
Foyer Cases

Making the Mundane Marvelous: Transformations in Mixed Media by Marlene Weisman
Collage paintings that explore life, balance and feminism through vintage and new ephemera.
Balcony Cases

Yes, This Is Stitched Artwork by Margaret Cusack
Featuring original samplers, soft sculpture, quilted hangings, props and portraits.
Balcony Cases

A Moment Preserved by Phillip Bond
A mixed-media representation of the Bedford-Stuyvesant community and Macon Library, a literary safe haven that has served this historic neighborhood for 107 years.
Lobby Gallery

Reflections: Remembering the Work of Ann Jonas curated by the Crews Family
Original watercolor art and sketches from the artist’s children’s books, including Round Trip, The Quilt and
Bird Talk, as well as early graphic design work.
Youth Wing

(Photo Courtesy Gregg Richards)

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