Category Archives: Events

Botanizing Hope—Mentors, methods and materials, Presentation by Seattle Artist Lou Cabeen, March 26th, 4:00–5:00pm, Archives Seminar Room, 2nd Floor Collins Library

In this informal, illustrated artist lecture Lou Cabeen will share the sources of inspiration that led to her current body of work which includes stitched artist books, letterpress printing and embroidery. The works in this lecture include the first fruits … Continue reading

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REGINA GLENN, Discover How Archival Treasures Can Connect and Teach! Feb. 20, 4-5pm, Archives Seminar Room, Collins Library

Behind the Archives Door series: Join the Archives & Special Collections as we welcome noted alumni leader Regina Glenn ‘70 to campus. While on campus in the late 1960s, Glenn was an active member of the Black Student Union, VP … Continue reading

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Exhibit: February 1 – May 12, 2019, Transforming Knowledge: Altered Encyclopedias, Collins Library exhibit space.

This exhibit features altered encyclopedias made by local artists. We are grateful to the participating artists who have transformed the discarded volumes into new and vibrant works of art that reflect new ideas. The exhibit also features photographs from local … 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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Exhibit: March 12 – May 12, 2019, Sarah Bodman: Read to Me: A psychometric collaboration with objects

An experiment by the artist British artist Sarah Bodman in collaboration with a psychometric reader, to transmit the emotional content of selected narratives through a series of physical objects. The artist selected 10 objects to read stories to. They were then … Continue reading

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Memory Lame: An Unforgettable Installation by Jessica Spring and Scott Gruber, Opening Reception Dec. 5, 6:00pm, Collins Library

Memory Lame, Exhibit open October 22–January 25, Collins Library. A multi-faceted installation by Jessica Spring and Scott Gruber, “Memory Lame” focuses on retention and loss of memory, and our collective knowledge. As humans we employ many memory aids—from digital apps … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Behind the Archives Door: Exploring Artifacts from the 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests, September 20, 2018, 3:00–4:00pm, Archives Seminar Room, Collins Library

Tomorrow, September 20th, is our first “Behind the Archives Door” event of the year! Join us to explore the Egge Collection on China, which contains materials dating from 1987 through 1990, collected by Claire ’57 and Don Egge ’55, two … Continue reading

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Fall 2018 Zine Series, Tuesday evenings from 5:00-6:00pm, Archives & Special Collections and the Makerspace

Join Collins Library for an informal series of reading hours and drop-in making sessions on Tuesday evenings 5:00-6:00pm in the Archives & Special Collections and the Makerspace! 9/25      Race & Identity Reading Hour @ A&SC Get to know the … Continue reading

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Letters From Mississippi, Thursday, October 18, 5:00–6:00pm, Archives Seminar Room, 2nd Floor, Collins Library

Behind the Archives Door event: Dennis Flannigan, former Washington state legislator and pioneering Tacoma community leader, will be visiting the Archives & Special Collections to discuss his time at Puget Sound and his experience as a civil rights worker in … Continue reading

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Veritas Editions presents Puget Sound Book Artists the story of our journey, Sunday, November 18, 2:30–4:30pm, Archives & Special Collections Seminar Room

Veritas Editions Introduction Veritas Editions is honored to present the Puget Sound Book Artists the story of our journey in Fine Press Artist Book Editions. Veritas Editions is dedicated to the beauty in truth, and the truth in beauty. Formed … Continue reading

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