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

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
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 Unive...
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!

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo
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 ...
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!

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo
04/19/2019

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo

Opening tomorrow!
04/14/2019

Opening tomorrow!

The All-School Art Show opens next week (so be sure to thank an art teacher)! Join us in the River Falls Public Library Gallery for the show's Opening Receptionon Monday, April 15, from 4-6 pm. (The gallery will stay open until 8 on Monday night, so stop in after work!)

Check out the newest installment from ArtReach St. Croix. The exhibition opens this Thursday night! #NEABigRead
04/02/2019

Check out the newest installment from ArtReach St. Croix. The exhibition opens this Thursday night! #NEABigRead

Gallery install day at ArtReach. The team is ready!! #paralleluniverses #NEABigRead #batman #shoopsculpturaldesign

Today is the last day to see “Telling Women’s Stories.” Stop in and see it until 6 tonight!
04/01/2019

Today is the last day to see “Telling Women’s Stories.” Stop in and see it until 6 tonight!

Celebrating women's stories in the RF Public Library Gallery
03/20/2019
Celebrating women's stories in the RF Public Library Gallery

Celebrating women's stories in the RF Public Library Gallery

March is Women's History Month and this month the River Falls Public Library Gallery is celebrating women's stories, art and creativity with a community exhibition. Telling Women's Stories opened on Tuesday, March 12, with wildly positive response from viewers and participating artists.

RFHS senior Sarah Langlois has been chosen as a finalist for her design for the $10,000 Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarsh...
03/13/2019
Vote for 's $10,000 Scholarship Entry

RFHS senior Sarah Langlois has been chosen as a finalist for her design for the $10,000 Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest! Please vote for her HAND DRAWN cabin in the woods at the link!

Vote for the design submitted for the $10,000 Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest.

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day all month in the #RFPLGallery. Open until 5 tonight- stop and see our ne...
03/08/2019

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day all month in the #RFPLGallery. Open until 5 tonight- stop and see our newest community exhibition.

TELLING WOMEN'S STORIES​​March 8 - April 2A community art show featuring work by, about, and celebrating women’s s...
02/15/2019

TELLING WOMEN'S STORIES​​
March 8 - April 2
A community art show featuring work by, about, and celebrating women’s stories for Women’s History Month in 2019. All original work that you, the artist, believes fits this theme is a welcome addition. All people (ages 15+) welcome to participate. Participants may enter up to 3 pieces in any medium. This is a non-juried show.

Art drop-off between Thursday, February 28 and Tuesday, March 5 (10 am-4 pm, or by appointment). Registration closes Sunday, March 3.

Work may be sold per library policy. (Please include price in item description.) Please ensure that work is ready to display at drop-off.

Call or email Cole Zrostlik, Event & Gallery Coordinator at the River Falls Public Library at 715-426-3496 or [email protected] with questions.

Registration is online at https://goo.gl/forms/u1pvlGug7z0b3Dbz2 or request a paper version at the library.

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo
02/15/2019

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo

Extra-special thanks to Robyn Lingen for braving the bad roads and severe weather today to talk to visitors about her ex...
02/10/2019

Extra-special thanks to Robyn Lingen for braving the bad roads and severe weather today to talk to visitors about her experiences working with the creators of the Saint John’s Bible.

The exhibition closes Tuesday!

River Falls is land of 1,000 opportunities!
01/29/2019

River Falls is land of 1,000 opportunities!

WANTED! VOLUNTEERS TO KEEP THE ARTS ALIVE IN RIVER FALLS! Please consider joining in to help us put on events like Music in the Park, Art on the Kinni, Barn Dances, Spring Arts GALA, and to be a part of the crew at Art's House Gallery. We would especially like to hear from those who would be interested in becoming a member of our board of directors.
Contact Steve Preisler at 608-698-6508/ [email protected]. Find out more about CAB at riverfallscab.org.

Volunteer opportunity in River Falls!
01/23/2019

Volunteer opportunity in River Falls!

WANTED! VOLUNTEERS TO KEEP THE ARTS ALIVE IN RIVER FALLS! Please consider joining in to help us put on events like Music in the Park, Art on the Kinni, Barn Dances, Spring Arts GALA, and to be a part of the crew at Art's House Gallery. We would especially like to hear from those who would be interested in becoming a member of our board of directors.
Contact Steve Preisler at 608-698-6508/ [email protected]. Find out more about CAB at riverfallscab.org.

01/11/2019

The gallery will be open this Saturday (1/12) and Sunday (1/13) during regular library hours.

We agree!
01/09/2019
ArtsMinded column: The Saint John's Bible exhibit is a 'must...

We agree!

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THE ART OF THE SAINT JOHN'S BIBLEIn the River Falls Public Library Gallery Jan 10-Feb 12, 2019 | Monday 1-8 pm; Tues-Fri...
01/07/2019

THE ART OF THE SAINT JOHN'S BIBLE
In the River Falls Public Library Gallery
Jan 10-Feb 12, 2019 | Monday 1-8 pm; Tues-Fri 1-5 pm
Additional weekday and Saturday/Sunday hours vary based on staff and volunteer availability.

On loan from Saint John’s Abbey and University in Collegeville, Minnesota.

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo
01/07/2019

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo

Winter paintings by local artist Amy Larson and pop-ups in the gallery through December 21!
12/06/2018

Winter paintings by local artist Amy Larson and pop-ups in the gallery through December 21!

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo
12/06/2018

River Falls Public Library Gallery's cover photo

Happy #GivingTuesday!
11/27/2018
River Falls Public Library

Happy #GivingTuesday!

Happy #GivingTuesday! Give to the River Falls Library Foundation online today-- the first 50 people to donate $20 or more receive a free travel stadium blanket!

Thank you to the River Falls community for your support!
11/21/2018

Thank you to the River Falls community for your support!

#GivingTuesday is coming up (online) in less than one week! Please consider making a contribution to the River Falls Library Foundation-- your donation makes a big difference! More info at https://givingtuesday.mightycause.com/story/Ytsndg.

Our newest exhibit explores the fifty-year history of student radio in River Falls. Check out WRFW FIVE-0: 50 YEARS OF R...
11/06/2018

Our newest exhibit explores the fifty-year history of student radio in River Falls. Check out WRFW FIVE-0: 50 YEARS OF RADIO AT UWRF (and see TWO real Emmy awards on loan from UW-River Falls alums) in the gallery through November 21.

11/05/2018
WRFW-FM 88.7

Listen to WRFW-FM streaming live online and check out WRFW FIVE-0: 50 YEARS OF RADIO AT UWRF in the River Falls Public Library Gallery through November 21.

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Join us this Saturday, November 3, from 10AM-noon for the opening of our newest exhibition— we’re celebrating WRFW-F...
11/02/2018

Join us this Saturday, November 3, from 10AM-noon for the opening of our newest exhibition— we’re celebrating WRFW-FM at 50! #WRFW50

Both kids and adults are using their imaginations during this hands-on installation in the gallery! Stop in before Octob...
09/28/2018

Both kids and adults are using their imaginations during this hands-on installation in the gallery! Stop in before October 13!

Our awesome volunteers Christen and Haley helping out in the gallery-- "The Children's Museum" is open through October 13!

Opening soon!
09/24/2018

Opening soon!

Our newest exhibit opens Tuesday!
09/21/2018

Our newest exhibit opens Tuesday!

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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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(715) 426-3496

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