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Art Moment at Collins Library – June 25, 11:00-1:00pm, Celebrating the Kelmscott Press and our new Book Arts/Printing Press Studio!

At the end of the month, Collins Library will be joining other libraries and museums around the world to celebrate William Morris’s Kelmscott Press and the 125th anniversary of the Kelmscott edition of The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer.  Four years in the making, with … Continue reading

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AUGUST-JANUARY Puget Sound Book Artists Annual Exhibition:  We are delighted to welcome back PSBA for another members’ exhibition. Browse the links below to get an idea of past shows and visit the PSBA web site for information on how you … Continue reading

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The Black Kids – a virtual conversation & reading with author Christina Hammonds Reed, Feb. 22, 6pm

Collins Library is looking forward to this event! We hope you are as well! Reed holds an MFA from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, and initiates timely conversations surrounding race, gender, class, violence, mental health, and … Continue reading

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Collins Library is hosting a Virtual Research Marathon!

Peer research advisors and a librarian will be available to help you at any stage in the research process, no appointment needed! When: Wednesday, December 2, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm PSTWhere: Zoom, via link below Join Zoom Meeting Meeting … 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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The Arts and Crafts Movement in the Pacific Northwest, May 3, 3-4:30pm, Archives & Special Collections, Collins Library

Sunday May 3, 2020 3–4:30 p.m. Archives & Special Collections, 2nd Floor Collins Library University of Puget Sound Light refreshments and a small number of books will be on sale. RSVP: The ideals of the Arts and Crafts movement–a … Continue reading

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CANCELLED: Erin Zona, Women’s Studio Workshop will be showing books, April 27, 2-3:30pm, Archives Seminar Room, Collins Library.

Collins Library is pleased to welcome Erin Zona, Artistic Director at Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, New York. Erin received her M.F.A. from The Rhode Island School of Design in 2009 and a BFA from The Kansas City Art Institute … Continue reading

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Logger Day Challenge Event in the Makerspace, March 10, 4–5pm

Be a Maker! The perfect way to end the Logger Day Challenge – pop into the Makerspace and learn about the new equipment and resources. Make a button to show Logger Pride, see our laser cutter in action, make a … 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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CANCELLED (To be Rescheduled): Stitching a Living – The WPA Sewing Rooms: Local artist and historian Nancy Brones will share her journey of research and discovery associated with the creation of her book, March 12, 2020, 4-5pm, Archives Seminar Room, Collins Library

The Behind the Archives Door Series is pleased to support Women’s History Month: During the Great Depression of the 1930s, sewing rooms, established by President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal in the Works Progress Administration Women’s and Professional Projects Division became … Continue reading

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