Library Exhibits and Art Gallery

The Barber Library hosts rotating art exhibits through out the academic year in the Rotunda Gallery. The expansive Rotunda area within the main lobby of the library has an abundance of natural light and architectural features that creates a commanding area for the visual arts. The gallery displays the creative talents of students, faculty and regional artists with the purpose of provoking artistic interpretation in a learning environment. Find out more about showing your art in the  Rotunda Gallery.

Feathered Tales
Featured Artist  - Mary Medrano

July 1 through August 18, 2015

Opening Reception - Wednesday,  August 5
5:00-7:00 pm  Light refreshments will be served. 

Artist Statement:  Birds

I am inspired by the natural world – birds in particular. Their behaviors are entertaining, at times mysterious, and almost always amusing. I’ve borrowed a few recognizable characteristics and made imaginary shapes for many of the birds in these paintings.

Rotunda Gallery - Previous Major Exhibits

Creating an Artist's Idea in Clay

The Artful Beauty of Science

The Spirit of Our Northwest Forests


Permanent Collections on Display

Van Vleet Photography Historical Collection dating from 1900’s 

Updegraff Typewriter Collection dating from 1881 to 1924.