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Exhibits

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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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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The Papers of Alexander Granovsky

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The Papers of Alexander Granovsky

Through Aug. 31, 2014 What: The Papers of Alexander Granovsky. When: June 11 through Aug. 31, 2014 Who: Immigration History Research Center & Archives Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, hallway exhibit case outside of Andersen 311. The Immigration History Research Center Archives is hosting an exhibit of selections from the papers of Professor Granovksy, which reflect […]

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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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