KidsGalleriesStunning and accessible work by diverse artists of many nationalities are featured at the two Neilson Hays galleries. Artistic media include paintings, photography, textiles and ceramics. Many art-works are offered for sale during the exhibitions.

The Neilson Hays Library offers two distinct spaces for artists wishing to display their work: the Rotunda Gallery and the Garden Cafe Gallery.

Look for monthly notice of Artist’s Receptions on our Events Calendar. Please join these complimentary events and meet the artist.

Rotunda Gallery

RotundaGalleryRotundaGallery2This is an elegant domed room, originally the imposing entrance to the Library. The circular floor is tiled in original teak and the walls feature neo-classical decorative stucco.

Modern art creates a particularly stunning contrast within this classical setting. The Gallery Curator (email can advise exhibiting artists how to make the most of this unique space.

Garden Café Gallery

GardenCafeGalleryThe bright and airy modern Garden Café Gallery doubles as a busy cafe. With a long white exhibition wall, the gallery offers contemporary and uncomplicated space. The shady garden can be used to display durable outdoor art. The Gallery Curator can advise exhibiting artists how to use this venue most effectively.

Please contact the Gallery Curator (email for information regarding hosting arrangements.