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


Cosmic Trip: Psychedelic Posters by Juryj Ostroushko

May 4 - June 28

In 1969 and 1970, the Labor Temple ballroom in Southeast Minneapolis held nearly 50 weekly dance concerts featuring leading international acts and local opening acts. To accompany the series, colorful posters were designed by Juryj Ostroushko. This exhibit includes a collection of these original posters.

Learn more about "Cosmic Trip"

Upcoming exhibits

Transfer of Memory: Portraits and Stories of Minnesota Holocaust Survivors

July – August 2019

Bibliographic in Nature

September – October 2019

Teen Tech Talent

November 2019