Visual Arts in the Academic Library
journal contributionposted on 01.01.2014, 00:00 authored by Jennifer Mayer
This chapter discusses a variety of ways that academic librarians can partner with both student and professional visual artists to encourage and support artwork in the library. Included are tips on purchasing student art, hosting temporary art exhibits in the library, hosting a library art invitational with local artists, and commissioning a permanent art piece for the library. The chapter also makes recommendations about working with facilities aspects, legal issues, and how to promote the artwork via various public relations activities.