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

Fall 2016 Faculty Art Exhibition

Valley of Fire

October 10 to December 8, 2016


December 1, 2016, 4:30 to 6 p.m.


View a variety of outstanding art pieces by COCC faculty, including the interactive "Petting Zoo for Overlooked Books."

Faculty Art Exhibition Poster (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