Joelle Wescott's art in the Engineering Center's cafe.

Open Access Week Displays Impact Through Art

Oct. 22, 2019

This week only, there is a VR screen mimicking the movements of passersby in ATLAS, birds flying out of a cage in the Recreation Center, and a doorway leading onlookers toward a world of infinite possibilities of discovery and knowledge in the Engineering Center. In Norlin Library, students elaborate on...

Open sign with book picture

Open Access Artistic Interpretations Call for Proposals

Aug. 22, 2019

To recognize the upcoming International Open Access Week (Oct. 21, 2019 - Oct. 25, 2019), the University Libraries will commission six artistic installations that will be displayed in locations across campus. CU Boulder faculty, staff, and students are invited to submit proposals for the creation of an engaging artistic and/or...

Students from University Hill Elementary School bee designs hang on wall.

Observations in Art: A Closer Look

June 21, 2019

The University Libraries are constantly rolling out new exhibits with campus and community partners. The Libraries have been a continuous partner in CU Boulder’s “Documenting Change” program, which showcases the intersection between artists and scientists in their study of climate. “Documenting Change: Observations in Art,” in Norlin Library’s STEAM gallery,...

Left: Haley Takahashi, Alanna Locey, and Samantha Bares

Protect This Land Documents Change With Art And Dialogue

May 30, 2019

Earlier this month, approximately 50 people from CU Boulder and the broader Boulder community gathered in the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library for a constructive discussion on the art prints in the library’s latest exhibit, “Protect This Land: Making Change Through Visualization.” Protect This Land is part...

Baldassare Castiglione's "The Book of the Courtier"

How To Do It In Renaissance Italy

April 22, 2019

Join the University Libraries this Tuesday, in a quest for knowledge that's both essential and trivial! Special Collections, Archives, & Preservation (SCAP) and the Department of French & Italian present How To Do It In Renaissance Italy, an exhibit featuring the curatorial work of the students of Literary and Artistic...

The winners of the 2018 Data Visualization Contest

Epidemic Spread of Ideas, Market of Polygamous Marriages win the 2018 Data Visualization Contest

Feb. 14, 2019

The spread of ideas in the scientific community, as modeled like an epidemic, wins the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship 's 2018 Data Visualization Contest . The contest is an opportunity for students to show off their visualizations and draw attention to their projects. Winners were judged by...

One of the pieces of the exhibit.

More than Geography: Panel Conversation of the Mapping Home/Collecting Truths Exhibition

Nov. 5, 2018

In honor of Geography Awareness Week , the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library invites you to a reception and panel on Thurs, Nov 15, at 3:30 p.m., More Than Geography . The discussion, which begins at 4 p.m., engages the libraries’ current exhibition Mapping Home/Collecting Truths and...

Artwork and photographs of the environment from the exhibit

Mapping Home / Collecting Truths: Works by Indigenous and International Artists

Oct. 8, 2018

CU Boulder University Libraries invites you to Mapping Home / Collecting Truths: Works by Indigenous and International Artists at the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library , in Benson Earth Sciences . The exhibition is free and open to the public during regular library hours . Melanie Yazzie...

Zachary Wilson, Lila Finch and Jordan Wirfs-Brock, the winners of the 2017-18 Data Visualization Contest

Jordan Wirfs-Brock Wins First Data Visualization Contest

March 27, 2018

Jordan Wirfs-Brock, an Information Science graduate student, is the recipient of both first and third place in the inaugural Data Visualization Contest, sponsored by the University Libraries and the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS). Wirfts-Brock received first place for her project, “ Indian Lands and Fossil Fuel...

Mixed media art by Melanie Yazzie

Native American Geographies Exhibit at the Earth Sciences and Map Library

April 27, 2017

photo credit © Glenn Green Galleries The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library at the University of Colorado Boulder will host a new exhibition highlighting art and maps that addresses the history of Indigenous peoples’ lands in the United States. It will be on display May 1 through...

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