Capital City Art - Gallery Space Information
Here you will find details about gallery and display spaces in EPL branches.
Abbottsfield - Penny McKee Branch Info
The new location of the Abbottsfield branch in the Riverview Crossing Mall is full of light, and the space is bright and modern. The gallery is located in a high traffic area of the branch.
Horizontal Railing: 79 " in width
Hanging Rails: 79" in width
Rails with adjustable rods for framed works.
We can accommodate framed works with wire hanging mechanism attached to the back. Exhibits are usually displayed for two months. We will feature local community artists and student work.
Calder Branch Info
Calder branch is a stand alone facility located in north central Edmonton. It is a bright and welcoming space with plenty of windows to let in natural light. The gallery is located in the children's area, and is visible throughout the whole branch.
Wall 1 - 3 ft high x 22 ft wide
Wall 2 - 3 ft high x 12 ft wide
Clip rails for unframed art.
We can accommodate unframed art attached to clip rails. (These are best suited for works on paper or light cardstock). We have a few adhesive hooks as well for framed art. We cannot accommodate any heavy works on canvas.
We will feature local community artists and student work.
Clareview Branch Info
The Clareview Branch is located with the Clareview Recreation Centre. The display case is located at the entrance to the library space and works can be viewed from both sides.
9 shelves: 22" high x 40" wide X 17" deep
6 shelves: 15" high x 40" wide x 17" deep
Large double-sided glass display case is suitable for three-dimensional and smaller two-dimensional exhibits.
Exhibits should be viewable from both sides of the display case. Two-dimensional pieces should be accompanied by stands and be displayed back to back.
Castle Downs Branch Info
There are two spaces: 1) A gallery wall equipped with an art rail with adjustable chains and s-hooks that can accommodate a variety of sizes of works. 2) A glass display case.
Gallery wall: 16 ft wide
Display case: 3 ft x 4 ft x 6 ft wide and 6 ft deep
We strive to feature artists from our surrounding community, but other artists will be considered. Suitable for both two-dimensional and three-dimensional works. Successful applicants are invited to exhibit their work for a period of one month.
Highlands Branch Info
Located on 118 Ave between the neighborhoods of Highlands and Montrose, Highlands Library is a cornerstone of the community. Large windows and vaulted ceilings mean an abundance of natural light. The main floor houses our principal gallery and displays framed works. Upstairs is our clip rail which can display unframed pieces.
Two gallery spaces.
Maximum dimensions are:
4' high x 18' wide
3' high x 16' wide
Hanging rail for framed art.
Clip rail for unframed art.
Framed works for the ground floor gallery must include wire backing for hanging onto our rods. The upper gallery can only host unframed pieces. Exhibits will usually be hosted for a month at a time. We prefer exhibits to be from local artists and schools but will consider partnering with others, including independent artists and agencies.
Jasper Place Branch Info
Located at 9010 156 street, Jasper Place is a beautiful building filled with natural light. The display case is located in a high traffic area directly outside the program room and is perfect for small, lightweight 2 or 3D pieces.
Display cabinet 26" high x 82” wide x 7.5" deep. One shelf at 12" high.
Lockable display cabinet inset in wall.
Cabinet is lit from within. Middle shelf is made of glass and can withstand a maximum of 10 lbs.
Lois Hole (Callingwood) Branch Info
Lois Hole Library is a beautiful, standalone facility in the Callingwood recreation area. Bright and airy, Lois Hole sees over 1700 customers every day.
53" H X 220" W
Hanging rail system has 16 running feet of display space. Adjustable chains and s-hooks accommodate a variety of sizes of 2
- dimensional art works.
Artists will need to use a ladder to display their works. Please view the area prior to booking the gallery space.
Londonderry Branch Info
Londonderry branch is located in the heart of the Londonderry Mall. Our community gallery is visible from our front doors- art can be admired by customers in our branch or by those window shopping in the mall. Gallery items must be portrait/ canvas/ photography. Framed items are preferred.
