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Public Art

Art Shay Photography Unveiling, January 21

New Photographs of Local History The Library is happy to announce the addition of two stunning new photographs to our permanent art collection, due to a generous donation from the Friends of the Deerfield Library. Join us on Monday, January 21, 5-6:30 p.m., for a reception and unveiling event celebrating these unique photos by world-renowned… Read More

Public Art Open House, September 19

The Deerfield Fine Arts Commission will host a community open house on Tuesday, September 19 to showcase the 24 pieces selected for the 2017 Deerfield Public Art Program before they are put on display throughout the Village. The event will be held in the Library from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Multiple media… Read More

Local Art Comes to Life on the DPL Podcast

McHenry County by Lars-Birger Sponberg On this special episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we have two interviews with local fine artists who have artwork in our community. I talk to Lars-Birger Sponberg, the 98-year-old painter of Midwest landscapes, who’s lived in Deerfield with his wife, Dallas, for over 60 years. Then I talk… Read More

Local History: A Tour of Deerfield’s Public Art

Who are the artists and art collectors whose work shapes the Deerfield community? Find out on our Deerfield Public Art Tour. Register here and join me on June 24 from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. for a guided walking tour through the Library and downtown Deerfield. We’ll meet in the Library’s front lobby and explore… Read More

Public Art Open House, September 20

After you’ve checked out the Kerry James Marshall exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Master Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago, there is another exhibit you won't want to miss. Mark your calendar, because it is one night only – at the Deerfield Public Library! The Deerfield Fine Arts Commission will host… Read More

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