Cargill Hall

Cargill Hall is an exhibition space located in Minneapolis Central Library. The gallery presents exhibits and related programs in support of the library's mission to "nourish minds, transform lives, and build community together."

Six major exhibits are presented annually, drawing from exhibits on loan from other institutions, exhibits curated by community partners, and exhibits featuring library collections. Topics may be interdisciplinary and include visual art, history, culture, literature, and science.

Location and hours

The gallery is on the second floor of the Minneapolis Central Library. It is free and open to the public during library hours.

Information for exhibitors

Organizations may apply to use the gallery. Read more about applying to use Cargill Hall


Current exhibit

Forward by Mazinaakizige, the American Indian Teen Photography Project

April 10 – May 30, 2018

Mazinaakizige, the American Indian Teen Photography Project, brings six young Native American artists together to develop their photography skills in a guided, supportive and culturally sensitive environment.

Learn more about "Forward by Mazinaakizige"

Upcoming exhibits

The Minneapolis Art Lending Library

June – July 2018

We Are All Criminals

August – September 2018

Unmasking Brain Injury in Minnesota

October – November 2018

Sumi-e Painting and Japanese Crafts: Work by the Minnesota Japan American Sumi-e Club

December 2018 – January 2019