Guided 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.
The outdoor sculpture collection is open to the public to enjoy any time. Indoor sculptures are publicly viewable when campus buildings are open. View or download the campus maps below to help find all the sculptures on campus. As you view each sculpture, you can view it on this website, or download the Sculpture Collection Brochure to learn more. Stop by the Western Gallery when it's open to get more resources and information from an expert.
Download or print and take this file with you for off-line reading as you tour the sculptures.
A 38 page booklet by former Gallery Director Sarah Clark-Langager about the history of Western's sculpture collection.
Sculpture in Place: A Campus as Site
by Sarah A. Clark-Langager
A 96 page book about the sculpture collection: available at the campus bookstore and online.
Students in the Visual Dialog Course (ART 109) create a multimedia tour of the sculpture collection based on their own research.
Students in Time-Based Art (ART 385) create original works of sound art that provide aural portraits of the sculptures. The best way to enjoy the portraits is to put the application Soundcloud on your phone and listen to the tracks in proximity to the sculptures themselves.
Students in Creative Writing by Design (English 195) tour the collection and respond to the sculptures in poems and graphic presentations.
Students in Newswriting (Journalism 207) tour the collection and write articles on the sculptures.