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Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 12 p.m.

"Remaking Appalachia" author Conversation

Virtual conversation with Nicholas Stump, author of "Remaking Appalachia." Stump, a faculty member and head of reference and access services with the George R. Farmer Jr. Law Library at WVU College of Law, researches environmental law, critical legal theory, law and social movements, and Appalachian and rural studies.

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Friday, June 25, 2021 at 12pm

Out of the Margins: Librarians share their published books!

Featuring panelists: Sally Brown (Exhibits Coordinator, Leaves of Absence), Martin Dunlap (Engineering Librarian, Bases to Bleachers: "The International Game"), Eva Mays (Library Associate, The Gravid Cadaver: A Novelette of Body Snatching, Backstabbing, Friendship, and Love), James Shaver (EZ Borrow Assistant, The High King Chronicles) and Beth Toren (Interdisciplinary Librarian, Women Speak Volume 6).

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Past Virtual Programs

Find all of the past virtual program recordings on the Art in the Libraries youtube page. For copies of any of the program PDF presentations, or to get an invitation to these zoom webinars email Exhibits Coordinator Sally Brown, sally.brown@mail.wvu.edu.

More to come!

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.

West Virginia Women
In honor of Women's History Month, an Art in the Libraries student volunteer created this online exhibit featuring a selection of notable women from West Virginia, using the photos and information from the exhibition co-curated by WVU Libraries Exhibits Coordinator Sally Brown, originally on display at Arts Monongahela in 2017, at the Health Sciences Center in 2019, and now available for travel. Visit the online exhibit by clicking above or right here!

Art of the Mask
Art in the Libraries' juried online exhibition featuring community members and their creative masks.
Check out a recoring of a Community Discussion and Show-and-Tell.

UNDEFEATED: Canvas(s)ing the Politics of Voter Suppression Since Women's Suffrage
Read more on the exhibit page or check out this video slideshow of the accepted Undefeated button designs!

#ColorOurCollections
A collaborative exhibit by West Virginia & Regional History Center and Art in the Libraries around the WVRHC coloring pages.

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

Anna M. Jarvis
WVU sophomore finance major and WVU Libraries' student worker, Jake Runner, created this online exhibit around Anna M. Jarvis, a West Virginia and founder of Mother's Day.

Feminist Activist Collection: A Curated Selection
A collaborative exhibit by West Virginia & Regional History Center and Art in the Libraries around the WVRHC Feminist Activist Collection.

Georgeann Wells
WVU sophomore finance major and WVU Libraries' student worker, Jake Runner, created this online exhibit aroudn tehfirst woman to dunk and WVU basketball player, Georgeann Wells.

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.

Natalie Tennant
WVU sophomore and WVU Libraries student worker Jake Runner created this online exhibit around the first WVU female Mountaineer, Natalie Tenant

Politics and Climate Change
Online Exhibition, created by students in Honors 204A, Fall 2020, for WVU Art in Libraries, in conjunction with the exhibition, Undefeated: Canvas(s)ing the Politics Around Voter Suppression.

Ruth Ann Musick
WVU sophomore finance major and WVU Libraries' student worker, Jake Runner, created this online exhibit around Ruth Ann Musick, an author and folklorist that focused on West Virginia tales.

Stewart Hall and Downtown Campus Library: A Historical Look at the Buildings
A visual and textual overview highlighting the history and nuances of these two WVU buildings.

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.

WVU Haunted Halls
WVU Art in the Libraries intern Erin Fields created this online exhibit around Appalachian Storyteller Jason Burns' podcast about haunted WVU buildings.

And more to come!

Other Online Art Resources:

Million Mile Secrets: 13 Galleries and Museums to Tour

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!