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Artist walks among photos being placed in a gallery exhibit Interior of Lakewood Heritage Center
The City of Lakewood is proud to host ongoing and rotating exhibitions that highlight the work of local and national artists, as well as informative and unique historic exhibitions. All exhibitions are free to the public.

Lakewood Cultural Center Exhibitions

470 S. Allison Pkwy | Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sun closed

North Gallery

I CONTAIN MULTITUDES: A Group Portraiture Exhibition
October 19-November 21
FREE Opening Reception: 5-7 p.m., Thursday, October 25
This group exhibition looks at portraiture from traditional to the purely conceptual. The ways in which we see and represent one another are varied and diverse and yet altogether completely familiar. Featuring artwork by Mary T. Bevlock, Thomas Evans, Matthew Harris, Jacob Haupt, Carrie MaKenna, Aaron Mulligan, James Overstreet, Jade Phillips, Martha Pinkard, David Schmuckler, Mandy Scott and Eric Stewart.


Sammy Seung-Min Lee

November 30-December 30
FREE Opening Reception: 5-7 p.m., Friday, November 30
This solo exhibition will investigate Lee’s use of paper to mold items from her personal history like a table setting or a luggage set. Lee is toying with the futile nature of preserving memories as her work focuses on spatial, narrative and sequential qualities, while incorporating diverse explorations in bookbinding, joomchi and architecture.


Corner Gallery

Corner Gallery inside Lakewood Cultural Center serves the needs of the local arts community for rentable space. Come by monthly to see what's new!

October 2018: "Landscape, Cityscape, Wildlife, Astral" by Micah Thomas
November 2018: Youth Arts of Lakewood Cultural Center
December 2018: Holiday Show


Mezzanine Gallery

CULTIVATE: Students and Teachers of Washington Heights Arts Center and Kristee Freed-Graham
September 7-November 21
FREE Opening Reception: 5-7 p.m., Friday, September 7
The magic of learning and creating within a community setting is explored in the exhibition of student and instructor work from the Washington Heights Arts Center. Students will present work ranging from weaving and ceramics to photography, drawing and painting. Freed-Graham will present her space paintings and paintings on doors.


Lakewood Civic Center Exhibitions

480 S. Allison Pkwy | Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun closed

James J. Richey Gallery

Robert Bruce Epstein

September 7-November 21
FREE Opening Reception: 5-7 p.m., Friday, September 7
Robert Bruce Epstein is a Lakewood resident and a nationally known artist. In his first solo exhibition in Lakewood, Epstein will explore the impact of water on the human experience through paintings and sculptures. Previously, his work has been exhibited in corporate, private and museum collections including the National Endowment for the Arts, The Gulf Coast Museum of Art, The Salvador Dali Museum, Raymond James, Indigo Hotels and McKibbon Hotels.


November 30-December 30
FREE Opening Reception: 5-7 p.m., Friday, November 30
Papermakers from Washington Heights Arts Center showcase their exceptional craft with the exhibition of sculptural works made from paper. The group will host papermaking demonstrations throughout the month to share in their knowledge about fine paper craft.


Art on the Commons

The Civic Center Plaza features a collection of rotating sculptural pieces. To view the current Art on the Commons, click here.

Lakewood Heritage Center Exhibitions

801 S. Yarrow St. | Hours: Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun-Mon closed

The Radius Gallery

More information coming soon


Spirit of Lakewood Gallery

Through October 27
FREE Exhibition Closing Celebration: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27
Local artifacts immerse visitors in the 20th century when people drove Model T’s, called friends using switchboards and first watched color TV.

Join us for a free Halloween-themed event, fun for children and adults! The galleries are closing temporarily but visit every month for special hallway exhibits and activities. A new Lakewood history exhibit will open in June 2019.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. 
Decorate pumpkins
Halloween movie favorites
20th century games
Guided tours at 11 a.m., 2 and 6 p.m. 
3-6 p.m. 
Historic presentations
Themed snacks
Trick-or-treat at the historic buildings 

Hallway Gallery

April-October 2018

A hands-on look at the importance of water in the development of the city of Lakewood.


Contact Information:

Arts Programming Curator
Direct: 303-987-7844 | Email:

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