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The University of Michigan Library regularly exhibits the rich and unique collections of its nineteen libraries. The Library also collaborates with the UM community, as well as local and national artists, programs and organizations to host exhibits in our spaces. The exhibits are both digital and physical, displayed in galleries and in exhibit spaces throughout the Libraries.
Please see the map of exhibit spaces in the menu at the left and browse our featured online exhibits below.
Featured Online Exhibits
"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page." - St. Augustine of Hippo
Humans have always traveled, but our reasons for travel have changed and multipled over time. Travel has evolved into an industry with social, economic, and environmental impacts. People all over the world make journeys, whether beginning a religiously motivated...
From General Library to Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library is an exhibit of photographs of the establishment and evolution of the University of Michigan Library and its major building, the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library.
The Organic Act of March 18, 1837, established the...
This exhibit highlights selected unique interior and exterior features of the University of Michigan University Library's buildings.
From the birth of the University of Michigan in 1837, the Legislature and the Board of Regents prioritized the creation and maintenance of a library. John James Audubon's Birds of America ...