Posts tagged with exhibits
January 10, 2023 •
The Special Collections Research Center is pleased to announce a new exhibit featuring a selection of manuscripts, early printed books, and artifacts illustrating Mesopotamian, Greek, Islamic, and Western European astronomies. Join the curators on Thursday, 12 January, 4-6p in the Hatcher Gallery for a reception celebrating the opening of the exhibit followed by an exhibit tour.
October 25, 2022 •
Have you been traveling? Visiting exhibits at museums and libraries? Check out materials from our collections currently out on loan for exhibition!
July 7, 2022 •
A new exhibit pairs a dozen selections from the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive (Special Collections Research Center) with dishes from the International Museum of Dinnerware Design. Enjoy this display in the Audubon Room from Thursday, July 7 to Thursday, September 29.
February 1, 2022 •
Join the Special Collections Research Center next Tuesday (8 February) at 4 pm EST for our next After Hours virtual open house of the term celebrating the launch of Ed Yellin and Jean Fagan Yellin’s book, In Contempt: Defending Free Speech, Defeating HUAC. In writing this book, the authors drew heavily upon materials that are now part of the Labadie Collection.
December 7, 2021 •
Join the Special Collections Research Center next Tuesday (14 December) at 4 pm EST for our final After Hours virtual open house of the term exploring materials from the Joseph A. Labadie Collection relating to prison abolition, prisoner support, and political prisoners.
November 2, 2021 •
Join the Special Collections Research Center next Tuesday (9 November) at 4 pm EDT for our third After Hours virtual open house of the term exploring a selection of manuscripts containing the sacred texts of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam!
November 16, 2020 •
We are pleased to announce the launching of a new online exhibit: "Sacred Hands." This virtual display highlights an extraordinary selection of manuscripts containing the sacred texts of the three Abrahamic religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It includes manuscripts that are highly treasured for their textual and artistic value, such as a tenth-century Torah, the earliest known papyrus of St. Paul's Epistles, early illuminated Byzantine manuscripts of the Four Gospels, and a wide selection of manuscripts containing the Qur'an.
June 16, 2020 •
We are pleased to announce the opening of a new online exhibit: Written Culture of Christian Egypt: Coptic Manuscripts from the University of Michigan Collection. This online display is a virtual record of an actual physical exhibit that took place at the Audubon Room of the University of Michigan Library between November 12, 2018 and February 17, 2019. Curated by Alin Suciu and Frank Feder (Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Germany), and with the collaboration of Pablo Alvarez (Special Collections Research Center), the display includes highlights from our collections of Coptic fragments and codices held at the Papyrology Collection and the Special Collections Research Center.
May 8, 2020 •
The Special Collections Research Center is pleased to announce a new online exhibit: A Menagerie of Animal Tales, curated by students in Dr. Lisa Makman’s English 313 course: Children’s Literature and the Invention of Modern Childhood.
January 15, 2020 •
The Special Collections Research Center is pleased to announce the new exhibit Dear Stranger: Diaries for the Public and Private Self. Join us to celebrate the power of personal writing at the exhibit opening and journaling workshop on Tuesday, January 21.