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

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 consultant: 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...

What Makes a Home
What Makes a Home
Alex Purcell, University Library Associate at AAEL.

The University of Michigan AAEL Special Collections presents a new exhibit for the Fall 2014 semester: What Makes a Home. This exhibit highlights artists' books in the collection that utilize the themes of family and home.

Puzzle Me This: Early binding fragments from the U of M Papyrology Collection.
Puzzle Me This: Early binding fragments from the U of M Papyrology Collection.
Julia Miller, Guest Curator

The motivation for this exhibit of early binding fragments in the University of Michigan Papyrology Collection was the completion of a long-held wish on my part. The wish was to determine what might be found in the way of binding fragments in a fascinatingly...

Smallpox Eradication in India, 1972-1977
Smallpox Eradication in India, 1972-1977
Nadia J. Lalla, Assistant Director, Collections and Information Services, Taubman Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan, and Marie Boissière, intern, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Sciences de l'Information et des Bibliothèques (France)

“The rapid eradication of smallpox from the place that was for many years the world’s principal endemic focus of the disease [i.e., India] has been singled out as one of the great victories in the history of public health: only twelve months separated a peak of more than 8,000 infected villages in May, 1974, and 188,000 cases in that year, from the last...

Maps and Map-making in India
Maps and Map-making in India
Lisa Lorenzo and Corinne Vieracker, Reference Assistants at the Stephen S. Clark Library

The University of Michigan Library is honored and delighted to be a part of the “India in the World” College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) Theme Semester. This exhibit highlights the

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