River Falls Public Library Gallery

River Falls Public Library Gallery The Kleinpell Gallery champions visual literacy as an integral part of the library.
Exceptions to regular gallery hours occur during exhibit set-up and/or tear down and may fluctuate depending on the anticipated needs of our audiences. Additional weekday and Saturday/Sunday hours may vary based on staff and volunteer availability. To verify gallery hours go to www.riverfallspubliclibrary.org/gallery. Please call ahead to schedule field trips and group visits. Field trips: Monica LaVold 715-426-3484 Groups: Cole Zrostlik 715-426-3496
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The Kleinpell Gallery @ the River Falls Public Library is an integral part of the library and provides enriching cultural experiences that foster education, appreciation, and enjoyment for community members of all ages and abilities. Gallery exhibitions include demonstrations and displays that incorporate regional, national, and global experiences and culture. The Gallery celebrates local heritage and seeks to cultivate further understanding of contemporary global citizenship for all people.

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo
01/03/2020

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo

12/30/2019

We're super excited for our next exhibition! Funded by the River Falls Community Foundation's 2019 Big Idea Grant, the Big Fun Lab will feature hands-on learning and play for children and caregivers! Opening January 13, 2020!

The 2019 Quilt Show is winding down. Stop in before the end of the day on Thursday to see these lovely creations!
12/17/2019

The 2019 Quilt Show is winding down. Stop in before the end of the day on Thursday to see these lovely creations!

Still haven’t seen the 2019 Quilt Show? We’re open Saturday (11/23) from 10-4 for your viewing pleasure! Stop down and s...
11/22/2019

Still haven’t seen the 2019 Quilt Show? We’re open Saturday (11/23) from 10-4 for your viewing pleasure! Stop down and say hi to volunteers Grace and Andreea!

Join us on Monday (11/18) from 4:30-6:30 pm for an opening reception to celebrate the work of more than 40 local quilter...
11/15/2019

Join us on Monday (11/18) from 4:30-6:30 pm for an opening reception to celebrate the work of more than 40 local quilters and makers in the RFPL Gallery. Then, at 6:30 pm, we will welcome designer/quilter Nancy Pietrowiak for a fun presentation on scrap quilting, SCRAPAHOLIC TENDENCIES.

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo
11/11/2019

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo

Hope to see you tomorrow night!
10/29/2019

Hope to see you tomorrow night!

Join us Wednesday night (10/30) from 6-8 pm to celebrate the end of our newest gallery show, Healing in the Riverway. Meet the artists and talk with Northwest Passage staff. There will be a short presentation by Experiential Programming Coordinator Ian Karl at 6:30.

Starts this weekend! Don't miss it!
10/18/2019

Starts this weekend! Don't miss it!

10/04/2019
Attention designers!
10/04/2019
City of River Falls

Attention designers!

Get your creative juices flowing! The Kinni Corridor Collaborative invites the public to participate in a logo contest to brand the collaborative as it begins to implement the Kinni River Corridor Plan (see tinyurl.com/corridorplan). The winner will receive an airplane ride for two along the river corridor and surrounding area. Runner up will receive a “Pin, Pizza, and Pop Family Package” to St Croix Lanes. See below for details -- and good luck! Entries due Oct. 13.

10/02/2019
Northwest Passage: Under the Surface

How do the kids at Northwest Passage learn underwater photography skills? (Check out the results of their work and travels in the #RFPLGallery through November 1!)

Students got in the water for their 1st week of Underwater Photography! Come see the highlights and what the students are up to, here at Northwest Passage.

Artwork by Philip Colpitts is at City Hall through 2019. Check it out!
10/01/2019

Artwork by Philip Colpitts is at City Hall through 2019. Check it out!

New gallery show, HEALING IN THE RIVERWAY, opens today and runs through November 1. Learn more about Northwest Passage a...
09/30/2019

New gallery show, HEALING IN THE RIVERWAY, opens today and runs through November 1. Learn more about Northwest Passage and their mission online at http://nwpltd.org/.

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo
09/30/2019

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo

OMG!
09/26/2019
New Mural in Downtown Eau Claire!

OMG!

Check out the back of Skin Prints (403 S Farwell St.) in downtown Eau Claire for another great mural project. This one – visible from Main Street – was created this week by Eric Schultz (of Skin Prints) and artist SaltRock (from southern Wisconsin) ...

Kid-made art inspired by the work of artist David Prochniak. See his tree house works (and make your own) in the gallery...
08/29/2019

Kid-made art inspired by the work of artist David Prochniak. See his tree house works (and make your own) in the gallery through September 20!

Our newest exhibit, TREE HOUSE MAGIC, opens today!
08/27/2019

Our newest exhibit, TREE HOUSE MAGIC, opens today!

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo
08/27/2019

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo

"The tree houses are painted on and created with as many repurposed materials as I can find.To me art is kind of like mu...
08/21/2019

"The tree houses are painted on and created with as many repurposed materials as I can find.

