Through January 30, 2015 What: Juhla!: Celebrating 150 years of Finnish immigration to Minnesota When: October 20, 2014 through January 30, 2015 Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library Atrium Gallery Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Parking information In 1864, a small group of Finns […]
Ralph Rapson: A Tribute to His Life and Work runs through January 16. 2015 at Elmer L. Andersen Library at the University of Minnesota. Rapson, former dean of the University’s School of Architecture (1954-1984), was the designer of iconic Twin Cities buildings such as the original Guthrie Theater, Cedar Square West, and the Rarig Center for the Performing Arts.
Our Global Table: Food, History, and Culture, an exhibit at the T.R. Anderson Gallery in Wilson Library, will explore the global history of the foods we eat in the United States and also the American origins of foods that have become staples elsewhere in the world. The exhibit, which runs through January 5, will feature items from the James Ford Bell Library.
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.