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OnView: Art and Culture Exhibitions

The Library’s exhibition program allows free access to visual art and cultural exhibitions, while promoting San Diego artists and creative community groups. For more information about library exhibitions, email us at OnView@sandiego.gov.

 

Featured Exhibitions

San Diego Art Prize | September 17, 2022 - Jaunary 7, 2023 | More information

San Diego Art Prize

OnView - Local Arts

Allied Gardens/Benjamin – Sarah Baek

Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Present: A Gift for Today
Sarah Baek
September 6 – 29, 2022

Central Library, 2nd Floor Display – Nathaly Alvizures

Central Library - 2nd Floor
ELOQUENT SUFFERING
Nathaly Alvizures
September 12 – October 31, 2022

African American boy harvesting onions in a field near Modesto, July 11, 1961. Courtesy Ernest Lowe, photographer.

Central Library - Popular Fairway
We Are Not Stranger Here: African America Histories in Rural California
August 29 – October 23, 2022

La Jolla/Riford Library – Jordan Verdin

La Jolla/Riford Library
Humanity Showers
Jordan Verdin
August 20 — October 15, 2022

Linda Vista Library

Linda Vista Library
The Super Parents: Caring for Children with Special Needs
September 9 — October 26, 2022

Handling Tamil

Mission Valley Library
Handling Tamil
Meera Ramanathan
August 11 — September 27, 2022

Pacific Beach/Taylor Library – Don Strandberg

Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Dialogue – 2022
Don Strandberg
August 16 – October 25, 2022

Celebrate Summer with the Point Loma Artists Association

Point Loma/Hervey Library
Celebrate Summer with the Point Loma Artists Association
Point Loma Artists Association
July 1 – September 30, 2022

Scenic View

Rancho Bernardo Library
Scenic View
Ahna Street & Barbara Kokaska
July 1 – September 30, 2022

Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library – Associated Fine Artists

Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
New Beginnings
Associated Fine Artists
August 13 – October 29, 2022


Previously OnView Exhibitons
 
  • Echoes of AfricaEchoes of Africa | June 4, 2022 - August 20, 2022
  • Clara BreedCall to Serve: Clara E. Breed and the Japanese American Incarceration | September 18, 2021 - January 30, 2022
  • Occupy Third SpaceOccupy Thirdspace II: Plástica y palabra en TJ/SD | Ocupa Tercer Espacio II: Plástica y palabra en TJ/SD | February 19, 2022 - May 7, 2022
  • Julius ShulmanJulius Shulman: Modern San Diego | September 28 – January 19, 2020
  • Fear No ArtFear No Art: Civic Engagement, Histories, Currencies | February 15 – May 17, 2020

Explore past exhibitions at Central Library Art Gallery, including behind the scenes content and virtual tours.

All exhibitions at Central are a collaboration between the San Diego Public Library and the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.