Collins Memorial Library

Artwork and Exhibits in the Library

Collins Library has many exhibits and artwork. Here is a list of our featured items:

*Coming Attractions (See our list of upcoming exhibits)

Exhibits

Featured Exhibits:

Limitless Possibilities: Ceramics @ Puget Sound
August 15, 2016 – September 30, 2016
A non-juried exhibit displaying the many different types and styles of ceramics art being created here at Puget Sound. This provides a place where “loggers” could showcase the results of their hard work from inside the ceramics building. Organized by Ronda Peck, Puget Sound student.

Fall 2016
(October 20, 2016 – January 2, 2017.  Opening Reception: October 20, 2016)
Salish Bounty: Traditional Native American Foods of Puget Sound: A travelling exhibit from the Burke Museum, UW, supplemented with specimens from the Slater Museum at the University of Puget Sound, and gathering baskets from a private collector)

Chandler O’Leary:  Farm to Table:  This exhibit will feature a series of illustrations, lettering, patterning and paper installations that highlight organic farming and the sustainable food movement in the South Sound region. From original sketchbooks to cut-paper pieces, the body of work illustrates the agricultural importance of our region and highlights the struggle to preserve farmland amid rapid suburban and industrial development.

 

Previous Exhibits:

Wandering the Stacks (online exhibit Fall 2016)
Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture (Winter 2016)
2013-2014 Banned or Challenged Books (Online Exhibit)
Book Power Redux (Fall 2014)
Brandywine Workshop (Fall 2014)
Celebrating Theatre (Spring 2015)
Chain Letter of Debtors (Fall 2014)
Collins Press
Dirt? Scientists, Book Artists, and Writers Reflect on Soil and Our Environment (Fall 2015)
Puget Sound Book Artists (PSBA) 4th Annual Members' Exhibition (Summer 2014)
Puget Sound Book Artists (PSBA) Fifth Annual Members' Exhibition (Summer 2015)
Puget Sound Book Artists (PSBA) Sixth Annual Members' Exhibition (Summer 2016)
Shelmidine Exhibit (Spring 2014)
Social Justice Leaders (Online Exhibit)
Sparking Imaginations (Fall 2014)
The University in University Place
(Current)
Women from the Archives & Special Collections (Watch Video) (Spring 2015)

You can also view the Artwork in the Library.