Carrboro Branch Art Gallery
The Carrboro Branch Library Arts Program is an artist-operated program supported by the Friends of the Carrboro Branch Library and the Orange County Arts Commission. The Arts Program has transformed the Carrboro Branch Library into a genuine art gallery that has displayed the work of over 1,650 local artists over the past 17 years. The Arts Program curates 4 gallery shows a year, each focusing on a unique theme.
Carrboro Branch Library
Located in McDougle Middle School View Map
900 Old Fayetteville Rd; Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Phone (919) 969-3006
BRAZIL - SERVING THE NATION IN WARTIME
October 30, 2014 - January 18, 2015
Through "Brazil-Serving the Nation in Wartime," Hollie Taylor explores a local family's experience during World War II. Instead of direct service in the military the artist's father, a young NC State Agriculture graduate, served the nation by working in Brazil's rubber forests.
This remarkable chronicle of art and information examines the responsibilities, challenges and expectations of this young man and his family as they dealt with his sojourn in service and explores the ways in which we serve community and nation.
The exhibition is made possible by a grant from the Friends of the Carrboro Branch Library and the Orange County Arts Commission.
Staff will host a meet-and-greet with the artist at the OCPL Carrboro Branch on Sunday, December 7, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.