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Ralph Rapson: A Legacy in Architecture and Design

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.

Getting to Truths: An Exhibition featuring zines from the Marshall Weber Culture Wars Zine...

Through October 7, 2014 What: Getting to Truths: An Exhibition featuring zines from the Marshall Weber Culture Wars Zine Collection 1976-2013 When: September 17 through October 7,...
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Our Global Table: Food, History, and Culture

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.
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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.

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.

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.

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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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...
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‘Rejoice the Legacy!’

February 10 through May 14, 2014 What: Exhibit: "Rejoice the Legacy!" When: February 10 - May 14, 2014 Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library Exhibit Hours  |  Parking and...
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Little Syria, NY: An Immigrant Community’s Life & Legacy

What: Little Syria, NY: An Immigrant Community's Life & Legacy When: October 10, 2013 - January 15, 2014 Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library Hours and location Free and open to the...

Exploring Kierkegaard in Minnesota

What: Exploring Kierkegaard in Minnesota When: May 9 - August 31, 2013 Where: Government Publications, Basement level, Wilson Library Free and open to the public Hours and location. This exhibit covers four...

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...

Beauty in a Briefcase: Images from Horticultural Sample Books

What: Beauty in a Briefcase: Images from Horticultural Sample Books When: Through October 13, 2013 Where: Andersen Horticultural Library Hours, fees, and location Nineteenth century nursery firms hired salesmen to travel...