Rotating Collection

Cary Library offers three gallery spaces and several cases to community artists (suitable for displaying two-dimensional art): 

  • Piper Gallery (Main Floor) (Closed from July 2024 until at least spring 2025)
  • Sophia Ho Case (Main Floor) (Closed from July 2024 until at least spring 2025)
  • Small Display Cases (near Sophia Ho Display Case) (Closed from July 2024 until at least spring 2025)
  • Pierce Gallery (Lower Level) (Closed from July 2024 until at least spring 2025)
    • Starting in November 2022, Artwork by K-12 students will primarily be featured
  • Large Meeting Room Gallery (Lower Level) *Reserved for special exhibits or pieces from permanent collection. (Closed from July 2024 until at least spring 2025)

The Lexington Community Center, located at 39 Marrett Rd. in Lexington, offers one gallery space to community artists, suitable for displaying two-dimensional art, as well as multiple display cases.

See our schedule of current and upcoming exhibitions

Interested in showing your work at Cary Library or Community Center?  Please read our Art Exhibit Procedures for a full explanation and application.

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Permanent Collection

In addition to our rotating art galley spaces, Cary Library is proud to house and display a permanent collection of art – portraits, landscapes, plaques and objects – associated with the Town of Lexington and the library itself.

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Artwork by Jane Paulson

Artwork by Shehab Hossein