“The Job Is Never Done” celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Social Welfare History Archives, founded in 1964 by University of Minnesota Emeritus Professor, Clarke Chambers.
The exhibit “Bibliophilia: Collecting Black Books,” on view through February 25, 2015 at Hennepin Gallery, celebrates Black History Month and demonstrates how the act of collecting African American literature is intimately tied to placing African American history at the center of American history and culture.
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.