Tours & Group Visits

Guided tours to the exhibitions and the outdoor sculpture collection are offered to schools and organized groups. Please call (360) 650-3939 to make appointment.


Five to seven academic interns per year are trained in exhibition design and collection management during three academic quarters.


Approximately ten work-study students per year receive financial aid by working as gallery guards/receptionists. Their job is to ensure the security of artworks during opening hours and answer questions about the exhibitions.

Collection Resources 

The collections are available to students, faculty, staff, and the public by appointment.

Educational Resources Created by Students

The links below are PDF documents:


‚ÄčThe  Multimedia Tour of Western’s Public Sculpture Collection Website Project casts the sculptures on campus in a new light. The presentations were created by students in the ART 109 Visual Dialog Course based on their own research and re-interpretations of the sculptures:

Five Students in English 195: Creative Writing by Design (2016) toured the collection and responded to the sculptures in poems and graphic presentations: