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

Travel Through Maps & Narratives: An Exhibit on Travel & Tourism
Travel Through Maps & Narratives: An Exhibit on Travel & Tourism
Exhibit Assistants Sarah Helm & Erin Platte

"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 trek, seeking an adventure in a...

From Trace to Text: Highlights from the University of Michigan Papyrology Collection
From Trace to Text: Highlights from the University of Michigan Papyrology Collection
Arthur Verhoogt (Professor of Papyrology and Greek, former Acting Archivist of the Papyrology Collection), Adam Hyatt (former Papyrology Collection Manager)

The University of Michigan Papyrus Collection is a premier collection of papyri, recognized worldwide for its great breadth and the excellence in research, teaching, and outreach it supports.  Founded by the visionary Francis W. Kelsey, the Papyrus Collection has been the training...

From General Library to Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library
From General Library to Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library
Sanam Arab, Access Services Librarian

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.

Translating Homer
Translating Homer
Pablo Alvarez, Outreach Librarian & Curator, Special Collections Library

This is an online version of the exhibit “Translating Homer: from Papyri to Alexander Pope,” which was on display at U-M’s Hatcher Graduate Library from August 9-October 7, 2012.  Based on holdings from the Papyrology Collection and the...

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