Clark Library Exhibits and Events

The Clark Library hosts exhibits that have included art work, maps, and other materials that provide unique perspectives on the history, geography, and cultures of the world. These exhibits draw heavily from the library's collections, and often engage students in their creation and curation.

Collage of Clark Posters

 

Exhibits

Current Exhibits

Organic Matter

June 7th to September 6th, 2019

Organic Matter is a series of diverse multimedia works inspired by the natural world, both real and artificial ecosystems, unparalleled in their complexity and chaos, created and curated by the Media Design artists at the Office of Academic Innovation. The diversity of the pieces surrounding by a unified theme speaks to the team's strengths and how they each independently work and create art. The artists are Cy Abdelnour, Andre' Barbour, Jeff Butler, Eleanor Daftuar, Alex Hancook, Sean Curtis Patrick." 

Image of a bird with names of the exhibitors in bright white text

 

 

Disorder on the Border

poster for exhibit, with exhibit title overlaid on a decorative background

A Clark Library Art Installation in Conjunction with the Stamps School of Art & Design Exhibition - Bookmarks: Speculating the Futures of the Book and Library

By Erin Platte and Tim Utter

Disorder on the Border explores the wonder, beauty, and variety of maps, and what happens when, through a lack of organizing structures, we cross over the map’s orderly borders and begin the fall into the abyss of disorder. 

When: March 26, 2019 - May 26, 2019

Where: the Stephen S. Clark Library

Online exhibits
Past exhibits

If you have a question about an exhibit or are interested in collaborating with the Clark on an exhibit, please email our exhibit coordinator at clarkexhibits@umich.edu .

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Last modified: 06/05/2019