Art Exhibits

Working with the City of Liberty and the Mid-Continent Library, the Liberty Arts Commission has developed three gallery spaces in Liberty that offer exhibits throughout the year. You don't just have to be paying your water bill, getting in your workout or checking out a new book to enjoy the art on display! Stop by any of these locations to take in the latest exhibits. 

Gallery Locations

  • Art Gallery at the Liberty Community Center (1600 S. Withers Road)
  • Atrium Gallery at Liberty City Hall (101 E. Kansas St.
  • Mid-Continent Library - Liberty Branch (1000 Kent St.)

Atrium Gallery at Liberty City Hall: The Fine Art of Carol Sweetwood and Kevin Callahan

(Exhibit will run through Sept. 15)

 Carol Sweetwood is a self-taught multi-medium artist who lives and works from her home studio in Liberty. She began showing and selling her work about 15 years ago mainly at private shows, art galleries and boutiques. Currently many of her original oils, prints and cards are available at The Artisan Market, 115 N. Main Liberty Mo.

Kevin Sweetwood characterizes herself as a lover of color and detail. She prefers to work in oil but has also created art in Watercolor, Pastel, Colored Pencil and Acrylic.

Kevin Callahan, who currently lives in Parkville, Mo., follows a simple philosophy: Composition, Story, Elegant Line.

He produces works in a variety of mediums, which include painting, sculpting, photography, crafts, and writing. He has studied with world renown Israeli artist Larry Abramson and at the Ox-Bow School of the Art Institute Chicago under Phil Hanson and Michelle Grabner.

The City Hall gallery, located at 101 E. Kansas, is open on regular business days from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. This exhibit will be on display through Sept. 15.

Mid-Continent Library - Liberty Branch: Watercolors by John Keeling

(Exhibit will run through Sept. 15)

The Liberty Arts Commission invites the public to visit the art gallery at the Mid Continent Library's Liberty Branch to view "What a Wonderful World: watercolors" by John Keeling.

Keeling's work of nature-inspired paintings highlight what is positive in the world. He finds inspiration in the fleeting beauty of the flowers in his garden, a sunset, a visiting butterfly or the look in a pet's eye.

The library's gallery is open when the library is open to he public. This exhibit will be on display through Sept. 15.
Keeling hummingbird

Liberty Community Center: Artisan Market Collective

(Exhibit will run through Sept. 15)

As a part of the rotating art exhibits coordinated through the Liberty Arts Commission, the Liberty Community Center is hosting art from the Artisan Market Collective. Ten local artists currently have their art on the display in the Community Center atrium, which is open during normal business hours. 

The "Artisan Market Collective" is a group of artists featured by the Artisan Market Gallery in historic downtown Liberty. The market currently hosts the works of more than 20 local Kansas City artists featuring paintings, glass, pottery, wood, earthenware, fiber, prints, gifts and greeting cards.