FAQs

▼   When are the Library art galleries open?
Most of the galleries are in open areas of the Marx Library and can be accessed during normal library hours. The only exception is Gallery 181 (Room 181). This room remains locked unless it is reserved by students or faculty. Gallery 181 (Room 181) is also open during final exams and immediately preceeding exam week. 
▼   Where can I find information on the current exhibits and artists?
You can find basic information on the main page under Current exhibits. Please contact the Outreach & Communications Librarian, Paula Webb, at (251) 461-1993 or pwebb@southalabama.edu for additional information.
▼   Is there a fee to visit the Marx Library Art Galleries?
No. Students, faculty, staff, and the community may visit any of the library art galleries for free during regular library hours.
▼   Am I allowed to take photographs of the art that is on display?
Flash photography is not permitted. Handheld cameras using existing light are allowed in the galleries, unless otherwise indicated. Please contact the Outreach & Communications Librarian, Paula Webb, at (251) 461-1993 or pwebb@southalabama.edu for additional information. Any photography is for personal use only and may not be sold. We would appreciate your consideration of other visitors by taking photographs in an unobtrusive manner.
▼   Is the art available for purchase?
At the discretion of the artist, displayed art may be available for purchase. If the art is for sale, the artist will clearly label and provide their contact information for purchase. If interested, you will need to contact the artist directly. The University Libraries does not mediate art sales.
▼   Does the Library give tours of its art exhibits?
Please contact the Outreach & Communications Librarian, Paula Webb, at (251) 461-1993 or pwebb@southalabama.edu for additional information at least one month prior to the visit.
▼   How are exhibits selected for the Library art galleries?
Those who wish to exhibit art must submit the USA Libraries Galleries Application Form. After the request is approved, the artist is notified.
▼   How would I be able to exhibit my work at one of the Marx Library art galleries?
If you would like to exhibit your artwork in one of the Marx Library art galleries, then please complete and submit the USA Libraries Galleries Application Form.