Posts tagged with exhibits in Blog Beyond the Reading Room
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March 6, 2023 •
Join us this Wednesday, 8 March, at 4 pm for refreshments, viewing, and casual conversation with the student curators of "Openings: Title Pages in the History of Printed Books"!
February 24, 2023 •
The Special Collections Research Center is pleased to announce a new exhibit featuring the title page. Students in a Fall 2022 History Lab class researched and created the exhibit.
February 20, 2023 •
The Special Collections Research Center is pleased to announce the installation of new labels contextualizing John James Audubon’s The Birds of America, which is on display in the newly-renamed Hatcher Gallery Exhibit Room. the new labels acknowledge Audubon's role as an enslaver and vocal opponent of abolition, and further contextualize both The Birds and its author within the social and scientific landscape of the 19th century.
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.