Art & Display

Across 15 locations, Orange County Library System features exhibitions from local, national and international artists.  These exhibitions provide a platform for artists of diverse talents and mediums while simultaneously offering culturally enriching experiences to library visitors. The library also maintains an informative exhibit area on the second floor of Orlando Public Library. This space features illuminating and interactive exhibits curated by OCLS staff.

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 Current Exhibitions

Image made up of four photos each cropped to a strip and arranged from top to bottom with a white bar between the images strips. There is a word over each image in a large white font that reads "A Century of Memories"

A Century of Memories

Melrose Gallery – Orlando Public Library, Second Floor
On Display through November 2023

The rich history of Orange County Library System’s Albertson Public Library and Orlando Public Library buildings is captured in these photographs taken through the decades. Images portray library patrons using the resources and technology of different eras, library staff engaged in everyday activities, and compelling shots of the two buildings that have occupied the corner of Rosalind Avenue and Central Boulevard for the last 100 years.

Red, Green, and Blue Abstract Painting of Fish

Latin Expressions of Environmental Art

Eatonville Branch Library
On Display Through October 31, 2023

Enjoy eclectic artistry at its finest as international, award-winning artist Julio “Julsan” Sanchez showcases a colorful array of plastics, metals, wood, and wires. Julsan, committed to leaving a legacy in the art world, is equally devoted in his quest to leave a lasting impression on the environment, our planet, and to future generations. 

More about the artist:

Website | Article | Video

Photograph of a Caribbean island

Bon Voyage ll: Crusin’ the Eastern Caribbean

Southwest Branch Library
On display through December 2023

JJ Dennis is a local freelance writer and artist specializing in digital photography/manipulation, mixed media art, altered books and handmade goods. This exhibit captures the spirit and beauty of the artist’s amazing and continuing adventures.

Art depicting red and pink flowers

Re-energize, By K.Marie

South Trail Branch Library
On display through October 14, 2023

Artist Kay Marie explains, “All artwork is original with an abstract style. I chose these particular pieces from my collection because I was inspired by the library’s atmosphere… I wanted to brighten the walls and create a new vibrant energy and environment.”

Three abstract paintings depicting Florida weather

The Tropical Summer

Winter Garden Branch Library
On display through September 30, 2023

17 original abstract paintings by local artist K. Marie.  All 17 pieces, acrylic on stretched canvas, are inspired by the beautiful tropical Florida climate: “This is my interpretation of what summer looks like in Florida.”

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