Cargill Hall

Cargill Hall is an exhibition space located in Minneapolis Central Library. The gallery presents exhibits and related programs in support of the library's mission to "nourish minds, transform lives, and build community together."

Six major exhibits are presented annually, drawing from exhibits on loan from other institutions, exhibits curated by community partners, and exhibits featuring library collections. Topics may be interdisciplinary and include visual art, history, culture, literature, and science.

Location and hours

The gallery is on the second floor of the Minneapolis Central Library. It is free and open to the public during library hours.

Information for exhibitors

Organizations may apply to use the gallery. Read more about applying to use Cargill Hall


Current exhibit

To Really See

August 10 - September 27

Presented by Spectrum ArtWorks, “To Really See” explores mental health and challenges the stigmas associated with medication use. The ArtWorks program supports professional artists living with mental illness.

Learn more about "To Really See"

Upcoming exhibits

Minnesota Banjo Makers

October – November 2017


December 2017 – January 2018

Viva City: Fine Art Festival of the Minneapolis Public Schools

February – March 2018