This spring, UW-Madison Libraries will host an exciting exhibit and event series focusing on the history and artistry of paper. Text Support: A Library Exhibit About Paper is a multi-library exhibit co-curated by Tracy Honn of Silver Buckle Press and Lyn Korenic of the Kohler Art Library. The exhibit will run from April 15 through [...]
UW-Madison Libraries’ Susan Barribeau was recently invited to participate on a panel of private and institutional collectors at the Grolier Club in New York City to speak about the Little Magazines collection. Susan, who is the collection manager for the Little Magazine Collection at UW-Madison, traveled to New York last week and spoke alongside private collectors [...]
Judith Kaplan, Ph.D., History of Science, and guest co-curator for the exhibit “Parts and Wholes,” will offer a gallery talk in Special Collections (976 Memorial Library) this Friday. Her talk will address the process of selecting books, periodicals, and museum specimens from Special Collections, Silver Buckle Press, the Ebling Library Historical Collections, the Zoological Museum, [...]
Southeast Asian Images & Texts (SEAiT) is a digital archive of unique and beautiful historical images accessible through the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center (UWDCC). SEAiT’s mission is to put “rare materials into the hands of students” in order to support scholarship in the field of Southeast Asian studies; a partnership with the UWDCC [...]
“Parts and Wholes” is the current exhibit on display in Special Collections. The exhibit runs until March 2013. From the Special Collections website: What is a part? What is a whole? How are issues of hierarchy, time, and relationship conveyed or at issue in print? This exhibit — presented in conjunction with the workshop, “What [...]
Spotted in the lobby of Memorial Library: an exhibit of historic publications related to public perceptions and examinations of Pierre and Marie Curie and their work, from the holdings of the Department of Special Collections. The Curies are the subject of the Go Big Read title for 2012, Radioactive by Lauren Redniss.
An Exhibit Honoring “Victorian Networks,” the 2012 conference of the North American Victorian Studies Association Department of Special Collections 976 Memorial Library September 24 – November 30, 2012 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Although Queen Victoria is famously credited with the arch comment “We are not amused,” her subjects found diversion [...]
A new exhibit, “Expanding the Home Circle: An Exhibit of Artists’ Books Paired with Illustrated Books from the Cairns Collection of American Women Writers,” is on display in Memorial Library’s Special Collections department. The exhibit, on display until Sept. 14, was created and curated by UW-Madison art department alumna Rachel Melis. “This current exhibit focuses [...]