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

Art About Agriculture 2016: Agriculture of the American Landscape

OSU Art in Agriculture

August 25 to September 29, 2016


September 28, 2016, 4 to 6 p.m.


The College of Agricultural Sciences, Oregon State University, celebrates the heritage and evolution of American agriculture in the 34th annual Art About Agriculture art exhibition. Visit the COCC Barber Library between August 25 and September 29 to see works by eleven artists from Oregon, Washington, and Montana on the theme, Agriculture of the American Landscape.

OSU Art About Agriculture 2016 Flyer (PDF)

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