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Laura Vitko

Laura Krueger Vitko is the associate editor for continuum at the University of Minnesota Libraries.

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Visualizing the Body: Celebrating 500 Years of Andreas Vesalius, Renaissance Art and Medical Revolution

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Visualizing the Body: Celebrating 500 Years of Andreas Vesalius, Renaissance Art and Medical Revolution

On view August 4, 2014 – May 8, 2015. This exhibit commemorates the 500th anniversary of Vesalius (1514-1564), and draws upon the Wangensteen Historical Library’s strong holdings in the history of anatomy. It explores Vesalius’s achievements, other benchmarks of anatomical illustration, and themes such as acquiring bodies, anatomy theaters, and 3-dimensional anatomical models.

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Labor in the Eyes of Artists: Zines, Scenes and In-Betweens

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Labor in the Eyes of Artists: Zines, Scenes and In-Betweens

On view April 1 – July 18, 2014 at the T.R. Anderson Gallery, Wilson Library. This exhibition includes artist zines, posters, and other forms of aesthetically derived text/image formats that explore issues of social justice and promote social change. The materials on exhibition are from the Francis V. Gorman Collection of Rare Art Books, the Social Welfare History Archives, and the University Libraries’ Special Collections.

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Treasures of the Northwest Architectural Archives

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Treasures of the Northwest Architectural Archives

Visit this historic Prairie School home and learn about the rich holdings of the Northwest Architectural Archives, part of the University of Minnesota Libraries. These archives house the drawings, photographs, and records of the work of notable Minnesota architects including Leon Arnal, Ralph Rapson, and John Howe.

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Closing reception & film screening: Labor in the Eyes of Artists

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Closing reception & film screening: Labor in the Eyes of Artists

Join us for a closing reception featuring films, refreshments, and the exhibit curators for the Labor in the Eyes of Artists exhibit! “Labor in the Eyes of Artists: Zines, Scenes, and In-Betweens” includes artist zines, posters, and other forms of aesthetically derived text/image formats that explore issues of social justice and promote social change.

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GLBT History Pavilion at Twin Cities Pride

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GLBT History Pavilion at Twin Cities Pride

Join the Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies to soak up a little history during the Twin Cities Pride Festival in Loring Park.

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The Highgrove Florilegium: A Celebration of Contemporary Botanical Art

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The Highgrove Florilegium: A Celebration of Contemporary Botanical Art

On view June 24-September 1, 2014. The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is the first stop in the Midwest for the traveling exhibit “The Highgrove Florilegium: A Celebration of Contemporary Botanical Art.” Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see 40 prints of exquisite botanical watercolors featuring plants from the Highgrove gardens of His Royal Highness Prince Charles.

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AHL Celebrates 40 Years with Highgrove Florilegium Exhibit Opening

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AHL Celebrates 40 Years with Highgrove Florilegium Exhibit Opening

Join us to celebrate the Andersen Horticultural Library 40th Anniversary with a grand opening reception for “The Highgrove Florilegium: A Celebration of Contemporary Botanical Art.”

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Vanished Landscapes: European Life, Landscapes and Architecture before the First World War

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Vanished Landscapes: European Life, Landscapes and Architecture before the First World War

On view June 9 – September 17, 2014. Photochroms–a photographic form of chromolithography that produces colorized images from black-and white negatives–were immensely popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Millions of prints were produced depicting thousands of scenes from around the world.

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Finals Week Hours and Stressbuster Activities

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Finals Week Hours and Stressbuster Activities

The University Libraries will offer “distraction-free” studying for finals that includes extended hours in our buildings, as well as stress-reducing activities. Use our spaces, our computers, our coffee shops, get help when you need it, and take a break with our awesome activities.

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‘My Life in the Theater: I Always Said Yes!’

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‘My Life in the Theater: I Always Said Yes!’

Wendy Lehr, the celebrated Twin Cities actor, director, and teacher will present “My Life in the Theater: I Always Said Yes!” at the Friends of the Libraries Annual Celebration on May 12 at the University of Minnesota Rarig Center.

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