Browse Exhibits

Intersections: Cultures, Identities, Narratives

Dos Mujeres, una Isla; closed

Intersections: Cultures, Identities, Narrativesis 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 Cuban imprint, Ediciones Vigía,…

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What Makes a Home

The topography of home

The University of Michigan AAEL Special Collectionspresents 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. The artists' books in this exhibit have a variety of structures and forms,…

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Puzzle Me This: Early binding fragments from the U of M Papyrology Collection.

Heeber for Omeka

The motivation for this exhibit of early binding fragments in the University of MichiganPapyrology Collectionwas 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 diverse collection of materials with which…

Smallpox Eradication in India, 1972-1977

Smallpox recognition card

“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…

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Maps and Map-making in India

Atlas Vallard

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 Clark and Hatcher Libraries’ extensive collections of materials from and about India,…

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Engraved in Wood: The Work of John DePol (1913–2004)

John DePol, Self-Portrait, 1989

This online exhibit, "Engraved in Wood: The Work of John DePol (1913–2004)," serves as an introduction to the incredible wood engravings of this American master. From March 3, 2014 until June 5, 2014 (postponed from an earlier date), the accompanying physical exhibition will be the inaugural…

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