Art Gallery



The Way Back

February 1 – February 21, 2018

Reception: February 1, 5:30-7:30 pm

The Way Back celebrates five artists exploring black heritage through socio-political, cultural and historical themes. In honor of Black History Month, Kai Hassell will be performing in the gallery for the opening reception. Kai is a native to Yonkers and is a songwriter and musician.
Featured artists:
Shanequa Benite
Jay Jones
Lisa Miller
Madge Scott
Patricia Stuart





The library is pleased to be a part of First Thursday Gallery Hop in Yonkers.
To view a map of participating locations, click here.


The Riverfront Art Gallery is located on the 4th floor of the Riverfront Library, the main branch of the Yonkers Public Library. It opened in 2009.  

The Riverfront Yonkers Public Library in downtown Yonkers has long been the cultural center for the arts in Yonkers. The gallery exhibits contemporary, nationally and internationally acclaimed artwork. The mission of the gallery is to present a diverse and balanced schedule of exhibits of high caliber, progressive artwork and related programs not frequently seen in Yonkers and surrounding communities. The exhibit schedule is managed by a committee that is appointed by the library director.  Haifa Bint-Kadi is the curator for the gallery and head of this committee. 

Applications for exhibits may be sent in digital form to:

Application packages may be addressed to: 
Gallery Committee, Riverfront Library, One Larkin Center, Yonkers NY 10701.

Applications should include:
• Artist’s statement on the work to be presented
• Artist’s C.V.
• Up to three references from other galleries and/or peer artists.


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pertaining to past and future exhibitions.