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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” celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Social Welfare History Archives, founded in 1964 by University of Minnesota Emeritus Professor, Clarke Chambers.

Weird, Wild, & Wonderful

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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.
Photo of books and posters from the Bibliophilia exhibit at Hennepin Gallery

Bibliophilia: Collecting Black Books

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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.
Poster image for Sem, Gigi, and Caricature featuring detail of Sem au Bois image: pink horse wearing make up, stockings and high heeled shoes

Sem, Gigi, and Caricature

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The exhibition Sem, GiGi, and Caricature celebrates the new thirty-foot long acquisition Sem au Bois accompanied by other special collection materials contextualizing caricature during la Belle Epoque in France, and caricature expressed in the film GiGi.

Elements in Material: Lost Lake Peatland to Pin Oak Prairie

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Elements in Material: Lost Lake Peatland to Pin Oak Prairie, an exhibition of fiber art by Moira Bateman is on exhibit January 23 through February 23, 2015 at the Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library.

Juhla!: Celebrating 150 years of Finnish immigration to Minnesota

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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...

Ralph Rapson: A Legacy in Architecture and Design

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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...

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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, 2014 Where: Architecture Library Hours: Monday through Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00...
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Our Global Table: Food, History, and Culture

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Downton Abbey exhibit opens at Wangensteen Library

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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 May 3. What: Downton Abbey: Behind the Scenes of Health and Illness When: October...

‘Rejoice the Legacy!’

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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 Directions School groups welcome; contact Lisa Von Drasek at asc-clrc@umn.edu About the exhibit This exhibit...
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Little Syria, NY: An Immigrant Community’s Life & Legacy

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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 public Arab immigrants created a thriving neighborhood known as Little Syria...

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