News & Events - Art Displays and Exhibits

Wesleyan Potters Exhibit
November 2 – November 30, 2015

Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown. Members of the non-profit cooperative guild, located in Middletown and founded in 1948 to promote the learning and development of skills in crafts, will show pottery, weaving, jewelry and baskets in the lobby case in preparation for their annual Holiday Exhibit and Sale.

Pulling for Victory: Posters of the First World War
November 5 - December 24, 2015

An exhibition of original posters from Russell Library’s collection will be on view throughout the library. The posters feature images that persuaded, informed, and inspired Americans from all walks of life to support the war by buying war bonds, growing and conserving food, and supporting relief agencies.  These vibrant and stunning posters are a visual history of patriotism and service during World War I.

The exhibit is made possible by The Friends of the Russell Library.

Holiday Candles Exhibit
December 1 - December 30 2015

Vintage wax candles portraying various snowmen, Santas and other winter and holiday motifs will be exhibited in the lobby display case.