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.

Upcoming and Current Exhibits

Douglas Campbell Smith Exhibitition

Douglas Campbell Smith Exhibition


October 1 - December 1, 2017 in the Rotunda Gallery & the Health Careers Center

Opening Reception

Wednesday, October 11, 4:30 - 6:30 at the Barber Library


Join us as we honor the paintings and paper works of Douglas Campbell Smith (1939-2016), who taught at COCC from 1973 to 1995.

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 1900s

Updegraff Typewriter Collection dating from 1881 to 1924