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


Viva City Fine Arts Festival

February 5 – March 30

An exhibition of Minneapolis Public High Schools, highlighting the high quality arts programs and the extraordinary work of students, arts educators, and the community. 

Learn more about "Viva City Fine Arts Festival"

Upcoming exhibits

Art is My Weapon

April – May 2020


June – July 2020

UnderExposed: AK Garski and Marjorie Fedyszyn

August – September 2020

Mezinabii’igejig Wenjibaawaad Odaawaa Zaaga’iganing / Artists Who Come from Lac Courte Oreilles

October – November 2020

Visible Voices, The Power of Literacy

December 2020 – January 2021

Knowledge is Power: The ROHO Collective

February – March 2021