Allen Library North Lobby

Allen Library North G81

Use Policy/Description of Facility

Library:

Allen Library

Contacts:

Submit Exhibit Proposal Form online.

If you have questions, contact:

Stephanie Guerrero
206-543-1762
steph907@uw.edu
Mail: Box 352900

University Libraries Representatives:

Linda Ambre

Area Specification and Description, Equipment and Hours:

Shared lobby space. 930 square feet of exhibit space. Available library building hours.

Equipment Available:

  • Exhibit cases

Four (4) horizontal glass cases with sliding glass doors in front or back

Size: 72" across x 30" deep x 9" usable interior height. Overall height 36" floor to top of case.

Glass on top and sides.

  • Vertical Poster Panels

Fourteen (14) two-sided with beige fabric-covered surface for pinning objects or papers (can be used as "v"-configuration (two-sided panels), "y" or "z" configurations.

Size: 36" x 47" usable area. Overall height 72" floor to top of panel support

Exhibit accessories:

  • 2 book stands - open (to hold books in open position)
  • Sandwich Board
  • 2 Easels
  • Exhibit toolkit (includes T pins, pushpins, clear book strips)
  • Any equipment not listed here must be provided by the exhibitor.

Special Conditions:

  • Unable to support audio components of an exhibit.
  • Limited electrical access.
  • Exhibits may not impede traffic flow in lobby or block sightlines to elevators and emergency exits.
  • Duration of exhibits in the Allen Library North Lobby is limited to 8 weeks.
  • No artwork or installation can cause any permanent damage to building facilities. Therefore, no drilling, nailing, or tacking into walls, or painting of display spaces is allowed. The only adhesive allowed on the walls is blue painter’s tape; other adhesives are likely to remove paint from the wall.
  • The exhibitor is responsible for cleaning up any mess, trash, or residue left behind by the exhibit. Extra equipment brought in by exhibitor cannot be stored in the Libraries.