Gallery rail 10’ long, the gallery rail can support up to 12 pieces (depending on size and weight); the rail can support up to 70 lbs.
Hanging rail 10' in length.
Community gallery displays will prioritize local artists, but others will certainly be considered. Displays are subject to EPL Community Gallery Policy and Guidelines.
Stanley A. Milner (Downtown) Branch Info
The newly renovated Stanley A. Milner Library is in the heart of Edmonton's art district. This location enjoys high visits and offers a rich collection of permanent art works to engage library visitors.
Centre Core (large) space, first floor white wall. 37.5 feet of rail.
Civic Rooms corridor, first floor (northeast corner), black wall, visible from outside. 24 feet of rail.
Reading Room, second floor (northeast corner), white wall, 13 feet of rail.
This location features three community gallery spaces equipt with rod & rail hanging systems for framed works. Rod lengths are 3'3" and 4'11".
Rod & rail hanging system with locks.
Riverbend Branch Info
The Riverbend Branch is part of the Riverbend Square Shopping Centre and is a busy location serving communities across southwest Edmonton.
The bulletin board space is a feature in the children's area. The display case is adjacent to the library entrance.
Glass display case: 5 adjustable glass shelves: 64" high x 45" wide x 15" deep
Bulletin Board: 4' high x 12' wide
Bulletin board with no hanging equipment provided.
We exhibit community members, guilds or student work (local public schools or art classes) from our surrounding area.
Bulletin board will accommodate unframed works.
Exhibitors will provide their own display supports for artifacts and two dimensional submissions showcased in the display cabinet.
Exhibits are typically displayed for one month.
Sprucewood Branch Info
The Sprucewood Branch is a diverse and busy library located in the Alberta Avenue neighbourhood, a well known community arts destination in Edmonton. The area celebrates many arts festivals and celebrations each year. The gallery wall is located in bright, central area of the branch.
Horizontal classic wall track: 6ft wide
Four stainless steel hanging cables: 6ft long
Eight fastening hooks
Weight capacity: 50lb/ft
Gallery wall with a single classic wall track and adjustable hanging cables for framed works.
We can accommodate framed works with backing suitable for hanging on wired hooks. Exhibits are typically displayed for one month.
Strathcona Branch Info
The Strathcona Branch is a designated historical site in the vibrant Strathcona district of Edmonton. There are eleven wall spaces sprinkled throughout the main floor of the library. Suitable for framed two-dimensional art from neighbourhood artists. There is also one small display case in the front entrance of the library. Glass front with one adjustable glass shelf. One light at top of case.
Wall spaces are varied in size. Maximum dimensions:
30" high x 36" wide
30" high x 48" wide
30" high x 50" wide
30" high x 40" wide
40" high x 50" wide
36" high x 36" wide
36" high x 52" wide
40" high x 50" wide
60" high x 72" wide
50" high x 60" wide
38" high x 175" wide
Display case dimensions:
24" high x 54" wide x 7" deep
Art must be hung from screws provided, or artist can apply removable mounting hardware (e.g. 3M hooks) that will not mar the walls of this historic building.
We prioritize artists from surrounding neighbourhoods (Strathcona, Garneau, Queen Alexandra, Windsor Park, Belgravia, McKernan, Ritchie, Hazeldean). Exhibits are typically displayed for a period of two months.
Woodcroft (Westmount) Branch Info
Two gallery walls are featured in Woodcroft Branch's popular computer area, in the East wing of the branch. Vaulted ceilings lit by a skylight beautifully highlight the art pieces on display.
2 wall spaces are provided across from one another.
5' high x 23' wide
5' high x 20' wide
Gallery walls are equipped with art rails that have adjustable rods and clips that can accommodate a variety of sizes of framed works with a hanging wire. Rod sizes are 2 feet, 4 feet and 6 feet in length.
We exhibit artists from the Edmonton area, guilds and student work (local public schools or art classes). Exhibits are typically displayed one to three months. All work must be framed or have wire backing suitable for our rail rods.