Exploring Art at the Library

If you’re stopping by YOUmedia to hang out or simply returning books at the downtown Chicago Public Library, why not take a moment longer to relax and reflect? Put on some jazzy tunes to set the mood and explore all the wonderful artwork that hangs on the walls of Harold Washington Library.

Witness the Events in the Life of Harold Washington on the first floor, a beautiful mosaic created by African-American artist Jacob Lawrence, known for portraying the history and struggles of African-American life.


Art Soothes the Soul

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Watch/Listen/Look/Read. Find inspiration for your own art or enhance your life through the expression of others.

The Louvre, the seat of great French regents for centuries, is today one of the largest and most visited museums in the world.

Credit-free viewing from Kanopy. The country's boldest and most exciting dance company, brings its distinctive style home to you - dazzling, brash and dynamic, yet graceful and poetic.

Credit-free viewing from Kanopy. Explores the homes designed and lived in by notable American artists, revealing the inventiveness derived from the dialogue between each artist's practice and the construction of their handmade homes.

An exhilarating account of the creative process and a rousing, uniquely accessible rendition of Verdi's glorious opera.

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