Exhibit Guidelines

These guidelines pertain to Brock University departments, committees or organizations who wish to use the exhibit/display space in the Matheson Learning Commons. The Matheson Learning Commons welcomes exhibits that support/highlight the learning, teaching and research activities of Brock University.

We reserve the right to refuse exhibits, cancel displays, and request removal, if necessary.

For Exhibitors

Exhibit spaces include 2 display cases inside the Learning Commons and 2 display cases outside the south entrance, along the Thistle Corridor.

When planning your display, please note the following:

  • Measurements for the display cases are as follows:
    • Learning Commons interior: 80″ wide x 17.75″ high x 15.5″ deep. (200 cm x 44 cm x 39 cm)
    • Thistle Corridor: 60.5″ wide x 16.5″ high x 15.5″ deep. (151 cm x 41 cm x 39 cm)
  • Please be respectful. Your exhibit should be free of discrimination or harassment based on race, religion, gender, ability, ethnicity, national origin, or sexual orientation.
  • Displays should not be used to promote or advertise, whether directly or indirectly, a commercial product or service.
  • Exhibit space is generally available in a 2 week block. Longer display periods can sometimes be accommodated.
  • You are responsible for the set up and the dismantling of your display.
  • The Learning Commons and the Library will not be responsible for lost, stolen or damaged materials.

Please submit your exhibit request.


Questions may be forwarded to Evelyn Smith esmith@brocku.ca