Monthly Art Exhibit
The Library hosts a monthly exhibit in our McCarthy Meeting Room and throughout the main floor. Many exhibits kick off with an opening reception or a program related to the exhibit. To have your work exhibited, please review our Art Exhibition Policy and Art Exhibit Application.
Fiona Huang is a talented young artist who is looking forward to sharing her work, along with her story and inspiration with the Chelmsford arts community. Throughout the years, Fiona has won many awards for her artwork in various art events including the annual local July 4th Art Competition, the Halloween Mask Competition held by the Chelmsford Center for the Arts in 2015, the 2016 Lions Peace Poster Contest and the 2018 PCA Westford Regional Art Event. She has also won her school’s 2017 and 2018 “Parker Pride” Poster Contest and her artwork was selected to be Parker Middle School’s 2018 yearbook cover.
Human Rights Poster Show
Jorge Cifuentes Rojas
A Colombian-born Chelmsford resident, Mr. Cifuentes works in Boston as a plastics artist and has been a painter for over 60 years. Working mainly with oil on canvas and on wood, he explores various techniques and styles, but returns often to themes inspired by Latin America.
Chinese Family Network
Mixed material artwork by children aged 4 to 12 highlight themes of family and growing up. The Chinese Family Network helps to inspire children to understand and appreciate Chinese culture, heritage, and language.
For the last three years, Anindita Lal has studied madhubani art under the instruction of Sunanda Sahay. Madhubani is a traditional technique developed in Nepal and northeastern India. It uses bright colors and repeating geometric patterns to illustrate the relationship between people and nature, as well as scenes from Hindu scripture.
Chelmsford Art Society, 50th Anniversary Show
For fifty years, the library and the Chelmsford Center for the Arts have hosted the Chelmsford Art Society’s Fourth of July Art Festival. Visit us to see work in many different media on many different subjects and celebrate at a reception with music and refreshments on Saturday, July 21 at 3:00 p.m.
Cultural Council’s Display Case
In addition to the Library’s wall exhibit space, we also have a display case maintained by the Chelmsford Culture Council. Do you have a display you would like to share with the community? Please complete the Cultural Council’s Display Case Application.
The display case was created by James Scarth, a furniture maker from Chelmsford. The case was commissioned by the Chelmsford Cultural Council to be used to display works by artists. The case is 45″ wide and 2 feet deep. The display space inside is 27″ high with an adjustable glass shelf.