John M. Olin Library now has increased space to highlight the Libraries’ Special Collections to promote cultural and intellectual enrichment. The exhibition spaces in the Thomas Gallery and the Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration give faculty, students, and staff better access to materials on site for classes and research, as well as more opportunities to co-curate exhibits.
- Declaration of Independence, John M. Olin Library, Level 1
- Julian Edison: A Giant in a Miniature World, John M. Olin Library, Level 1, Grand Stairwell
- Charting History: Data Visualization Through the Years, John M. Olin Library, Level 1, Thomas Gallery. On exhibit through December 6, 2019.
- Second Sight: Ethnographic Photography at Washington University Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration, Level 1 exhibits. On exhibit July 15 – December 6, 2019.
- Connecting Contexts: The Modern Literature Collection and The Letters of Samuel Beckett, John M. Olin Library, Level 1, Ginkgo Room. On exhibit through December 8, 2019.
- Highlights of 50 Years of Black Study & Activism, John M. Olin Library, Level 1, Grand Staircase. On exhibit through September 22, 2019.
- When They Were Young: Juvenilia in the Modern Literature Collection, John M. Olin Library, Level 1, Special Collections Reading Room. On view Monday-Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm through Fall 2019.
- A Celebration: 150 Years of Women at WashULaw, Washington University Law Library. On view through November 4, 2019.
More Artwork and Exhibits on View
- Exterior of the Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration, Levels 1-3, Olin Library
- Risa’s Landing, Level 2, Olin Library
- Blaeu’s Atlas Maior, Level A, Olin Library
Students and other university staff can also mount exhibits promoting their organizations and activities.
Digital exhibitions also highlight the diverse materials found through Special Collections.