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Lewis Gallery

Bound Together: USM Book Arts. bount together (600x800)

This exhibit is composed of approximately 30 artist’s books created by USM students from Art 341, The Visual Book 2 and books made by community members from the USM Kate Cheney Chappell’83 Center for Book Arts Critique Group.  The show will be on exhibit from April 4th through April 30th 2014 in the Lewis Gallery.

The exhibition continues through Wednesday, April 30th and is open free of charge during the library’s regular hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.



Lewis Gallery
The Lewis Gallery at Portland Public Library is a large and open gallery that has 75 feet of wall space, a soaring entry, track lighting, and great public visibility. Voted the Portland Phoenix’s Best Non-Gallery Art Space 2013, the Lewis Gallery is a space that attracts visitors and encourages public engagement with art.
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If you are interested in exhibiting your work, please review our art exhibit guidelines and submit a proposal using the Lewis Gallery proposal form.

The Library’s Cultural Center Team reviews exhibit proposals on a quarterly basis and selects shows based on a goal of attaining a mix of mediums and content for the gallery. Submitting a proposal form does not ensure that a show will be hosted in the Lewis Gallery.

Lewis Gallery Exhibits:
Bound Together: USM Book Arts
10:00am - 6:00pm
Location: Main Library, Lewis Gallery Audience: Adults, Teens, Kids & Families, Seniors This exhibit is composed of approximately 30 to 50 artist’s books.