Waves Weekend 2018 at Payson Library

Payson Library will host a series of events during the 9th annual Waves Weekend for Alumni and Families, October 12-13, 2018. Visitors will have the chance to tour the library, drop in for open houses in Special Collections and the Genesis Lab, and meet alumni artists featured in the Third Pepperdine Alumni Art Showcase.

 

Schedule of Events:

Friday, October 12

Special Collections Open House
1:30-4:00 pm
Payson Library, Special Collections Reading Room  (2nd Floor)
Please join us for an open house to see treasures from the Special Collections, including the stunning Saint John’s Bible, highlights from our rare book collections, and selections from the University Archives. You’ll also be able to get a sneak peek at our newest acquisitions, such as volumes of poetry signed by Langston Hughes and a first American edition of On the Origin of the Species by Charles Darwin.

 

Payson Library Tour (Session 1 of 3)
2:00-2:45 pm

Meet in the Payson Library Lobby (1st Floor)
Join us for a tour of the newly renovated Payson Library. See our wonderful new spaces and hear about the services and cultural programming that we provide to the Pepperdine community.

 

Payson Library Tour (Session 2 of 3)
2:45-3:30 pm
Meet in the Payson Library Lobby (1st Floor)
Join us for a tour of the newly renovated Payson Library. See our wonderful new spaces and hear about the services and cultural programming that we provide to the Pepperdine community.

 

Saturday, October 13

Pepperdine Alumni Art Showcase Reception
10:30 am-12:00 pm
Payson Library, Exhibit Gallery  (2nd Floor)
Please join during Waves Weekend for a special event held in conjunction with our Alumni Artist Showcase exhibit. At this reception, you’ll have the opportunity to view the artwork of Pepperdine’s talented alumni and meet several of the artists in person.

 

Genesis Lab Open House
11:00 am-1:00 pm
Payson Library, Genesis Lab (2nd Floor)
Come try out Virtual Reality, 3D printing, or vinyl cutting at the Genesis Lab, Pepperdine’s new makerspace. We are a place where the Pepperdine community can work, learn, and create together. Drop by to learn more!

 

Payson Library Tour (Session 3 of 3)
12:00-12:45 pm
Meet in the Payson Library Lobby (1st Floor)
Join us for a tour of the newly renovated Payson Library. See our wonderful new spaces and hear about the services and cultural programming that we provide to the Pepperdine community.

 

Exhibits on View

Pepperdine Alumni Art Showcase
Payson Library, Exhibit Gallery
August 20-November 6, 2018
This show features a juried selection of pieces created by Pepperdine Alumni Artists. The exhibit is co-hosted by Seaver College Alumni Affairs, the Pepperdine Libraries, and the Crest Associates.

 

Boone Special Collections: Explore, Discover, Create
Payson Library, Boone Special Collections
Ongoing exhibit
Discover the depth and breadth of our special collections – materials that tell the story of the university, items reflecting various aspects of Malibu’s unique community, rare books, and more – with this ongoing and ever-changing display of our favorite stories and materials.

To register for Waves Weekend, visit seaver.pepperdine.edu/alumni/engage/wavesweekend.


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Waves Weekend 2018 at Payson Library