Policies and Criteria for Art Displays

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Policies and Criteria for Art Displays

Western Libraries Art Display Policy

Exhibit spaces are made available, in accordance with these Guidelines, to all members of the WWU community and also to off-campus exhibitors.
The following criteria apply as exhibit proposals are considered, with the understanding that not all exhibits will meet all criteria. The Libraries reserves the right to approve or disapprove all exhibit requests, to have final approval for the layout of the exhibit, and to make all decisions regarding length of exhibit duration and the placement of the exhibit within the library.
  • Broadness of appeal
  • Relation to events or exhibits in the community
  • Does not promote the partisan political, religious, or social doctrines of any single person or group
  • Reflects vitality, originality, artistic expression, and experimentation
  • Does not promote the financial profit of any individual, organization, or commercial enterprise
  • Satisfies public safety considerations
  • Exhibitor agrees to sign an exhibit proposal with the Libraries

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