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Pop-Up Library at Red Block Bash Oct 6

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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.

 

 

New Rare Book Exhibits

General Announcements, New Resource, Special Event or Display

Two brand new exhibitions featuring items from the Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room are now on view at the William R. Jenkins Architecture, Design, and Art  Library. 

 On display in the first floor display vitrine there are several furniture catalogs by the iconic furniture company, Herman Miller. Some of the items on display include a brochure for the Eames lounge chair, modular seating catalog, a digital look into The Herman Collection (1955), and more.

Additionally in the Mezzanine display case there are six plates from 450 Años de Lucha: Homenaje al Pueblo Mexicano (1960) (450 Years of Struggle: Homage to the Mexican People ) published by the Taller de Gráfica Popular. The plates depict important moments and figures in Mexico’s history, such as Cuauhtémoc and Benito Juarez.  

The new exhibitions will be on view until the end of the Fall semester. 

Celebrate Pride Month

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

This June the Architecture, Design, and Art Library is celebrating Pride Month with a new book display! All books available for check-out.




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.

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