The City of West Hollywood programs the public spaces of the West Hollywood Library as a municipal art gallery for temporary rotating exhibitions. Organized through the City's Arts Division, previous exhibitions have included original artworks by Don Bachardy, Clive Barker, Mr. Brainwash, Jean Cocteau, Henry Diltz, Ramiro Gomez, Annie Liebowitz, Pat York, and Austin Young. You can find out more about the City's Arts Division programs by following @WeHoArts on social media.
Exhibits are free to the public and viewable during regular library hours at 625 N. San Vicente Blvd. Three hours of free validated parking is provided for the Library Parking Structure adjacent to the building.
For more information on West Hollywood Library exhibitions please contact the program manager: Mike Che, Arts Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
West Hollywood Library hours:
Mondays through Thursdays, 11am-7pm
Fridays and Saturdays, 10am-6pm
Sundays, 1pm - 5pm
Current Exhibitions and Artwork:
- Remembering Beverly Park, February 7, 2019 to February 11, 2020
- Mr. Brainwash Heart Sculpture, June 2015 to October 2029
- West Hollywood Park, a painting by Ramiro Gomez
- Platanus Bibliotechalis by David Wiseman (permanent artwork)
Peace, Freedom and Creativity by Shepard Fairey (permanent artwork)
MOCA Art in The Streets murals by Shepard Fairey, Retna, and Kenny Scharf
- The Fearless Girl Statue by Kristen Visbal - March 7 - April 1, 2019.
- Prior Pleasures (photography by Ellen Cantor) December 11, 2018 to May 7, 2019.
Adelaide Drive: Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy (artwork by Wayne Shimabukuro and Don Bachardy) April 14, 2018 to November 29, 2018.
In West Hollywood (artwork by Ramiro Gomez and David Feldman) August 15, 2017 to March 31, 2018
There's Something Happening Here... (photography by Henry Diltz) October 2016 to July 2017
Worth a Thousand Words: Portraits of Artists and Writers (photography by Pat York) July 2016 to October 2016
- Women Manifest: At the Core, group show of women artists, March 2016 to June 2016
- Drag Angeles: A Brief History of Drag, (artwork by Austin Young and history panels by the LA LGBT Center) part of One City One Pride, March 2016 to June 2016
- In A New Land: Ten Years Later, photography by Russian-speaking immigrants, organized by Venice Arts, October 2015 to February 2016
- Art AIDS America a preview of a national touring exhibition organized by Tacoma Art Museum, June 2015 to September 2015 (jointly hosted by the City of West Hollywood and ONE Archives)
- WeHo@30: Young City, Vibrant Heritage (photography by Tony Coelho), co-organized by the Arts and Historic Preservation Staff, March 2015 to May 2015
- Decades of Design, a first ever retrospective of the West Hollywood Design District - November 2014 to March 2015
- Film Noir 101, curated by Professor Mark Fertig (presented as part of WeHo Reads: Noir) - Sepember 2014 to November 2014
- Love is Love: The Five Year Road to Marriage (photography by David McCoy) part of the One City One Pride festival - May 2014 to August 2014
- A Thousand Threads of Knowledge, original artworks by Italian artist Dado Schapira, a project from the City's Art on the Outside subcommittee - February 2014 to May 2014
- Clive Barker's Worlds and Words - original artworks and handwritten manuscripts of Clive Barker - October 2013 to January 2014
- Rock N' Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip (photography by Robert Landau) July 2013 to October 2013 (later exhibited at the Skirball Cultural Center)
- Living in Limbo, Lesbian Families of the Deep South, (photography by Carolyn Sherer) part of the One City One Pride festival, April 2013 to July 2013
- Author, Author (photography by Michael Childers) September 2012 to October 2012
- Jean Cocteau, original artworks (part of the One City One Pride festival) - May 2012 to July 2012
- Decade of Dissent: Democracy in Action 1965-1975, (PST…It All Started Here – West Hollywood Celebrates Pacific Standard Time) - February 2012 to April 2012 (Later expanded into an exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center)
- Deserve Dignity, Remote Control Foundation, December 2011 to January 2012