Exhibits

The University of Michigan Library regularly presents highlights of unique collections in online exhibits and galleries across campus.

The Library also collaborates with the U-M community, as well as local and national artists, programs and organizations, to host exhibits. If you are interested in collaborating on an exhibit, please contact us at mlibrary-exhibits@umich.edu.

Featured Online Exhibits

Shakespeare on Page and Stage
Shakespeare on Page and Stage
Pablo Alvarez and Juli McLoone (Outreach Librarians & Curators at the University of Michigan Special Collections Library)

Our exhibit, Shakespeare on Page and Stage: A Celebration, is a historical journey through different versions of Shakespeare’s plays as they were edited for publication or interpreted for the stage. Starting with the Second Folio (1632), our online display includes a selection of landmark editions by authors and scholars like John Dryden, Nicholas Rowe...

Great Native American Chiefs
Great Native American Chiefs
Sherry Andrews & Michele Jones, Information Resource Assistant Seniors, University of Michigan Library.

This online exhibit recognizes eight historical Native American Chiefs throughout the United States. These Native American leaders and their tribes have always fought to preserve their lands and traditional ways of life.The history of these peoples are saturated with numerous battles  which have brought defeats as well as hard fought victories. These are glimpses, highlights of...

The Reflection of Technology in Brewing
The Reflection of Technology in Brewing
Meg Morrissey, Reader Services Assistant, Special Collections Library

The University of Michigan Special Collections Library presents a new student-curated project by recent UM School of Information graduate Meg Morrissey. This exhibit uses historical material from the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive and the...

Singing the Antiphonary
Singing the Antiphonary
Pablo Alvarez, Outreach Librarian & Curator, Special Collections Library, University of Michigan Library

On August 26, 2014, led by Dr. Stefano Mengozzi, a group of six singers recorded a selection of Gregorian chant music at the St. Thomas Apostle Catholic Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan. To be precise, they sang from a fifteenth-century Antiphonary from the University of Michigan Special Collections Library,...

Intersections: Cultures, Identities, Narratives
Intersections: Cultures, Identities, Narratives
Athena Jackson, Associate Director, Special Collections Library; Nerea Llamas, Head, International Studies; Latin American, Caribbean & Iberian Studies Librarian; with faculty partner: Ruth Behar, Victor Haim Perera Collegiate Professor of Anthropology

Intersections: Cultures, Identities, Narratives is drawn from the U-M Library Special Collections Library’s substantial holdings of artists’ books and centers on the artist Rolando Estévez, whose artistic oeuvre bridges the productivity of the...

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