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Current and Upcoming Exhibits

Vintage poster: Girl, symbolizing Near East, clinging to woman with sword and U.S. flag, symbolizing America

They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief

March 07, 2015 to April 30, 2015
Central Library, Lower Level 1 Atrium

The Los Angeles Public Library welcomes “They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief,” a traveling exhibit curated by the Near...

African American Military Portraits From the American Civil War

January 20, 2015 to April 04, 2015
Central Library, Getty Gallery

The mostly forgotten role of African-American soldiers and sailors in the American Civil War is revealed and celebrated in the...

From Pop to the Pit: LAPL Photo Collection Celebrates the Los Angeles Music Scene, 1978-1989

January 08, 2015 to June 28, 2015
Central Library, History & Genealog Department

Rock genres collided in 1980s Los Angeles, creating a kaleidoscope of sounds unmatched by any other city for its variety.  The terrain...

Treasures of Los Angeles

Central Library, Annenberg Gallery

The Annenberg Gallery displays some of the extraordinary materials collected by the Los Angeles Public Library since its founding in...

Past Exhibits