Spotlight on Odegaard
Events, Exhibits, Resources, & Latest Happenings
Odegaard welcomes displays of original art, educational materials, and programming supporting the academic mission of the University of Washington and the region’s premier academic and research library. The UW Libraries enriches the quality of life and advances intellectual discovery by connecting people with knowledge. The Libraries also promote the success of students, faculty, staff, and programs of the University of Washington.
If you are interested in exhibiting or holding an activity, we ask that you review the Exhibits Guidelines. There you will find policy and contact information.
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Sanctuary/SustenanceExhibit runs: October 9 - December 15, 2016
A photography exhibition produced by Chicago-based, international nonprofit organization ART WORKS Projects, telling the story of a refugee family in Seattle. Developed by ART WORKS Projects in collaboration with The Seattle Times and its photographer Erika Schultz and videographer and editor Lauren Frohne, and the UW Center for Global Studies at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.
- October 13, 2016, Odegaard Library Room 220:
- Public Reception and Photography Exhibition Viewing
Time: 5 to 6 p.m.
- Panel Discussion and Community Conversation
Time: 6 to 7 p.m.
Power Up in Odegaard
Public Art in Odegaard
“Mirrorfold” is a sculpture of polished stainless steel located on the second floor of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library spanning 25 feet across and 9.5 feet tall. The sculpture is by John and Patricia Patkau, both principals in Patkau Architects, a Vancouver, B.C.-based architectural and design research studio.
Location: Second-floor display area