Gallery Exhibits

The Olean Public Library Gallery has provided an exhibition venue for New York State artists since 1974, giving artists exposure and exhibiting experience and providing Greater Olean Area residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy the work of contemporary visual artists.


Miranda Turner

May 30th – July 13th

Opening Reception May 30th, 2018 

World War I Exhibit Planned

November 11, 2018 will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Earl McElfresh, Library Board Trustee, will be curating a special exhibit to commemorate this anniversary.

“A photograph of my grandfather, Charles McDermott, in his World War I army uniform inspired me to ask the library to sponsor such an exhibit,” said McElfresh.  “The United States entry into World War I marked our nation’s first major foray in international affairs, and our contribution to the outcome of the war brought American to the forefront of the nations of the world.”

If you would like to contribute to this exhibit, which will take place during November 2018, please contact Jennifer Stickles, Gallery Exhibits Coordinator, at 716-372-0200 or



Cattaraugus County Arts Council

“The Cattaraugus County Arts Council (CCAC) is an independent non-profit dedicated to promoting the creation, presentation, and appreciation of the arts, by making cultural opportunities available through our services surrounding the artistic side of life.”

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The New York State Council on the Arts has made these programs possible with public funding since 1974.

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