Exhibits & Displays

Current Displays

December Exhibit: “Metaphysical Expressionism” by Joe Rotella

Mr. Rotella’s recent work deals with color, movement, texture and composition with no representational subject. He lets the paint “sit with nature” and works with it to create his pieces.

Click here to view our Online Exhibits


Display Cases

The Library offers two display cases.

Museum Case (in Front Reading Room)

Dimensions: 32″ tall x 80″ wide x 22″ deep

Shelf Heights- Upper: 15″  |  Lower: 17″
(these may not be adjusted)

This case does not lock.
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Museum Case


Tall Case (in Vestibule)

Dimensions: 58″ high x 39″ wide x 14″ deep

Shelf Heights- Upper: 19″  |  Middle: 21″  |  Lower: 16″
(these may be adjusted by a staff member)

This case does lock. (Click to enlarge)

Tall Case






Interested in Displaying?

Speak with a Reference Librarian in person or by telephone at 631-473-0022 to reserve space for a one month exhibition period.

Be sure to fill out the required forms below and submit the completed forms to a Reference Librarian by email (adref@portjefflibrary.org), mail or in person.

Exhibitions & Displays Information Forms (PDF)

Exhibition Space

The Port Jefferson Free Library has approximately 302 square feet of Exhibition space divided into two walls in the Meeting Room on the Lower Level. Additionally, the Exhibition panels of one wall open up in the style of a triptych to reveal an additional 292 square feet of Exhibition space.

Each wall is 24 feet long by 7 feet high and contains 8 panels on each side.

The main wall consists of individual panels that measure 33 inches across. The opposite wall consists of double panels that measure 69 inches across.

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Please note that when closed, the clearance in between closed panels is approximately 2 inches. These panels will remain open ONLY during an Artist Reception and will remain closed during Library events and programs.

We also offer Virtual Exhibits.

What is a Virtual Exhibit?

A slideshow of images of your work. This can include titles, descriptions, locations and a biography of the artist.

Visit portjefflibrary.org/onlineexhibits for current and upcoming exhibits.