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)


Featured Exhibits:

Art Exhibit: "Craftmanship at Its Finest: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Modern Day Tacoma"

Previous Exhibits:

All Stitched Up - An international juried book arts exhibition, September 3rd – December 11th, 2019
Diana Weymar: Pages from Interwoven Stories, September 14, 2019, Collins Library, Gallery Room
Puget Sound Book Artists (PSBA) Ninth Annual Members' Exhibition (June 3 – July 31, 2019)
Sarah Bodman:  Read to Me:  A psychometric collaboration with objects (March 12 – May 20, 2019)
Transforming Knowledge: Altered Encyclopedias (February 1 – May 20, 2019)
Memory Lame:  An Unforgettable Installation by Jessica Spring and Scott Gruber (October 22 – January 25)
A Garden of Earthly Delights – Artists’ Books & Sketches by Mark Hoppmann (August 9 – October 14, 2018)
Puget Sound Book Artists (PSBA) Eighth Annual Members' Exhibition 2018 (June 4 – July 27, 2018)
“Louder Than Words: A Portrait of the Black Panther Movement”  (February 1 – May 15, 2018)
Mare Made Exhibit (August 21, 2017 – January 19, 2018)
Puget Sound Book Artists (PSBA) Seventh Annual Members' Exhibition 2017 (Summer 2017)
Chandler O'Leary: Farm to Table

99 Elephants a Day
Salish Bounty: Traditional Native American Foods of Puget Sound (Fall 2016)
Limitless Possibilities
(Ceramics art being created here by Puget Sound students.)
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)
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
Women from the Archives & Special Collections (Watch Video) (Spring 2015)

You can also view the Artwork in the Library.