Spotlight on Odegaard
Events, Exhibits, Resources, & Latest Happenings
Odegaard welcomes displays of original art, educational materials, and programming supporting the academic mission of the University of Washington and the region’s premier academic and research library. The UW Libraries enriches the quality of life and advances intellectual discovery by connecting people with knowledge. The Libraries also promote the success of students, faculty, staff, and programs of the University of Washington.
If you are interested in exhibiting or holding an activity, we ask that you review the Exhibits Guidelines. There you will find policy and contact information.
Have questions? Ask us!
A Muse of Fire
Parent & Family Weekend
Discover how Odegaard Undergraduate Library can help students achieve academic success. The library welcomes thousands of students through its doors every day. Grab your library passport and visit the various stations throughout the building. Get your passport stamped at the stations for a chance to win University Book Store gift cards.
- Odegaard Undergraduate Library Open House
- April 9
- 1:30 – 4 p.m.
Public Art in Odegaard
“Mirrorfold” is a sculpture of polished stainless steel located on the second floor of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library spanning 25 feet across and 9.5 feet tall. The sculpture is by John and Patricia Patkau, both principals in Patkau Architects, a Vancouver, B.C.-based architectural and design research studio.
Location: Second-floor display area
The Art of Sabah
Third Floor Display Area
Guita Monfaredi was born and raised in Tehran, Iran. She came to the United States to study at the University of Washington where she earned a Master degree in Art, Art Education, and Children's Education. She has exhibited her work in Seattle, Tacoma, La Conner and Portland, Oregon. Guita is a member of staff at Odegaard Undergraduate Library.