Category Archives: Exhibits

Celebrating Black History Month, Open House, February 26th, 3-5pm, Archives & Special Collections

In honor of Black History Month, this exhibit highlights artists’ books that focus on the African American experience. Artists’ books combine powerful narratives with visual insights, which engage the viewer and reader in new ways of seeing. All of the … Continue reading

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Craftsmanship at Its Finest: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Modern Day Tacoma, February 5 – May 17, 2020, Collins Library

Curated by Puget Sound student Chloe Brew, this exhibit explores the history and ideals of the Arts and Crafts movement, which originated in Great Britain with designer and artist William Morris. This exhibit connects current artistic practice in Tacoma with … Continue reading

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Events/Exhibits in Collins Library – Spring 2020

JANUARY January 20 – May 29, 2020:  The Magician and Two-Dimensional Ed. Collins Library, Side Gallery. The Magician (2013) is an epic graphic novel, a bookmaking tour de force, a mesmerizing art object, and the completion of over a decade-long … Continue reading

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Archives Month Pop-Up Exhibits, Monday, Oct. 14th & Monday, Oct. 28th, 12:00-2:00pm, Vendor tables in the Wheelock Student Center

Remaining dates: Monday, Oct. 14th & Monday, Oct. 28th October is American Archives Month and to celebrate, the Archives & Special Collections is holding a series of pop-up exhibits in the Wheelock Student Center. Drop by our table every Monday … Continue reading

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Science Stories: A collaborative exhibit showcasing Book Artists and Scientists. Coming to the University of Puget Sound winter and spring 2021.

This exhibit is a collaboration between the Slater Museum of Natural History,  the Collins Memorial Library, with support from the Puget Sound Book Artists organization and Art/Sci Salons sponsored by the University of Puget Sound.  This exhibition that will pair … Continue reading

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Events/Exhibits in Collins Library – Fall 2019

AUGUST Aug. 1 – September 14: Diana Weymar: Pages from Interwoven Stories, Collins Library, Gallery Room. We are pleased to exhibit a selection of pages from artist Diana Weymar’s Interwoven Stories project. Interwoven Stories is a community stitching project that … Continue reading

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Diana Weymar: Pages from Interwoven Stories, Aug. 1-Sept. 14, 2019, Collins Library, Gallery Room

We are pleased to exhibit a selection of pages from artist Diana Weymar’s Interwoven Stories project.  Interwoven Stories is a community stitching project that was started by Weymar, a Canadian artist,  supported by the Princeton Arts Council in New Jersey.  … Continue reading

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Events/Exhibits in Collins Library – Summer 2019

JUNE June 3 – July 31: Puget Sound Book Artists’ Exhibit, featuring Artists with Unique and Original Books. June 13: Puget Sound Book Artists’ Exhibit Reception and Awards, Featuring Artists with Unique and Original Books, 5:00-6:30pm, Collins Library exhibit area. … Continue reading

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Events/Exhibits in Collins Library – Spring 2019

FEBRUARY Exhibit: February 1 – May 20, Transforming Knowledge: Altered Encyclopedias, Collins Library exhibit space. This exhibit features altered encyclopedias made by local artists. This exhibit provides the opportunity to reflect upon our relationship with the printed word and the … Continue reading

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Celebrate Latinx Heritage with Latinx Unidos!

¡Ya Basta! A Look Into the East LA Walkouts 50 Years Later commemorates the 50th anniversary of a series of protests organized by Chicano students in 1968 against unequal conditions in Los Angeles schools. The display was created by the … Continue reading

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