Category Archives: Events

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: http://www.ArtsAndCraftsPNW.eventbrite.com 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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Behind the Archives Door Series: The Arts & Crafts Press: A personal insight by artist Yoshiko Yamamoto, March 5, 2020, 4-5pm, Archives Seminar Room, Collins Library

The Behind the Archives Door Series is pleased to support Women’s History Month: Located in Tacoma, Washington, the Arts & Press produces outstanding letterpress, multi-color and linoleum block prints in a modern interpretation of the Arts & Crafts aesthetic. Yoshiko … 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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Music in the Library: HARPISTS, Friday, December 6, 3:00-3:15pm, West Reading Room, Collins Library

HARPISTS Friday, December 6, 2019 3:00-3:15pm West Reading Room Performances by: Augusta Grassl and Sienna Murphy For more information contact: libref@pugetsound.edu

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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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