Permanent Exhibits

TWU Herbarium, Native Plant Specimens

Blagg-Huey Library, First Floor
The Herbarium features various plant specimens which date from 1909-1949. Over 325 specimens in the TWU Herbarium were collected by faculty and students from 1915-1949.

 

 

Lady of the Day & Woman of the Night Sculptures

woman of the night

Blagg-Huey Library, Second Floor
Two sculptures dedicated to the TWU Library in September 1996 by Valerie M. Bentz, former associate professor in sociology at TWU. The artist, David Shipley, is from Lubbock, TX. He attended the Dallas Art Institute, the Cornish School of the Arts in Seattle, the University of Texas and Texas Tech University.

 

Women’s Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Memorial Statue

Blagg-Huey Library, Second Floor
The WASP memorial statue was sculpted by Jewel Estes of Dallas and donated to the TWU Library on April 20, 1995, by the WASP, WWII. The life-size bronze statue commemorating the experience of America’s women pilots of World War II is located in the Woman’s Collection.