Art Gallery Space

Now Showing at the Library

Paintings by Janny Xiaoqin Huang 

Main Library
First Floor Art Gallery
May 2, 2019 - June 27, 2019
About the Exhibit
Janny Xiaoqin Huang painting
Sculpture by Eric Saint Georges
Main Library
Second Floor Display Case
May 7, 2019 - June 26, 2019
About the Exhibit
Eric Saint Geroges sculpture

Exhibit Space


There are 3 exhibit spaces available at the San Mateo Main Library:
  • Main gallery - 1st floor meeting room hallway
  • Exhibit Case - 2nd floor
  • 3rd floor - Cafe walls & Teen Lounge

Selection Process


How often does the library select artwork?
  • The library convenes a Library Art Selection Committee annually that includes representatives from the community, local artists and library staff.
  • There is a current call for 3D artists to exhibit their work.  The application deadline is May 17, 2019. Application and guidelines. 
What kind of art is selected?
  • The Committee seeks art that represents the diversity of our community and varied artistic styles and mediums.
  • Potential exhibitors must have a minimum of fifteen (15) pieces available to hang for the duration of an approximately 60 day exhibit period.
  • Art pieces may be available for sale, but that is not a requirement for exhibiting.
For more information, contact Noreen Chwee at nchwee@cityofsanmateo.org or (650) 522-7811.

Gallery Space Plan