In keeping with the Library's mission of serving the diverse cultural, informational, educational and recreational needs of the community, the Library provides space for art exhibits. Exhibit materials may be organized and presented by the Library, members of the community, and not-for-profit groups within the guidelines set forth in the Exhibit Policy below.
On April 2, 2011, the gallery was re-named the Speers Gallery in honor of Mike Speers, former Library Trustee and Friend of the Library, who was the inspiration of the Gallery.
Policies and Applications
Artists are invited to submit an application for exhibit by September 1st to be considered for the following calendar year. Please read the following policy and procedures before you apply. If you have additional questions, please call the Library Director at 985-2173.
Exhibit Policy and Guidelines
Currently Exhibiting in the Speers Gallery
Kennebunk High School Art Students
Kennebunk High School Student Art Show- A mix of two-dimensional work will be on display during May in the Speers Gallery at KFL.
The Kennebunk High School Visual Arts Department believes all students have creative potential and with support and encouragement can learn how to express themselves in a visual way. The art teachers at Kennebunk High School, Katie Mooney, Marnie Rollerson and Deborah Robinson teach a variety of classes that expose students to an assortment of art making techniques and theories. They are excited to have this opportunity to exhibit student work in the Speers Gallery at the Kennebunk Free Library during the month of May. The exhibit may be viewed during regular library hours beginning May 9th. An opening reception will held on May 14th from 5:30 – 7 PM.
The exhibit highlights this year's work from the following classes offered at KHS; Art Foundations-Fine Arts; Art Foundations- Digital Arts; Art Foundations Honors; Painting; Advanced Art and the IB Fine Arts class. The participating students have various levels of experience and training, but all have a passion for art and enjoy their time in their classes.
The Kennebunk Free Library is very pleased to host an exhibit by Kennebunk High School students during the month of May.