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Art in the Libraries

Online Exhibitions

Along with the exhibitions on display in the campus libraries, Art in the Libraries presents a series of online exhibits both in conjunction with the displays and as stand-alone inspired projects with our campus and community.

REMIX
A juried exhibit of digital and print collages using the West Virginia & Regional History Center OnView digital archives.

Health Sciences Professionals Create!
An exhibit of ten WVU Health Sciences Professionals' art and craftwork.

Lee Greer Brewster
An exhibit honoring the legacy of West Virginia LGBTQ+ activist Lee Greer Brewster.

Library Staff/Faculty Favorite Art
Several WVU Libraries faculty and staff share images and write about art that is important to them.

Mary Lou Retton
WVU sophomore finance major and WVU Libraries' student worker Jake Runner created this online exhibit around famous West Virginia gymnast Mary Lou Retton.

West Virginia Suffragists
A visual and textual overview highlighting some notable West Virginia suffragists.

Women of Appalachia Art Project
A curated exhibit of ten regional visual artists who are women.

And more to come!

Art in the Libraries Virtual Program Series

April 24, 2020: Exhibits Coordinator Sally Brown Deskins on art, libraries and community during pandemic isolation

Download the slideshow (.pdf) with embedded links.

May 15, 2020: Service Assistant Professor for Women's Resource Center Charlotte Hoelke on "Queering Archives: Lee Greer Brewster in WVU Libraries"

Download the slideshow (.pdf).

Upcoming Events

  • May 15, 2020: Service Assistant Professor for Women's Resource Center Charlotte Hoelke on "Queering Archives: Lee Greer Brewster in WVU Libraries"
  • June 5, 2020: Pathology Assistant Beth Ann McCormick on Crafting
  • June 26, 2020: Artist/Poet Kari Gunter-Seymour on Women of Appalachia Art Project
  • July TBD 2020: Round Robin Crafting Discussion
  • August 2020: Exhibits Coordinator Sally Brown Deskins hosts virtual Undefeated opening

To get an invitation to these zoom webinars, email Exhibits Coordinator Sally Brown Deskins, sbdeskins@mail.wvu.edu.

More to come!

Other Online Art Resources:

Google Art and Culture Online Exhibits

Smithsonian Museums Online Exhibits

New York Times article listing virtual museum tours

Creative Mornings daily webinars for creative professionals offered by artists and designers worldwide

I Like Your Work podcast with contemporary working artists posted weekly

National Museum for Women in the Arts weekly virtual gallery talks

Renegade Craft virtual art fairs

Together Apart, podcast by New York Times on creative virtual gatherings

Art Museum of WVU from Home

and more to come!