Category Archives: Events

Coming in January a new exhibit! Scripts, Scribes, and Scribbles!

This exhibit is all about hand lettering including medieval manuscripts, hand written books, 19th century penmanship textbooks, pens and inkwells, examples of contemporary calligraphy, personal handwritten journals and letters, writing desks, a “doodle wall,” and much, much more!   Scripts, Scribes and Scribbles … Continue reading

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Changing the Conversation – Open Cases Event, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 12:00-1:30, Collins Library Room 118

Join exhibit curators Jane Carlin, MalPina Chan and Carletta Carrington Wilson, along with many of the local artists (Bonnie Thompson Norman, Amy Ryken, Paige Pettibon, Deborah Greenwood and Lucia Harrison) featured in the exhibit to have an up close and personal … Continue reading

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Changing the Conversation: Malini Gupta, Collins Library – Archives Seminar Room, Friday October 21, 1:00- 2:30

Meet artist Malini Gupta whose book, The Fortune Teller, is included in the exhibit Changing the Conversation. As the artist states, “through this work I seek to investigate the deeply entrenched gender biases that plague the Indian society. It is comprised … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Archives in the News & Changing the Conversation – Discussion Opportunities!

Archives in the News! We can’t remember a time when the National Archives has received so much attention.   It is a good time to remind everyone about the great resources available from this site https://www.archives.gov/research including research guides to declassified … Continue reading

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The Collins Memorial Library is honored to host the exhibit: Dissent and Resistance within the Military, Sept. 28-Oct. 28

The Collins Memorial Library is honored to host the following exhibit in our East Reading Room: Dissent and Resistance within the Military September 28-October 28 (from the website at: https://wagingpeaceinvietnam.com/exhibits) During America’s war in Vietnam, the antiwar movement among active-duty … Continue reading

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Changing the Conversation: Watch this inspirational video from artist Alisa Banks.

Alisa recently gave a ZOOM presentation to kick off the events associated with our amazing new exhibition in the library called Changing the Conversation.  She talks about her work, her family legacy and the CROWN Act:  which stands for Creating … Continue reading

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Constitution Day is Almost Here!

Constitution Day is September 17, 2022 and the Collins Library, along with the University of Puget Sound, supports this important day.  It is a time to reflect on the principles of our democracy.  Learn more about this effort by visiting … Continue reading

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Events/Exhibits Summer-Fall 2022

MAY May 2022:  The Wonderful World of Pop-Up Books: The Stanley W. Hess Collection, Collins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma WA. Collins Library is delighted to announce the gift of 150 pop-up books from retired art librarian, Stanley … 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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Beyond Cost: Open Educational Resources and Critically Engaged Pedagogy: A Conversation with Dr. Robin DeRosa, March 29, 4-5:30 p.m.

Tuesday March 29, 4-5:30 p.m.Zoom Link: https://tinyurl.com/openpedtalk The University of Puget Sound’s AACU Institute on Open Educational Resources team invites members of the Puget Sound Community to a presentation and conversation about open pedagogy, and its usefulness as an approach … Continue reading

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