Past Shows

Recapturing Humanity Though The San Quentin Art Program

April 18, 2024 to June 13, 2024

A powerful exhibit featuring works from ten formerly incarcerated San Quentin artists and collaborators connected with the transformative San Quentin State Prison Art Program.

Del Mar Artists: Pixels and Paint

March 21, 2024 to April 11, 2024

Del Mar art students took on the challenge to celebrate the harmony of pixels and paint showcasing their ability to tackle analog subjects viewed through a digital lens. Students took an image or subject and meticulously broke it down into basic units of colors and values, the dots we call pixels.

Colors in Art: Voices Soft and Loud

January 18, 2024 to March 14, 2024

We perceive color when light bounces off of something and it gets reflected back in our eyes. BUT COLOR is so much more than visible light spectrum wavelengths. Color can serve as influencers: to evoke emotions, get reactions, or to challenge thinking. But how artists use color, the juxtapositions for effect, and how the viewer responds are ripe for exploration. So  – –  do you speak color?

Contemporary Watercolors:  Pushing Boundaries

November 16, 2023 to January 11, 2024

Watercolorists are a determined bunch!  As artists, they’ve opted for what is often thought of as the most difficult path -- a medium requiring extremely disciplined technique. When a brush loaded with water and pigment hits the paper, a kind of magic happens. This visual IMMEDIACY captured sometimes results in a glow as reward.  Today’s watercolor and other water-based artists push boundaries. They achieve mixed, richly colored, layered transparencies and washes that delight and surprise.

By 94920: Celebrating Creativity

August 17, 2023 to October 22, 2023

Incredibly talented artists and photographers reside in the Belvedere-Tiburon peninsula and this summer, the Belvedere Tiburon Library Art Gallery has plans to celebrate them and their artwork. By 94920: Celebrating Creativity opens on August 17 and runs through October 21. Artists will be invited to submit up to five of their best works for a 2-D, open-themed exhibition of local talent in any medium including photography (but not film). The Library Art Committee is most honored to have Celeste Meier of Anthony Meier Fine Arts blind jury the submissions for this exhibition. Let’s celebrate art and community together.

Lasting Images: A Photography Exhibition

June 15, 2023 to August 10, 2023

Paul Simon romanticized “Kodachrome”; Ansel Adams focused on monochrome. Whichever you prefer, whether you’re an or a professional, consider entering images that you were excited to share with others. Recall the moment you realized each could be timeless. Was it a composition that you captured spur-of-the-moment, one that took weeks of planning, or something you shot yesterday that made you smile with satisfaction? The Belvedere-Tiburon Library Art Gallery will be showcasing the best of these photographs; images that are fascinating, memorable, and above all, lasting.

Transcultural Art of Chinese Tradition

April 20, 2023 to June 8, 2023

Now that the world is more of a global village, how does it impact Chinese traditional Art?

The paintings in this exhibition are by Terese Bartholomew, Diana Liu Benet, Mary Ann Ho and Yueying Zhong. The art reflects these four artists’ experimentation with the fusion of Chinese and Western Artistic Traditions in different ways.

Del Mar Emerging Artist Exhibition

March 16, 2023 to April 13, 2023

The new Library Art Gallery will feature 40 creative masterpieces our local Del Mar Middle School. The theme is Landscapes inspired by local Marin with a connection to nature and the planet. Artists are depicting their "Happy Place” and how nature and our local areas provide them with inspiration, enjoyment and peace.

Connections:Art you can hear, music you can see

January 19, 2023 to March 10, 2023

Why explore the connections between art and music?

Richard Rozen and Sandra Wolfson, co-curators of the exhibit, believe there is a deep synergy between art and music and when explored together the experience of both is enhanced.

This exhibit displays a wide variety of art work and connects the art to a wide variety of music:  classical, jazz, popular, etc.We hope you will learn more about art and music as you listen to the music that inspired the artists and their work.

Contemporary Bay Area Abstract Art Exhibition

November 17, 2022 to January 13, 2023

The current exhibition includes contemporary artists from the Bay Area who work in various media but all of whom  create by abstracting their vision in the process.   This translates as less representational art with a greater emphasis placed on art that comes from feelings, emotions and memories.  Effects, moods, and images are built from form, shape, color, and the maker’s mark.

Renewal: The Act Of Becoming New Again Exhibition

September 17, 2022 to November 11 2022

To celebrate the opening of our expanded library, artists were invited to address the theme of “RENEWAL” in all its forms. Each of these artists had shown their work at the prestigious de Young Open Exhibition (2020-2021), a juried show commemorating the Fine Arts Museum’s 125th anniversary. This reunion of talent brings together an exceptional group of Bay Area artists giving voice to new beginnings, each in their own way.

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