Exhibits

Cleveland 20/20: A Photographic Exploration of Cleveland

In honor of Cleveland Public Library’s 150th anniversary year, Library staff, community partners, patrons, and Cleveland residents alike are stepping up to help document Cleveland.  A diverse range of local photographers, as well as teen photographers, snapped photos throughout the city to ensure Cleveland was documented like never before.

Main Library, Brett Hall, 1st Floor
325 Superior Avenue

The Superman Homecoming: The Heritage of Ohio’s Own Superhero

An exhibit featuring selected items from the library’s Mike Curtis Collection of Superman Memorabilia of thousands of comics, posters, toys, packaging, clothing, photographs, and more, with new items revealed every six months!

Main Library, 2nd floor
325 Superior Avenue


See Also: Baggage Claim

Darius Steward’s Baggage Claim, in Search of New Beginnings, an installation embracing themes of identity, progress, and perseverance, is now on display in Cleveland Public Library’s Eastman Reading Garden as part of See Also, the public art program presented every year in partnership with LAND studio.

Main Library
325 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114


Celebrate Those Who Give Black

A permanent Cleveland Exhibition designed to tell the story of Black Philanthropy in our region by honoring the past, celebrating the present, and inspiring the future.

Main Library, Louis Stokes Wing


Protest

Protest, originally installed on Public Square as a temporary public artwork, is by Nigerian-born, Brooklyn-based artist Olalekan ‘LEk’ Jeyifous. The installation series was orginally created as part of LANDFORM and is now permanently installed outside of the Cleveland Public Library Langston Hughes Branch.

Langston Hughes Branch
10200 Superior Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

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