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The Art Library serves the University of Washington School of Art and the university community-at-large and is open to the public.  The collection primarily supports teaching, research, and learning in the broad areas of art history, studio art, and design.

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Arts WA Exhibition:  Globalization and Immigration

An online exhibit of public art in Washington state curated by Angela Weaver, Head of the Art and Drama Libraries - "In an age of unprecedented interconnectedness, ushered in by the rise of the internet, we are ever more married to global affairs. In this context, a surge of isolationist and anti-immigration sentiments reflect the fear and uncertainty that some Americans feel in the face of rapid changes on a global level. The artists in this exhibition have created works influenced by their travels to other countries, their interest in other cultures, and their experiences as immigrants to the United States. The pieces illustrate the power and beauty to be found in art by confronting and tearing down the walls that divide us."

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The Phineas and Ferb Never Flinch Desk Exhibition

Using a collection of photographs donated to the Art Library by David Horvitz, we will mount an ongoing exhibit on our Circulation Desk.  How long will the exhibit last?  Until we run out of photographs.