Cargill Hall

Cargill Hall is an exhibition venue located in Minneapolis Central Library. This multipurpose, 1,600-square-foot gallery presents exhibitions and related programs designed to complement library services, including exhibits on visual art, history, culture, literature, and science.

Six to eight major exhibitions are featured annually, drawing from exhibitions on loan from other institutions, exhibitions mounted by individuals and organizations, and exhibitions featuring Hennepin County Library collections.

Location and Hours

The gallery is on the second floor of the Minneapolis Central Library. All exhibitions and related programs are free of charge and open to the public during Minneapolis Central Library hours.

Cargill Hall


Vietnam: A Window to War Exhibit

April 10–May 22

While serving in the 1970s Army as a battalion photographer and public information officer, James Thompson photographed both American troops and Vietnamese villagers. After a career in photography and filmmaking, he turned to the restoration of these photographs. This exhibit will show the many sides of the Vietnam War.

Presented in collaboration with Vietnamese Community of Minnesota.