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Exhibits

Exploring Minnesota’s Natural History

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Exploring Minnesota’s Natural History

Beginning in 1872 the Minnesota Geological and Natural History Survey, the departments of Botany and Zoology, and the Bell Museum of Natural History sought to document the natural state of Minnesota. This exhibit introduces many individuals who documented and studied Minnesota’s natural environment between the 1870s and 1940s and showcases the natural wonders of the state. The exhibit opens June 8, 2015 at Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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K Is for Kiss-Me-Over-the-Garden-Gate

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K Is for Kiss-Me-Over-the-Garden-Gate

From apples to zinnias, stunning images in this horticultural alphabet highlight Andersen Horticultural Library’s special collections of vintage seed catalogs, treasured rare books, and 19th-century garden magazines. This upcoming exhibit at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Reedy Gallery opens May 23, 2015.

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Sphere of Existence

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Sphere of Existence

“Sphere of Existence” features original contemporary prints from 20 artists and printmakers, created using the format and dimensions of Martin Waldseemüller’s Globe Gores, produced in 1507, and the handmade printmaking technologies that Waldseemüller employed.

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Magna Carta, 800 Years: Rights and the Rule of Law

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Magna Carta, 800 Years: Rights and the Rule of Law

The University of Minnesota Law Library is celebrating Magna Carta’s anniversary with a special exhibition, “Magna Carta, 800 Years: Rights and the Rule of Law,” at the Riesenfeld Rare Books Research Center. The exhibit runs through December 15, 2015.

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“The Job Is Never Done”: Fifty Years of Documenting Social Welfare History

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“The Job Is Never Done”: Fifty Years of Documenting Social Welfare History

“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.

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