Category Archives: Exhibits

Kenneth McGill Totem Pole Collection

In 2012 the University of Puget Sound received fourteen model totem poles from the Kenneth McGill Family Collection. Carved between 1890 and 1950 for commercial trade, these poles represent Northwest First Nations Material Culture. They were collected by Edith and … Continue reading

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Puget Sound Book Artists’ 11th Annual Exhibition, June 6 – August 5, 2022, Collins Library

PSBA Opening Reception: Saturday June 11, 2–4pmCollins Memorial LibraryThe University of Puget Sound*masks are not required but recommended The Puget Sound Book Artists are pleased to announce the 11th Annual PSBA Members’ Exhibition. The exhibition will be on view this … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Pop-Up Books: The Stanley W. Hess Collection

Collins Library is delighted to announce the gift of 150 pop-up books from retired art librarian, Stanley W. Hess. Hess currently lives in Bremerton and is the curator of the Aurora Valentinetti Puppet Museum, a division formerly of Evergreen Children’s … Continue reading

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Wildlife: The Guild of Book Workers exhibit, Collins Library, February 21 – April 21, 2022

February 21 – April 21, 2022Collins Memorial LibraryUniversity of Puget Sound (masks required) Tacoma WA. The Guild of Book Workers was founded in 1906 to “establish and maintain a feeling of kinship and mutual interest among workers in the several … Continue reading

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Artifacts of Service: A Veteran’s Day Pop-Up Exhibit, Nov. 8-12, 2021

Collins Memorial Library and the Archives & Special Collections will be presenting a pop-up exhibit in the East Reading Room during the week of Veteran’s Day, November 8th-12th. The pop-up exhibit will feature reproductions of articles, documents, scrapbooks and other … Continue reading

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Puget Sound Book Artists Returns to Collins Library

2020 was the 10th anniversary of the Puget Sound Book Artists.  This grass roots organization started with just a few members and a big dream.  It has evolved into an organization of over 100 members with a robust program of … Continue reading

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Science Stories: A unique collaboration of artists and scientists, October 15, 2021 – January 14, 2022

What happens when a book artist and scientist get together? The answer:  a lot!    Science Stories is a unique project supported by the University of Puget Sound that brings together Pacific Northwest scientists and book artists with the end … Continue reading

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Events/Exhibits Fall 2021-22

AUGUST August 9 – October 1, 2021: Puget Sound Book Artists – 10th Annual/Redux Members’ Exhibition:  We are delighted to welcome back PSBA for another members’ exhibition. Visit the PSBA web site for information on how you can join this … Continue reading

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Events/Exhibits Fall 2020-21

SEPTEMBER Fall 2020:  Rising Together:  An Exhibition of Zines, Artists’ Books and Broadsides with a Social Conscience.  Unfortunately this exhibition has been cancelled, but please visit the web link to learn more about the artists and books represented and to … Continue reading

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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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