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Interior/Exterior: Portraits of the Major Arcana

The iconography of the tarot deck has been a source of inspiration for Art Institute International photography student, Madalyn Rowell. For this series of portraits, Rowell used familiar faces and matched them with particular tarot cards. The exhibit "Interior/Exterior: Portraits of the Major Arcana" is on view July 17 through September 17, 2015 at the Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library, 210 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St. S.E.
Sherlock Holmes

The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes

This exhibition highlights some of Mr. Holmes' mishaps, described by Dr. Watson and others, through art, artifacts, parodies, pastiches, and other "unofficial" adventures from the Sherlock Holmes Collections. The exhibit is open June 13 through September 30, 2016 at the Elmer L. Andersen Library Gallery.

Digging Up the Past

February 12 through May 18, 2018 at Elmer L. Andersen Library Gallery. This exhibit recovers the diverse, delightful, provocative, and sometimes unexpected stories from across the University of Minnesota’s Archives and Special Collections that have been unearthed as part of Umbra Search African American History’s effort to digitize hidden African American history materials.

Foraging for Sustenance

“Foraging for Sustenance,” an exhibition by Karen Gustafson, is open September 8, 2017 through February 26, 2018 at Andersen Horticultural Library at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. The exhibition is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board
Girl in canoe harvesting wild rice

Why Treaties Matter

Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations is a nationally recognized, award-winning, traveling exhibit made in partnership with the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. On view Monday, September 18 through Friday, October 13, 2017 at Walter Library, 2nd Floor.

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.

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.

GLBT History Pavilion at Twin Cities Pride

June 24 and 25, 2017. GLBT-History-Pavilion-at-Twin-Cities-PrideJoin the Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies to soak up a little history during the Twin Cities Pride Festival. Every year at the festival, archival materials are on display to provide a historical context of the GLBT community.

Weird, Wild, & Wonderful

Weird, Wild & Wonderful, The Second Triennial New York Botanical Garden Exhibition, curated by the American Society of Botanical Artists, is on display through May 17, 2015 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's Reedy Gallery.

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. The exhibit is open June 25 and 26, 2016 at the Loring Park Community Arts Building.

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.
Images of mosquitos from exhibit


"Bitten! Climate Change & Insect-Borne Disease," a traveling exhibit from Yale University's Peabody Museum of Natural History, will be featured at the University of Minnesota Libraries' Natural Resources Library March 28 through April 29, 2016.

Downton Abbey exhibit opens at Wangensteen Library

Extended Hours Thursday extended hours Exhibit will be open 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on May 15. Saturday extended hours Exhibit will be open 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. on...

Exhibit: Sherlock Holmes Through Time and Place

What: Sherlock Holmes: Through Time and Place When: July 11 - September 27, 2013 Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library & T.R. Anderson Gallery, 4th floor of Wilson Library Andersen Library: Hours...
Books designed by Steven McCarthy

Author as Designer: 30 Years of Books by Steven McCarthy

The exhibit displays a lively variety of works by graphic design professor Steven McCarthy, ranging from limited edition, handmade works printed on letterpress and desktop technologies to offset books that viewers can handle.