Boulder Library Seeks Candidates for Climate-Related Art Exhibits

The Boulder Public Library and the Boulder Department of Parks and Recreation invite artists to apply for the 2023 open call for exhibitions.

According to a city press release, proposals will be evaluated on creativity, feasibility and connection to the community. Applications are open from August 1 to August 31.

A total of nine spaces are available at the main Boulder Public Library, which includes the Canyon Gallery, the Meadows Branch of the Boulder Public Library, the North Boulder Recreation Center, and the East Boulder Community Center. The shows usually last two months in libraries and one month in recreation centers.

Applicants must be local to the Front Range, work in the area of ​​climate change, with a preferred focus on climate justice, focus their proposal on climate change to create a climate-related exhibit at the Canyon Gallery, and refer to Boulder’s Climate Commitment and Racial Equity Plan Goals in Their Proposal

Participatory art is strongly encouraged for exhibits at the Boulder Main Public Library.

Artists should review location maps and amenities and select their preferred space(s) in their application.

Location-specific guidelines, exhibit maps, and the joint application for the open call and residency opportunity are available at

William E. Bennett