Art in the Libraries

Current Exhibits

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A Marked, Unmarked, Remembered

Downtown Campus Library

From Wounded Knee to the Edmund Pettus Bridge, and from the Upper Big Branch mine disaster to the Trail of Tears, Marked, Unmarked, Remembered (West Virginia University Press, 2017) presents photographs of significant sites from US history, posing unsettling questions about the contested memory of traumatic episodes from the nation’s past.

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Bodies of Truth

Health Sciences Library

Wheeling based artist Lacie Wallace shares self-portraits and other artwork she has painted throughout her experience in and out of hospitals as a patient with cancer as she has become "more aware of my new body, my cancer body."

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Unseen, Unknown

Downtown Campus Library

"Unseen, Unknown: An Augmented Reality Exhibit Exploring WV Sights & Stories" is a new exhibit created by students and faculty in the West Virginia University Reed College of Media and WVU Libraries that will highlight the success of unknown West Virginians through augmented reality.

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Face of Homelessness

Evansdale Library

Face of Homelessness is a project by WVU College of Creative Arts Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Kofi Opoku, to serve as a voice for people who are currently homeless or have recently been housed in Morgantown.

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The Divide

Downtown Campus Library

Raymond Thompson's photo series documenting Appalachian prison visits is on display in the second floor Atrium at the Downtown Campus Library.

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CESTA Exhibit

Evansdale Library

"Object D4h," a rotating, 6' x 3' x 6' metal and plastic sculpture, explores symmetry, and was designed to be an abstracted representation of a molecule synthesized by Professor Hoover's research group.

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Looking at Appalachia

Downtown Library, 1st Floor

Looking at Appalachia is a juried collection of photographs from amateur and professional photographers representing every state in the Appalachian Region. Directed by Roger May.

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Life: Magnified

Health Sciences Library

An installation of thirteen back-lit images showing cells and other scenes of life magnified by as much as 50,000 times from the National Institutes of Health.

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Photography by Allan Jones

Health Sciences Library

An exhibit of various medical microscopic photographs using an Olympus polarizing microscope at a 10X objective.

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Paintings by Max Hayslette

Downtown Library, Room 1020

An installation of two-dimensional abstract paintings that are divided into foreground, middleground and background planes.

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Photography by Betty Rivard

Wise Library

An exhibit of West Virginia Landscape Photographs.

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