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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.

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

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.*

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.




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

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.

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