San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

Art Shows Category

All about ART Shows at the San Carlos Branch Library

Each month, the San Carlos Friends of the Library sponsors artists who show their works in the San Carlos Branch Library's Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery which may be entered through the double doors in the Children's area or the doors just inside the left side entrance to the library. The art takes many forms and is not limited to watercolor, oils or photography.  Admission is FREE to all Art shows and Receptions. Most of the artists have an artist's reception on... Continue Reading >

ART Shows & Reception SCHEDULE

  December 5-February 2, 2017: The SewMates are back. Nineteen quilters will be displaying an assortment of patterned art quilts.  Come and see their amazing  creations.  Meet the quilters on Thursday, January 12, 2-3 p.m.   February 2-March 2: ".... and now for something Completely Different"   Artists Hazel Ross (Waters), Mary Harrison, and Floyd (Skip) Miller will be bringing us experimental works of art... using unusual materials or regular materials in an unusual way. It should be very interesting.  Hazel will demonstrate some of... Continue Reading >


October 10-November 2, your eyes will be delighted with the many styles of watercolor and mixed media paintings by Mary Conly, which on display in the Winer Family Community Center & Art Gallery.  Conly started drawing on the back of Cheerios boxes when she was four.  By the age of seven, she could draw a perfect Bugs Bunny.  Her artistic parents encouraged her, but Mary did not think of herself as an artist; instead, she studied French and Italian literature.... Continue Reading >

NOVEMBER 8-30: The Foothills Art Association present “The Old Masters”

 November 8-30: We have such a treat for you!  The Old Masters come to the San Carlos Branch Library!  There will be Van Goghs, Monets, Rembrandts, and maybe even a Botticelli as well as other world-renowned artists on display at the San Carlos Library in November. We might even see the Mona Lisa and the Girl with the Pearl Earring ! Well, nearly… as members of the Foothills Art Association show their faithful watercolor or oil copies of some of the... Continue Reading >


We are please to once again show the beautiful photography of our neighbor, Roger Scott.  In December, celebrate Balboa Park with Roger Scott’s photographs featuring unique events.  The images capture the beauty of our renowned park, and the diversity of the people who enjoy it.  From gorgeous architecture, lovely gardens, and sparkling fountains to expressive faces, the photos celebrate some of the best features of America’s Finest City.  Roger's Artist Reception for the public will be held in the Branch's... Continue Reading >