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Art in the Libraries

Local artists are welcome to exhibit artwork at no cost at our Civic (Woodville), Hindmarsh or West Lakes Libraries. We have space for artworks and sculptures large or small, indoors or outdoors.

Exhibit your art with us

The program is open to artists that live, work or attend an educational facility within the City of Charles Sturt. Each exhibition runs for 12 weeks with spaces available for an opening launch or open studio facilities.

There is no cost for application or exhibition.

  1. Read Art in the Libraries - Conditions.
  2. Complete an Application Form.

Applications to hold displays may be made all year round.

Applications should include:

  • digital images, photographs or photocopies of the proposed works to be exhibited (please do not send original artworks)
  • concept and rationale for the display (up to 500 words typed or clearly printed)
  • a statement in 35 words which may be used for promotional purposes
  • exact details of numbers, size and media of artworks
  • current CV of the artists(s) involved
  • any preference for dates

After you submit your application, we will email you acknowledging receipt.

We only consider submissions that address our criteria. The City of Charles Sturt Library Service reserves the right to not accept any application submitted for application.

Once submission has been accepted the artist will be notified by mail and contractual negotiations will be undertaken between the artist(s) and the City of Charles Sturt Library Service.

Art in the Libraries - Conditions

Current Exhibitions

Bush, Beach and Boats Art Exhibition

Bush, Beach and Boats

The colour of the silent outback, the red sand and shadows in the setting sun, the sparkle of light on water … these draw artist Lois Wakelin to paint. Always new, always filled with beauty and hope.

West Lakes Library
31 January – 29 April
During library opening hours

A Family Affair! Art Exhibition 

A Family Affair!

This exhibition is the result of a collaboration between parents and their children. It illustrates that artistic talent can be passed down through generations, with each family member developing their own unique skills and interests.

Hindmarsh Library
7 February – 1 May
During library opening hours

Need help? 

Literacy & Learning Officer Adult & Youth
8408 1333
library@charlessturt.sa.gov.au