Art in the Library

About Art in the Library

Born from a desire to celebrate the revitalization of Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries, completed in 2019, Art in the Library aims to open up library spaces to showcase the creativity of our community and create welcoming and engaging spaces for our users.

All members of the University of Waterloo community are welcome to submit works of art for this rotating, juried exhibit, on display in the Davis Centre Library silent study room.

New virtual exhibit


The Library invites you to Imaginarium – a place devoted to inspiring and realizing new artistic, scientific and philosophic pursuits. What do you imagine?

The physical exhibit will be installed later in 2020. Until then, please view the artworks online.


For more information about Art in the Library, please contact Carmen Peters.

Current virtual exhibit


April to December 2020

Imaginarium Art in the Library virtual exhibit

Current physical exhibit


September 2019 to April 2020 (extended until further notice)


Previous exhibitions

Transforming spaces

January to August 2019