Art in the Libraries

Current Exhibits

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WVU Press Exhibition Space Debut

Downtown Campus Library

The WVU Libraries has invited the WVU Press to present rotating exhibits of their newly released book covers around the 2nd floor of the Downtown Campus Library..

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Glassblowing to Community Building: Sunnyside's Changing Cultural Landscape

Downtown Campus Library

Glassblowing to Community Building is a collaborative exhibit, providing a brief overview of the Sunnyside neighborhood through photography.

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Book Arts Exhibit with Books from the WVRHC Rare Books Collection

Downtown Campus Library

This exhibit includes works by local and regional artists including books created by College of Creative Arts Professor of Graphic Design Eve Faulkes, the late Professor Emeritus, Cliff Harvey, photographer Steve Lawson, former WVU Books Arts professor and master typographer, Rich Hopkins, among others.

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When the Computer Wore a Skirt

Downtown Campus Library

The exhibit "When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA's Human Computers," explores the history and personalities behind Hidden Figures including West Virginians Katherine Johnson and Dorothy Vaughan.

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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

Evansdale 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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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, 6th floor

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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