To me art is kind of like music, each medium is like a different instrument used to create your song."

Check out new work by artist David Prochniak (who will be showing his work alongside RFMS students)! In the gallery August 27-September 20.

Coming soon: TREE HOUSE MAGICFeaturing tree house-inspired artwork by David Prochniak and student artists from River Fal...
08/12/2019

Coming soon: TREE HOUSE MAGIC

Featuring tree house-inspired artwork by David Prochniak and student artists from River Falls Middle School.

In the RFPL Gallery Aug 27-Sept 20

Stop by and check out this new work by local artist and educator Taylor Berman (you'll find it on the south side of the ...
08/06/2019

Stop by and check out this new work by local artist and educator Taylor Berman (you'll find it on the south side of the library). Thanks to Rain to Rivers of Western Wisconsin, The City of River Falls Stormwater Utility, POWERful Choices!, River Falls Community Arts Base - CAB, and the School District of River Falls (Biology Club and 2nd and 4th grade classes) for sponsoring, advocating for, and helping with ideas for the project! #keeptrashoutofthepicture

New art is popping up all over River Falls! New installation at City Hall featuring the work of botanical printmaker Lin...
08/01/2019

New art is popping up all over River Falls! New installation at City Hall featuring the work of botanical printmaker Linda Snouffer and a work in progress on the south side of the River Falls Public Library!

River Falls Public Library
07/31/2019

River Falls Public Library

BEYOND WORDS will be in the River Falls Public Library Gallery through August 10. Time is running out to see this excellent history of graphic novels and illustrated books!

Our newest show will be open this weekend! Stop in and say hi to one of our awesome volunteers!
07/12/2019

Our newest show will be open this weekend! Stop in and say hi to one of our awesome volunteers!

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo
06/26/2019

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo

Women’s Vote Centennial display is up in the lower level of the River Falls Public Library through Tuesday! UWRF Univers...
06/20/2019

Women’s Vote Centennial display is up in the lower level of the River Falls Public Library through Tuesday! UWRF University Archives & Area Research Center

We're excited to announce our next gallery show from ExhibitsUSA and Mid-America Arts Alliance. This exhibit is sponsore...
06/18/2019
Beyond Words: Visual Narratives from the Block Book to the Graphic Novel

We're excited to announce our next gallery show from ExhibitsUSA and Mid-America Arts Alliance. This exhibit is sponsored by the River Falls Library Foundation and opens July 8!

We often think of the comic strip as a rather recent invention, but the history of sequential narrative begins with the history of art. Beyond Words: Visual Narratives from the Block Book to the Graphic Novel picks up this thread toward the end of the Middle Ages, when early book printers in the Wes...

It’s always hard to choose a favorite (unless you’re a kid).
06/11/2019

It’s always hard to choose a favorite (unless you’re a kid).

Today our longtime gallery volunteer and friend Tanya Mravik is hitting the road and starting a new adventure in a new s...
06/06/2019

Today our longtime gallery volunteer and friend Tanya Mravik is hitting the road and starting a new adventure in a new state. Thanks for all of your support and help over the past 10-ish years Tanya!

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05/30/2019

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo

The Wisconsin Regional Arts Program exhibition is now on view! See this show through June 25!
05/30/2019

The Wisconsin Regional Arts Program exhibition is now on view! See this show through June 25!

The gallery will be open this weekend, Saturday 10-4, and Sunday 1-4!
05/10/2019

The gallery will be open this weekend, Saturday 10-4, and Sunday 1-4!

#TBT to last Thursday's visit by seventh graders at Meyer Middle School. BTW, the gallery will be open this weekend, Sat...
05/02/2019

#TBT to last Thursday's visit by seventh graders at Meyer Middle School. BTW, the gallery will be open this weekend, Saturday 10-4, and Sunday 1-4, thanks to the help of some of our excellent volunteers!

04/23/2019
Give BIG St. Croix Valley

We hope you check out St. Croix Valley giveBIG on April 30. Support your favorite non-profit. Make a difference. Feel good. ❤️❤️❤️

90 non-profits! 24 hours. Be part of something BIG! Donations STAY in the St. Croix Valley!

The Wisconsin Regional Arts Program (WRAP) will be back in River Falls from May 24 – June 25, 2019.Register online at go...
04/22/2019

The Wisconsin Regional Arts Program (WRAP) will be back in River Falls from May 24 – June 25, 2019.
Register online at go.wisc.edu/WRAP by Monday, May 20.

The All-School Art Show will be open on Saturday, April 20. Stop down, check out the great work, and say hi to Tanya, ou...
04/19/2019

The All-School Art Show will be open on Saturday, April 20. Stop down, check out the great work, and say hi to Tanya, our fabulous Saturday volunteer!

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04/19/2019

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo

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140 Union Street
River Falls, WI
54022

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Monday 09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

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