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New Summer Hours 2022

General Announcements, New Service

The Architecture, Design, and Art Library will have new intersession & summer hours. See details below.

Intersession I Hours

May 13 – June 5

Monday – Friday : 8am – 5pm

Saturday & Sunday : Closed

 

Summer Hours

June 6 – August 12

Monday – Friday :  8am – 5pm

Saturday: 1 – 5pm

Sunday: Closed

 

Intersession II Hours

August 13- 21

Monday – Friday : 8am – 5pm

Saturday & Sunday : Closed

 

Holidays

Memorial Day- Closed
Monday, May 30, 2022

Independence Day- Closed
Monday, July 4, 2022

Architecture, Design, and Art Library closing May 13

General Announcements, Special Event or Display

The Architecture, Design, and Art Library will be closing from 1:30 -3:30pm on Friday, May 13th during the College of Architecture and Design’s graduation and will resume to regular hours after the ceremony.

 

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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

This week’s book display is themed after Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Browse through a selection of curated books celebrating artists & architects from Asian & Pacific Islander backgrounds. All book available to check-out.

Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month

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

This week’s book display is themed after Jewish American Heritage Month. Browse through a selection of curated books celebrating artists & architects of Jewish background. Then scan the QR Code to view a complimentary Virtual Pop-Up Library.

 

 

 

Virtual Pop-Up Library May 12

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

The Architecture, Design, and Art Library

present

 

Virtual Pop-Up Library

Browse through a selection of curated art books celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month. Then visit the Architecture, Design, and Art Library for a complimentary book exhibition featuring artists & architects of Jewish background. Those that follow us on social media will WIN a prize!

Time: All Day

Location: Instagram

About

Pop-Up’s

The Pop-Up Library program began in 2018 often collaborating with Blaffer Art Museum to introduce students to two campus resources. 

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Pop-Up Library at Stress Free Finals Kickoff 4/26

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

The ADA Library, Blaffer Art Museum, and UH Student Center

present:

Pop-Up Art Library + Studio Sessions + Stress Free Finals Kickoff

Find us at the Stress Free Finals Kickoff in partnership with the Student Center and Blaffer Art Museum.  You can browse through a selection of curated art books then participate in a fun art-making activity. There will be free tote bags, mugs, ice cream and much more!

Time: 11am – 1:30pm

Location: Student Center Plaza

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.

First Friday 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

More on Stress Free Finals Kickoff.

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Celebrate Earth Day with Us!

General Announcements, New Resource, Special Event or Display

Celebrate Earth Day with the Architecture, Design, and Art Library by checking-out our new book exhibit on Sustainable Design! All books available for loan.

 

Listen to Raymond Brochstein’s Interview

General Announcements, New Resource

The Architecture, Design, and Art Library would like to honor the legacy of Raymond Brochstein by sharing an interview archived in the UH Digital Library.

The interview took place in 2015  between Mr. Brochstein and David Bucek from the series Building Houston. He discusses the history discusses the history of his family, business, Rice University campus architecture, and the City of Houston’s built environment.

Watch the interview below.


		

Books and Bytes with Tom Diehl & Eric Dowding

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

The last speakers in the 2021-2022 Books and Bytes series are Tom Diehl, associate professor of Architecture at Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design and graphic designer Eric Dowding. They will speak about the creation of Diehl’s newest book Internal: Developing Informed Architectural Languages. 

When: April 13, 2022
Time: 6pm
Where: Virtual

 

Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 972 8012 6319
Passcode: 571741

https://zoom.us/j/97280126319?pwd=aUVoTXU4NXZsNktHc3E3ZE90N3pJZz09

Celebrate National Library Week April 3- 9

General Announcements, Planned Down Time, Special Event or Display

Show us your love by celebrating National Library Week at the Architecture, Design, and Art Library 04/03- 04/09. Every day, you may spin the wheel for a chance to win a mystery bag so come while supplies last. There will also be a complementary book display, art making activities and much more!

 

 

Celebration Days During National Library Week

Monday, April 4: State of America’s Libraries Report released, including Top Ten Frequently Challenged Books of 2021.
Tuesday, April 5: National Library Workers Day, a day for library staff, users, administrators, and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers.
Wednesday, April 6: National Library Outreach Day (formerly National Bookmobile Day), a day to celebrate library outreach and the dedicated library professionals who are meeting their patrons where they are.
Thursday, April 7: Take Action for Libraries Day, a day to rally advocates to support libraries.

 

Where: Architecture, Design, and Art Library
Dates: April 3- 9
Time: Library Opening Hours
This event is free and open to the public

 

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