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Visual Arts Events and Exhibits

Meeting Room Gallery

Featured Artist –  Barbara Bailey Hutchison


Hutchison, a Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter, has transitioned from being a full-time touring musician to becoming a full-time visual artist.  See her exhibit titled “The Nicaragua Project” with acrylic and watercolor paintings in the gallery hall throughout October. 

“The Nicaragua Project”


Local artists in all media are invited to exhibit their work in the Meeting Room Gallery. These exhibits change monthly. For information about exhibiting works, artists should call (615)595-1250.

Enjoy examples from all our artists on the Library Pinterest Page under art@WCPLtn.

Grid Row Exhibit

Arts Council of Williamson County logo Grid Row:  September and October

Sketch Bourque

Originally from Louisiana, he has lived in Tennessee for over ten years. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Minor in English from The University of Louisiana at Lafayette.  The work is composed of colored pencil drawings, graphite drawings, acrylic paintings, and some photographs.  Subject matter ranges from portraits to narrative and surrealism.  

 Bourque Art  

Artist Statement:  "Most art in any medium these days is almost desperate to shock or provoke, that's the easy way out.  I want to do it the hard way, where the quality, subject matter, and presentation is what draws the viewer in.  I would like to instill in the viewer a sense of intrigue and even awe, not one of disturbance." 

Literary Events

Writers' Critique Group

The Writers' Critique Group is held at the Main Library on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.  to provide adult authors with serious, courteous critique of their work.   These meetings are not held in the Meeting Room.  Ask at the Circulation Desk for location.