USA Libraries Art Galleries

About Us

The Marx Library is home to the Mary Elizabeth and Charles Bernard Rodning Gallery of Art, Gallery Hall, Gallery 181 and other smaller spaces within the building. The bright open areas in the library provide ample wall space and display cases to exhibit wall art, jewelry, crafts, small works of art, sculpture and other artistic mediums. The galleries are free and open to the public and follow the same hours as the Marx Library. 

Contact Us

Paula Webb
Outreach and Communications Librarian
Phone: 251-461-1993


Current Exhibits

Common Read art image

Wrongfully Convicted
Artwork on display from Nov 1 to Dec 19th.

“Cloud Swirl” artwork

The 2018 Helen Keller Art Show
Artwork on display from Nov 1 to Dec 19th.

Our Beloved Women: Matriarch of the Poarch Creek

Our Beloved Women: Matriarchs of the Poarch Creek
Artwork on display from October to December 2018

Past Exhibits

Mind's Eye

Mind's Eye
Artwork by Vanessa Quintana on display from Aug 1-Oct 31, 2018.

Royal Street

Wade Hall Postcards: Historical Scenes of Alabama
Artwork by Dr. Wade Hall on display from May 1 to June 28, 2018

Valentine's Day

The Nature of Things II
Artwork by Lynda Tourant on display from December 4, 2017 to February 28, 2018.


Rainbow Aflecca

Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama
This is an annual show for Alabama students who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf/blind on display from November 16, 2017 to January 31, 2018.

Mountain and lake view

Travel the World
Artwork by Ron and Dawn Everts on display last November.


The Connie Hudson Mobile Regional Senior Community Center Art Exhibit
Artwork on display from August 1 to September 29, 2017.


Flower on water

Beauty in USA's Back Yard
Artwork by Ron and Dawn Everts on display from August 2 to September 29, 2017.

Still Water

In Stillness
Artwork by Kathrena Rivera on display in April 2017.


The Serpents of Bienville
Artwork by Sean and Amanda Hermanon display in April 2017.