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LibArt: Student Art in the LibrariesA year-long exhibition organized and sponsored by KU Libraries, LibArt: Student Art in the Libraries offers students the opportunity to display their artwork in the Libraries' public spaces.


  • Why should I participate?

    It’s easy to apply; you can add this exhibition to your résumé; thousands of people will see your work—more than 750,000 people visit Anschutz Library each year, and about 450,000 visit Watson annually.

  • Who runs this program?

    LibArt is organized by a committee whose membership includes KU Libraries staff and faculty with art and/or art history backgrounds.

  • Can I submit my work to the LibArt exhibit AND the spring scholarship shows coordinated by the art and design departments?

    Yes. You can submit digital images of a piece to the LibArt program, then submit the actual work to the scholarship show a few weeks later.

  • When will I find out if my work has been accepted for display?

    We will contact all applicants via e-mail within 10 days of the submission deadline.

  • If my work is selected, when will I need to deliver it?

    We ask that selected art be delivered to the libraries by the end of finals week. It should be ready to hang - matted, mounted or framed, with hanging wire or brackets. We’ll be in touch with you to discuss specific details and will take care of hanging and labeling.

  • And you’d like to show my work the entire year?

    Yes. The show will run from August through May, so we’ll be in touch to coordinate pick-up the following spring.


LibArt: Student Art in the Libraries

Contact
Courtney Foat
Chair of LibArt Committee
785-864-0970
cfoat@ku.edu

LibArt Exhibitions

Current Exhibition

PHOTOS: recognition reception & artwork

Guidelines and Policy

Submission guidelines

  • Eligibility
  • Application Process
  • Submission Review

Exhibition policy

  • Delivery
  • Installation
  • Security
  • Removal
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