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Student Art Exhibit on Feb. 12th

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Student Art Exhibit FlyerThe 2nd Annual Student Art Exhibit hosted by the University of Houston Libraries will open on February 12, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. The artwork will be exhibited on the third floor of the M.D. Anderson Library’s red wing. The exhibit will be open to the public during library hours, February 12th through April 15th.

This year we have 25 pieces, selected by a jury from the Museum of Fine Arts, Blaffer Gallery, Lawndale Art Center, the Menil Collection, and UH Art Department.

Please come enjoy some refreshments and help us congratulate the students whose works were selected and will be gracing the Library walls through mid-April!

The Student Art Committee, who arranged the exhibit and reception, consists of Nancy Linden, Carolyn Meanley, Catherine Essinger, Chad Thome, and Wilbert Taylor.

Student Art Exhibit Opening

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You are invited to the opening of a Student Art Exhibit, sponsored by the UH Libraries, on the third floor of the M.D. Anderson Library, Thursday, January 31st, 5:30-7:30.  Refreshments will be served.  The artists come from many colleges and classes.  The artwork represents a range of media, including vector art, photography, acrylic, ink, and mixed. 

Call for artists

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Work is being accepted for a juried exhibit, January 31-April 15, 2008, sponsored by UH Libraries.  Open to UH students in any major. The exhibit jury includes directors and curators from the Blaffer Gallery, Houston Art League, Lawndale Art Center, Menil Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, as well as UH Honors College and School of Art faculty members.

Submit 2D, ready to hang work in any medium, not to exceed 5'x5' or extend more than 4" from wall, to the Library Administration office on the 2nd floor of the M.D. Anderson Library or the Jenkins Architecture and Art Library.  Work will be accepted until 5 pm, January 16th. 


Addition to Rare Book Reading Room

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Ms. Barbara Franzheim recently gifted the Jenkins Library with a beautiful first edition of The works in architecture of Robert & James Adam, published by Dover in 1980. The Dover edition is the reprint of a volume published in Great Britain during the Neoclassical period. It includes 105 pages of finely detailed plates measuring 18 ½ inches and is housed in the Kenneth Franzheim, II Rare Book Room of the Jenkins Library. Books located in the Rare Book Room may be viewed by appointment.

New in the Kenneth Franzheim, II Rare Books Room

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