Visual Arts

Exhibits and talks about photography and visual arts. Quilt show, etc.

Islamic Art Exhibit "Women in Islam" @Central

Islamic Art Exhibit (IAE) presents a group art exhibition "Women of Islam" on display in the 1st floor Catalog Lobby from February 9 - April 19, 2015.  IAE's theme "Women in Islam" highlights the rights, status and accomplishments of Muslim women through original artwork by local artists from the Bay Area Muslim community.  

All are invited to meet the artists and learn more about their work during an Artist's Reception on Saturday, February 14th at 2PM in the 3rd floor Community Meeting Room of the Central Library.

Super Cinema @ Central


July 2015:  Glimpses of Europe, 1930 - 1945



Friday, July 3               Library Closed, July 4th Observed


Friday, July 10             Amarcord            (1973 / 123 min. / R / comedy drama)

Fellini’s satirical “reminiscence” of coming of age under fascism in Rimini during the 1930’s is dreamlike - characters float along, typically without foresight but with considerable charismatic gusto. It won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

Artist Reception for Ilona Sturm @Central

Berkeley painter and photographer Ilona Sturm exhibits her most recent series of photographs - Zographos: Drawing from Life: Street Photography of Greece at the Central Library from August 11th - September 28th, 2014

All are invited to meet Sturm and discuss her work during an Artist Reception on Sunday, September 7th at 2:00 p.m. in the 1st floor Catalog Lobby of the Central Library.