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@Central Gallery

Located on the first floor of Burton Barr Central Library, @Central Gallery presents fine art exhibitions featuring the work of Arizona artists not currently represented by a gallery. It is open to the public during normal library hours and First Fridays. For more information, call 602-262-6157 or e-mail centralgallery.lib@phoenix.gov.


​Current Exhibit

Image of photograph of fire-scorched landscape with one patch of green plants."The Yarnell Hill Fire:
25 Days Later" - George Berke
June 17 - August 12, 2014

Berke visited Yarnell, Arizona 25 days after the 2013 fire that overran and killed 19 Prescott firefighters, and was astounded by the destruction and loneliness of the area. When viewed together, his photographs present a vivid image of the event. 
More information in the Events Calendar.

Call for Artists

Día de los Muertos - Call for Altars

Burton Barr Central Library is seeking proposals for self-made altars inspired by the Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) tradition for an exhibition in @Central Gallery.  The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, 2014.  More information.


@Central Gallery Logo@Central Gallery - Call for Artists for 2015

@Central Gallery is accepting proposals from artists for exhibition in 2015.  Artists residing in Arizona, 18 years or older, and not currently represented by a gallery, are invited to apply. The deadline for submission is Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.  
More information.

 

​Coming Soon​

Image of an abstract cityscape in gray and red tones."Quinn's Wanderings: Of Books and Cities" - Steve Valev 
August 18 - October 15, 2014

Image of painting - various shades of blue and salmonRecent Exhibit​

"Love Bomb" - Don Clouse
April 16 - June 11, 2014

Learn more about the exhibit.