Hacking the Library
| August 2023
This exhibit will present artwork that highlights the intersecting values
that shape our libraries through an artistic lens, reflecting on challenges
and definitions of libraries past and as we move into the future.
Instruments and Calendars: A Collection of Bob Smakula
The exhibit will feature a selection of the calendars, the custom printer blocks, and the actual instruments featured on the calendars.
Banned Books: A History of Censorship
Dec 2023 - Jul 2024
The exhibit explores the pervasive practice of literary censorship, emphasizing
its attempts to silence voices, perspectives, and records of historic
events. Blumish's showcase delves into the evolution of censorship, from
early suppression efforts to contemporary challenges, urging viewers
to contemplate the delicate balance between societal values and the fundamental
principles of free speech.
Rectifying New Digital Record
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Healthcare is Human
Health Science Library |
Aug 2023 - May 2024
Base Camp Printing
Evansdale Library | Fall 2023
The show includes prints from Base Camp’s 7 years of business. All work
is made with hand-set type and carved linoleum, then, handprinted on
old-fashioned printing presses.
WVU Press Exhibition Space
Murals by WVU Art Movement Students
Contemporary Literary Appalachia: Reimagining Classic Appalachian Book CoversDowntown Campus Library | ongoing
College of Creative Arts Professor of Graphic Design Joseph Galbreath's advanced design students worked with the West Virginia & Regional History Center Appalachian and Rare Book Collections to reimagine classic Appalachian book covers.
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Paintings by Max Hayslette
Photography by Betty RivardDowntown Campus Library
An exhibit of West Virginia Landscape Photographs.
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Photography by Allan Jones
The Need for Interprofessional Education is Chronic: An asynchronous
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Laptop Art Exhibit
WVU Downtown Library | 2023
Insect Origami: Creative Arts Meet Biological and Physical Sciences
Curated by 2023 Art in the Libraries Faculty Exhibit Awardee Long-Lak Park, Professor of Entomology, Davis College, this upcoming exhibit displays over 20 origami models and demonstrate the art of insect origami through hands-on activities.
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Born of Rebellion: WV statehood traveling exhibit
Downtown Library | Nov 2023
As the nation looks ahead to its 250th birthday in 2026, a traveling exhibit
state’s origins is already making the rounds.
Born of Rebellion: West Virginia Statehood and the Civil War is
the new flagship history exhibit from the West Virginia Humanities Council.
Seeing Through Lines, an exhibition of drawings by Boyd Carr
This exhibition includes a curated selection of line drawings by the artist, poet and philosopher Boyd Carr, notably known for his iconic line drawing of a sardonic hillbilly named O Hector Lee in The West Virginia Hillybilly, a weekly paper published in Richwood, West Virginia, throughout the 1970s and 80s. There will be a selection of his other creative work on view as well.
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After the Plague Years: A Public History Students Exhibit
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Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!
Health Science Library |
Graphic medicine shows the creator’s experiences of illness and health
through a medium that is approachable and relatable. Artists and
authors have drawn and written about cancer, HIV/AIDS, Alzheimer’s
Disease, sexual assault, and more.