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Public Displays & Lectures

Physical exhibits on view in the Libraries

Current Displays

Under the Wings of Artemis: The Crossroads of Scholarship and Art

Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 – Friday, Feb. 21, 2014
Allen Library Balcony, and Special Collections Lobby and Reading Rooms

Under the Wings of Artemis: The Crossroads of Scholarship and Art, Themes from the Academic Works of the UW Classics Faculty Reflected In Modern Book Arts features work from The Book Arts Collection in Libraries Special Collections. The exhibit is curated by Lauren Dudley and installed by Sandra Kroupa, Libraries Book Arts and Rare Books Curator
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Ongoing Displays

BHUTAN: ONE OF THE WORLD'S BIGGEST BOOKS

Suzzallo Library, 3rd floor, just outside the Graduate Reading Room

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Past Displays and Lectures

 

There is No Frigate Like a Book: Art & Artists' Books by Margery Hellmann

World of Tomorrow: Looking back at the Seattle Worlds Fair

April 16 - September 14, 2012

Merry Company - Pop-ups, Movables & Toy Books

Ended March 16, 2012

Shadows of a Fleeting World: Pictorial Photography and Seattle Camera Club (Henry Art Gallery)

February 12 - May 8, 2011

Marking Time / Time & Again

Dec. 2009 - Mar. 2010

The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: When the World Came to Campus

June 1 - November 24, 2009

She pondered those things in her heart : artists' books by Lois Morrison

March 9 - May 25, 2009

Enduring Themes : People And Place - Recent additions to the Pacific Northwest Collection

Dec. 2008 - Feb. 22, 2009

LOOKING GLASS FOR THE MIND: 350 YEARS OF BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

March 24 - November 12, 2008

COMPANIONABLE BOOKS: A CENTURY OF PUBLISHERS BINDINGS, 1820-1920

September 17, 2007-March 1, 2008

A PASSION FOR WORD & IMAGE: BOOKS BY ENID MARK

March 12-May 28, 2007

Endless Path, Beginningless Journey: Art & Artists' Books by Jim Koss

October 23, 2006 - February 28, 2007

Before the Door of God: 600 Years of Sacred Texts

August 14-October 6, 2006

Capturing Color: The Don Guyot Decorated Paper Collection

July 17-Aug. 25, 2006

The 64th Annual Western Books Exhibition

June 12 - Aug. 4, 2006

Stitched with love: Czech and Slovak Folk Dress From the Collection of Helen Cincebeaux, With Materials From the UW Libraries' Collections

May 1 - June 8, 2006

An Exploration of the Literature of Lewis and Clark

Jan. - Mar. 2006

Seeing the Big Picture: Preservation of Panoramic Photographs

Oct. 1 - Dec. 30, 2005

Circuit Riders for Book Arts: Vamp & Tramp: A Lecture by Bill & Vicky Stewart

Oct. 6, 2005

The 63rd Annual Western Books Exhibition

June 13 - Aug. 20, 2005

Modern Marblers: A Contemporary Revival Worldwide

May 9 - June 3, 2005

Pure Poppycock: The Paintings of Mr. Otis

Mar. 3 - May 5, 2005

Why I Love Books: The Artwork of Charles Hobson

Dec. 10, 2004 - Feb. 25, 2005

Researching the Road: Travel & Tourism in the Pacific Northwest

Aug. 20 - Oct. 15, 2004

Ancient Voices Speak: Recording a Northwest Heritage

May 14 - Aug. 24, 2004

In Flight: A Guild of Book Workers Travelling Exhibit

Mar. 22 - May 7, 2004

Forty Years in the Woods: The Northwest Logging Photography of Clark Kinsey

Jan. 7 - Mar. 12, 2004

Time Will Tell: Preserving Your Own Collections / Preserving the Library's Collections

Sept. 8 - Oct. 31, 2003

2002 Western Books Exhibit

June 26 - Aug. 20, 2003

The Workers of Suzzallo: A Photographic Portrait

Jan. 27 - Mar. 31, 2003

Shapers of History: The Daryl Brotman Gallery of American Political Figures

Sept. 9 - Nov. 1, 2002

Haida Architecture: Memory, Meaning and Power

May 6 - June 23, 2002

We Are All Strangers Bound by the Same Spirit: An Exhibit Celebrating the Diversity of Pacific Northwest Poets

Jan. 15 - Apr. 30, 2002

Mirrors of Gigantic Shadows: An Exhibition of Rare and Scarce Materials Related to Romanticism

Aug. 13 - Dec. 3, 2001