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Pop-Up Library at Red Block Bash Oct 6

General Announcements, New Resource, New Service, Planned Down Time, Special Event or Display

Pop-Up Art Library + Studio Sessions

Come find us during BAMSA’S RED BLOCK BASH featuring multidisciplinary student art performances. There will also be fun art making activities, tours, giveaways, prizes, and fun books available for check-out from the Pop-Up Library booth.

Date: October 6, 2022

Time: 4:00- 6:00pm

Location: Fine Arts Courtyard

About

Pop-Up’s

The Pop-Up Library program began in 2018 in collaboration with Blaffer Art Museum to introduce students to two campus resources. Each pop-up consists of curated art books thematically related to the museum’s current exhibitions.

Studio Sessions

Students are invited to join drop-in tours and hands-on activities to better connect with current exhibitions. The Blaffer regularly partners with the William R. Jenkins Architecture, Design, and Art Library to a host a pop-up at each event where students can check out art books and supplies.

This event is free and open to all students

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Virtual Pop-Up Library Sep 22

General Announcements, New Resource, New Service, Special Event or Display

Virtual Pop-Up Library

Browse through a selection of curated art books celebrating LatinX Heritage Month. Those that follow us on social media will WIN a prize!

When: September 22, 2022

Time: All Day

Location: Instagram

 

How to Win a Prize

1.) Follow the Architecture, Design, and Art Library’s page.

2.) Take a snapshot/picture.

3.) Send it to archlib@uh.edu along your contact info.

4.) Pick-up you prize!

 

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Pop-Up Art Library + Studio Sessions Sep 8

General Announcements, New Resource, New Service, Planned Down Time, Special Event or Display

The Architecture, Design, and Art Library & Blaffer Art Museum

Present:

Pop-Up Art Library + Studio Sessions

Come find the Pop-Up Library booth and browse through a selection of curated art books after touring Maria Guzmán Capron’s exhibition. Then get a chance to meet the artist while enjoying free food! In partnership with Blaffer Art Museum and BAMSA.

Time: 1:30- 2:30pm

Location: Fine Arts Courtyard

About

Pop-Up’s

The Pop-Up Library program began in 2018 in collaboration with Blaffer Art Museum  to introduce students to two campus resources. Each pop-up consists of curated art books and  featured catalogs for sale.

Studio Sessions

Blaffer Art Museum offers Studio Sessions the first Thursday of every month during the fall and spring semesters. Students are invited to join drop-in tours and hands-on activities to better connect with current exhibitions. The Blaffer regularly partners with the William R. Jenkins Architecture, Design, and Art Library to a host a pop-up at each event where students can check out art books and supplies.

This event is free and open to all students

Follow Us

Instagram

@uh.arch.art.library

@blafferartmuseum

Twitter

@UH_Arch_Art_Lib

@blaffermuseum

Facebook

@UH.Arch.Art.Library

@Blaffer

Find Your Way with Wayfinding Guided Tours + Featured Performance

General Announcements, New Resource, New Service, Planned Down Time, Special Event or Display

Join us for a series of guided tours of Finding Your Way with Wayfinding: Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin. Meet at the Blaffer Art Museum and tour the exhibition. Embark on a journey across campus to discover Wind Prints, Spray Pieces, and an Artist Book, exploring the artists’ works at Special Collections at M.D. Anderson Library, Student Center, and Jenkins Architecture, Design, and Art Library.

Learn about how the artists practice explores history and combines multiple media and performance to uncover the unheralded histories of LGBTQ communities across the United States. The works in Wayfinding are part of the 50 States project—an ongoing, multi-decade series that will be accomplished throughout the artists’ lifetimes—explores how the histories and legacies of elements found and forgotten affect the contemporary LGBTQ+ experience. Finish the tour at the Jenkins Architecture, Design, and Art Library, where you will converse over refreshments, as well as a prize drawing. 

Organized in partnership with the Jenkins Architecture, Design, and art Library,  Special Collections at the M.D. Anderson Library, and the Student Center.

