Art Spaces

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The Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library has 3 art galleries available free for public use.  For more information about locations and gallery schedules, please email us at art@crcpl.org.

For artists wishing to use our spaces:

  1. Email art@crcpl.org to receive a copy of our exhibit policy and application, or click here for a printable version.
  2. Prepare your work for review.  This can be in the form of a physical portfolio, photos, or an online portfolio.
  3. Send a copy of your portfolio and application to art@crcpl.org OR
  4. Contact Liz, Adult Services Coordinator, by phone at 740-702-4169 to set up an in-person portfolio review.

Goals of Art Exhibits

  • to support the community’s cultural and artistic activities
  • to nourish educational, intellectual, aesthetic and creative growth with a wide range of art, collections and displays
  • to encourage individuals who may be contributing to the increase of knowledge or extension of the arts
  • to reach nontraditional library patrons

The Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library welcomes artists of all disciplines to display their works.  Exhibits will not be excluded because of the race, nationality, or the social, political or religious views of the artist.

Gallery Locations

  • Main Library, 140 S. Paint St., Chillicothe, OH 45601
  • Main Library Annex, 146 S. Paint St., Chillicothe, OH 45601
  • Northside Branch, 550 Buckeye St., Chillicothe, OH 45601

Call for Artists

March 15 – April 15, 2019

Are you an artist AND a geek? We have the show for you! Join us for our first-ever Pop Culture Art Show! Show us your take on your favorite pop culture reference.

  • Application Deadline: February 28
  • Artwork Drop-off: March 10-16
  • Opening Reception: March 18
  • WeGeek at the Library: March 30
  • Artwork Pick-up: April 16-19
  • All artwork must be original work
  • Limit two entries per artist
  • +1 entry for WeGeek art vendors

For more show details, email art@crcpl.org or call Liz at 740-702-4169.