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What about the 1% for art?

The “Politique québécoise d’intégration des arts à l’architecture et à l’environnement des bâtiments et des sites gouvernementaux et publicsˮ is already more than 50 years old! This government policy requires that approximately 1% of the budget for the construction of a… Continue Reading →

Soundscapes coming to Webster Library’s main staircase

The Webster Library entrance sound installation is in development and should be completed shortly. Paul Fournier, manager of information systems and technology, and Francisco Berrizbeitia, developer, are working on the audio playback software system and Jared Wiercinski, subject librarian for music, is selecting the… Continue Reading →

Updates on the LB-2 stairway entrance

Construction is underway on the stairway entrance to the Webster Library. It will be one of the defining architectural features for the library and we are excited to see this entrance on LB-2 West open in late February 2017.

Another collaboration with the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery: SIGHTINGS 16, Terrarium

Catherine Lescarbeau, Terrarium (vue de l’installation / installation), 2016. Photo: Catherine Lescarbeau Two of our plants (a zamioculcas zamiifolia and a polyscias scutellaria), originally acquired with the support of the Library Services Fund Committee, have been loaned to the Leonard & Bina… Continue Reading →

Poetry contest winners

We are delighted by the enthusiastic reception that the Poetry Contest received.  One hundred and twenty-three poems were submitted by 81 poets and as you can well imagine, the jury members had quite a challenging task at hand. But more… Continue Reading →

Artwork in the Seminar Room (LB-362)

On February 18, 2016, a diptych painting (oil on canvas) by the artist Gershon Iskowitz (Poland 1921- Canada 1988) was hung in the Seminar Room (LB-362). It is on loan to the Webster Library, courtesy of the Leonard-and-Bina-Ellen Gallery. Additional chairs were… Continue Reading →

Student poetry contest

When Pomerleau Construction encloses the main staircase area of the Webster Library to proceed with the renovations planned for Phase 3, the Library will use the outside walls of the staircase enclosure to post directional signage and to display the… Continue Reading →

Art in the Atrium

To be ready in time for Phase 2 (the renovation of the entire 5th floor) of the Webster Transformation which started right after the Construction Holiday, on August 2nd, the Library had to make plans to protect the art in… Continue Reading →

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