Students who sign-up for the tours will automatically enter our prize drawing. Sign-up online here. 

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Tour Schedule + Featured Performance

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2022

Time: 11: 00am – 12:30pm

Location: Meet at the Blaffer and tour the exhibition.

Reception and prize drawing to follow in the Jenkins Architecture, Design, and Art Library

Wednesday, Sep, 7 2022

Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Location: Meet at the Blaffer and tour the exhibition.

Reception and prize drawing to follow in the Jenkins Architecture, Design, and Art Library

Wednesday, Sep, 7 2022

Time: 2:30 – 3:30pm

Nick & Jake Spray Painting Performance

Creating of “Freemont née Stewart Lake”

Location: Wilhelmina’s Grove

Attend the creation of an original artwork, part of Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin’s series! Visit other works in the series at the Student Center and the Jenkins Architecture, Design, and Art Library at University of Houston.

Come visit us during Shasta’s Open House 09.01

General Announcements, New Resource, Planned Down Time, Special Event or Display

Come visit Blaffer Art Museum and the Architecture, Design, and Art Library during Shasta’s Open House. Then engage in fun art making activities, pick-up free giveaways, and learn about our amazing resources, services, events and much more!

Shasta’s Open House

Date: Thursday, September 1st, 2022

Time: 11:00am -3:00pm

Location: Multiple locations

Visit dozens of departments and colleges while collecting freebies along the way! Learn about their upcoming events, services, and ways you can get involved.

The more stops you visit, the more giveaways you can get! Some prizes include t-shirts, gas gift cards, and a Nintendo Switch! See UH Calendar Here.

 

 

Open Call for Artists 2022-2023

General Announcements, New Service, Planned Down Time, Special Event or Display

The Architecture, Design, and Art Library is now accepting student exhibition proposals for the 2022-2023 season. Open call due date is September 30, 2022.  See website for more details

Fall Library Hours 2022

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Welcome back students! The Architecture, Design, and Art Library’s Fall Hours will resume Monday, August 22, 2022.

Fall Hours

Monday – Thursday : 8am – 8pm

Friday : 8am – 5pm

Saturday & Sunday : 1-5pm

 

Holidays

Labor Day- Closed
Monday, Sep 5, 2022

Thanksgiving- Closed
Thursday, November 24 – Friday, November 25, 2022

Winter Break- Closed
Monday, December 26, 2022 – Friday, December 30, 2022

New Check-out Loan Rule for Undergraduates

General Announcements, New Service

We are happy to announce that all undergraduate students will now be able check-out books for a whole semester! However, it does not apply to books belonging to UH Downtown, Clear Lake, and Law. See details below.

UH Libraries (Main Campus)

Undergraduates Semester Loan

UH Law

Undergraduates 2-Weeks Loan

UH Downtown

Undergraduates 6-Weeks Loan

UH Clear Lake

Undergraduates 6-Weeks Loan
*Note that, reserves, media, and other special items may have different lending periods.*

Library Excellence Awards Ceremony 2022

General Announcements, Special Event or Display

The University of Houston Libraries celebrated their 2022 Library Excellence Awards ceremony recognizing librarians and staff who achieve meritorious work goals and embody organizational values of collaboration, empathy, and creativity.

Estefania Garcia received the Staff Achievement award. Garcia became an avid promoter of equity and social justice by curating book displays that represent marginalized groups. Garcia is reliable and creative, assisting with promoting materials, creating short story clips on searching for articles, images, videos, and databases, and managing the William R. Jenkins Architecture, Design, and Art Library‘s Instagram account. Garcia is a recent graduate of the School of Art with a wide-ranging knowledge of art programs, and offers invaluable insight on student needs and behaviors when planning outreach and service activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emily Slaughter received the Student Achievement award. Slaughter has an exemplary attitude, along with patience and a willingness to lend help where it’s needed. Currently a graduate student in the Curriculum and Instruction Art Education program, Slaughter’s insight on the learning habits of art students is always most welcome.

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