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


Unmasking Brain Injury in Minnesota

October 4 - November 29

"Unmasking" features works by individuals affected by brain injury, giving both survivors and caregivers a voice.

Learn more about "Unmasking Brain Injury"

Upcoming exhibits

Celebration of Japanese Sumi-e Painting

December 2018 – January 2019


February – March 2019

Viva City: Minneapolis Public Schools

March – April 2019

Cosmic Trip: Psychedelic Posters for Concerts at the Minneapolis Labor Temple, 1969-1970

May – June 2019

Transfer of Memory: Portraits and Stories of Minnesota Holocaust Survivors

July – August 2019

Within Reach: Minnesota Artists Respond to the Natural World

September – October 2019

Teen Tech Talent

November 2019