Category Archive: Book Displays

Torn from home: remembrance of the Holocaust at Winchester School of Art Library

  Lena Munday, our Principal Library Assistant, has curated a small exhibition of items from Winchester School of Art Library’s collections on this year’s theme for Holocaust Memorial Day . Here she reflects on… Continue reading

“Take courage, join hands, and stand beside us.”

Christmas has come to WSA Library…   Fig. 1: Book tree and ‘Snow-fragette’ at WSA Library.   The evenings are drawing in and winter is fast approaching. The end of term is already… Continue reading

Fashion and Sustainability Forum 2018

    A plastic-free aisle in supermarkets will not deliver a plastic-free isle. From George Monbiot’s comments in The Guardian on Theresa May’s 25 Year Environmental Plan to David Attenborough’s plea in Blue… Continue reading

“But one needs a change sometimes”

  “Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first of September was crisp and golden as an apple.” –  J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Autumn has certainly… Continue reading

WSA Degree Show Catalogues

As we celebrate the 2017 Winchester School of Art (WSA) degree shows, we have taken the opportunity to explore the Library’s archive collection of invitations and catalogues from the last four decades. Here… Continue reading

Jane Austen in the Library

Jane Austen’s life and work has inspired countless writers and artists, and as part of the celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of her death we take a look at how she is represented… Continue reading

WSA Library Celebrates World Book Day!

We celebrated World Book Day yesterday in WSA Cafe with various activities ranging from letterpress, screen-printing, mono-printing and the self-portrait drawing game, ‘Face-to-Trace’! As in previous years the Library had a stand showcasing the Artists’… Continue reading

Altered Books exhibition in WSA Library

    We are pleased to be launching our first exhibition of the year in our display cases in the Library welcome area. We are showing altered books made by WSA students in response… Continue reading

Our Visionaire Collection

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been introducing both our physical and online collections to our students. One which has really excited and inspired is our Visionaire Collection. Visionaire is a tangible, luxury art and… Continue reading