Art Gallery

Artist Nancy Ortenberg: The Blues Highway from Mississippi to Chicago

Long-time Oak Park resident Nancy Rose Ortenberg will share photographs from her travels to Mississippi Delta where she started photographing blues musicians and their environments during the 1980's. Her exhibit, titled “The Blues Highway: From Mississippi to Chicago” will be in the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery Feb. 1-27. A reception for Nancy Ortenberg will be held Sunday, Feb. 10, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Library Gallery, 834 Lake Street. The reception is free and open to the public. The gallery is open seven days a week during regular library hours.

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Closing Reception: Ruth Bovey

Join Oak Park Artist Ruth Bovey for an informal closing reception today.

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Gallery Artists: Oak Park Photography Club

See photographs from more than 20 local photographers of the Oak Park Photography Club in the Library Gallery through September. The Gallery is open seven days a week during regular Library hours.

The Oak Park Photography Club, founded in January 2004, welcomes photographers of all skill levels to their meetings in the Oak Park Public Library on the second and fourth Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Gallery Artists: Bobbi and Steven Meier

River Forest artists Bobbi and Steven Meier will have an exhibit titled "What We Said: What We Meant" in the Library Gallery throughout the month of August.

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Gallery Artists: Tom Burtonwood and Holly Holmes

Oak Park artists Tom Burtonwood and Holly Holmes present “Multiplicity,” a new exhibit based on the geometry and patterning they have found in the residential architecture of Oak Park. The exhibit will be shown in the Oak Park Public Library Gallery from July 2 through July 30. This is the first two-person collaborative project between Burtonwood and Holmes since 2008. A reception for the artists will be Sunday, July 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Gallery at the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake Street. The exhibit is open during regular library hours. The Library is closed July 4.

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Gallery Artist: Janice Elkins

Oak Park Artist Janice Elkins will exhibit her work in the Library Gallery through October. The Gallery is open seven days a week during regular Library hours.

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Gallery Artist: Jesse Howard

Jesse Howard of the Oak Park Art League presents his work in an exhibit in the Library Gallery through May. The Gallery is open seven days a week during regular Library hours.

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Gallery Artist: Jeff Ebert

Jeff Ebert of Ebert Studio will have his photographic art exhibited in the Library Gallery during June. Best known for taking family photographs for generations of Oak Park families, Ebert Studio was founded by Henry Ebert in 1915 in Chicago. Four generations and 97 years later, Jeff Ebert still carries on that same tradition. In recent years, Jeff has taken his photography to a new level. He has taken his inherent talents around the world and added a touch of photojournalism, or what he calls “Candid Lifestyle Photography.”

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