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The Libraries Are Appreciated

Through Tuesday, May 1

Art Community History Parkway District

This exhibition takes its name from a 1943 painting by Jacob Lawrence that honors the library’s active role in providing free education for all. In celebration of Black History Month, the selection focuses on the work of African American artists.

A wide range of resources accessible through the Art Department of the Parkway Central library is on display, including archival material from its research files, books from its vault and periodicals from the collections stored offsite, in the Regional Operations Center. 

February 1– May 1, 2018

Art Department Gallery and Second Floor Landing

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Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-686-5322 phone

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The Water Works behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo by Erin DiSerafino.