Art in libraries

Artworks

Our Art in Libraries program aims to inspire creativity, share stories and engage a diversity of people. The program provides opportunities for artists to showcase their work and work more closely with libraries.

Eligibility

Participation in the Art in Libraries program is open to:

  1. Individual applicants - must be either an emerging or established artist.
  2. Groups, organisations and schools (not-for-profit organisations).

Spaces available for exhibitions include a varying range of wall spaces and display cabinets at the following libraries:

  • Albany Creek
  • Arana Hills
  • Burpengary
  • Deception Bay
  • Redcliffe (from 1 January 2020)
  • Woodford.

Selection

All applications will be considered by the branch library and the assessment will consider:

  • the quality of the work submitted
  • responsiveness to the local area/Moreton Bay Region
  • showcasing a community arts project (e.g. school or community arts group)
  • if the application is fit for purpose and family friendly
  • artwork is the original work of the artist.

Exhibitions are scheduled throughout the year. You will be contacted once your Expression of interest has been received and assessed (usually within 2 weeks).