Category Archives: Exhibitions

The Irvin Department’s Weird Science exhibit is the perfect way to celebrate Halloween

The Irvin Department’s current exhibit, Weird Science: A History of Human Knowledge, traces the history of science at its most fantastical.  The exhibit highlights the development of crucial technical discoveries like microscopy or astronomy and concepts like Darwin’s theory of … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Ron Rash Archive now on display in the Irvin Department Gallery

The Irvin Department’s current exhibit, “More than a Southern Author: Influences and Impact in the Works of Ron Rash,” explores the newly acquired Ron Rash Archive by highlighting the author’s allusions and references to other literary classics within his works.  … Continue reading

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Our New Exhibition: Art in the Library

Art in the Library: Original Artwork in the Collections of the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Open now through early January, 2014.      A special collections library is primarily a repository for printed and manuscript materials. But … Continue reading

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Gettysburg: History and Memory is now open

Our new exhibition, timed to coincide with the Battle’s 150th anniversary this summer, is titled “Gettysburg: History and Memory.” Here is the introductory text: The Battle of Gettysburg resonates with us in ways that are somehow different from our historical … Continue reading

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