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Lyons, Il 60534-1597
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Art Exhibits

Collectors & Artists Wanted!

In order to stimulate the use of the Library the Lyons Public Library welcomes local artists
and collectors to exhibit their artwork or collectibles. The Administrative Librarian reserves the
right to refuse artwork offered for display. The director shall accept or reject material offered
for display based on its suitability and availability.

 Criteria:
                    Hanging Art

1. Size Specifications: Hanging artwork may not exceed 40" wide by 35"
    in height.
2. Artwork must be ready for hanging on a single nail.
3. A maximum of 25 hanging pictures may be shown at one time.
4. Library can only display two dimensional artwork such as paintings,
    photographs, drawings.
5. The artwork must be suitable for children to view. Therefore, the artwork
     may not contain nudity, violence, racism or other offensive material. The
     Administrative Librarian will make the final decision on what is suitable
     for the Library.
6. Artist must be resident of Chicago metropolitan area.

Collections

1. Pieces must be self supportive or small stands must be
    provided.
3. Size and number of pieces allowed depends upon shelf
    height and size of individual pieces.
4. Pieces must be suitable for children to view. Therefore, the
    pieces may not contain nudity, violence, racism, or other
    offensive material.  The Administrative Librarian will make the
    final decision on what is suitable for the Library.

 How to apply:

1. Fill out "Lyons Public Library Artists Form."
    Click here for form.
2. Attach photographic example of your artwork or collectibles.
    Your photographic example will only be returned if you pick it
    up in person or include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Lyons Public Library
Any questions concerning this site should be sent to our Webmaster at Lyons@LyonsLibrary.org
Revised 02/14/2013                ŠLyons Public Library 2001