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Georgetown University Library - Exhibitions

For events in the Special Collections department, please see the calendar at the left.

Currently on View

In the Howard W. Gunlocke (C '34) Rare Book and Special Collections Room:
The 1970s at Georgetown: An Exhibition from the Georgetown University Archives
May 2009 - September 2009

In the Charles Marvin Fairchild (SFS '48) Memorial Gallery:
Etched by the Sea: Marine Views of Nelson Dawson
July 1 - November 1, 2009

In the Stephen Richard Kerbs (C '67) Exhibit Area:
You Don't Know Jack: A Small Tribute to the Mascots of Georgetown. A Seleciton of Materials from the University Archives.
June 1, 2009 - August 15, 2009

In the Leon Robbin (L '22) Gallery:
Vienna: City of Music
March 5, 2009 - June 6, 2009

Previous and Upcoming Exhibitions

Previous and upcoming exhibitions in the Gunlocke Reading Room include:
David Jones: A Painter of Words and his Circle (February 23 - May 22, 2009)
We Are Georgetown: Women, African Americans, and Latin Americans on Campus; A Selection of Over 200 Years of Records from the University Archives (December 2008 - February 2009)
Crew at Georgetown: A Selection of Materials from the University Archives (August - October 2008)
Covering American Literature: The Irving Levy Collection and 19th Century Bookbindings (June 1, 2008 - August 31, 2008)
Richard Helms: A Life in Intelligence (March 1, 2008 - May 31, 2008)
From the Hilltop to the Marne: A Selection of World War I Materials in Special Collecitons (November 2007 - February 2008)
The Photographs of Dorothy R. Miller: Visions of Arabia, 1947-1979 (May - October 2007)
Georgetown Men's Basketball, 1906-1907 to 2006-2007: A Spotlight on Ten Coaches, Ten Players, and Ten Decades of Hoops (January - April 2007)
James Ord and His Family: Beyond 200 Years in America (October - December 2006)
Radicalism: A Work in Progress ("Professor and Collector": Items from the Collection of Professor Maurice Jackson) (March - June 2006)
Leon Robbin and Music at Georgetown (October - December 2005)
Anthony Powell (July - October 2005)
The Phenomenon of Teilhard (April - July 2005)
"Monastic Bindings" of Three Centuries (January - March 2005)
Campania: Land of Myth and History/Luogo di Mito e Storia (December 2004)
Graham Greene at 100: A Centennial Celebration (September - December 2004)
Professor and Collector: Items Chose from the Library of Paul Betz (March - July 2004)
Paul C. Warnke and the Arms Control Association (January - February 2004)
Evelyn Waugh at 100: A Centennial Exhibition (October 2003 - January 2004)
Three Literary Missionaries (September - October 2003)
A Few of Our Favorite Things (May - September 2003)
Printing in Italy, 1477 - 1793 (March - May 2003)
German Publishers' Bookbindings 1811 - 1925 (Fall 2002 - Winter 2003)
An American Sampler from Four Centuries (Summer 2002)
Their Country's Call: The Byington, McHarg, and Porter Families in War and Peace (Summer 2001)
Georgetown 250: A View from the Hilltop (Spring 2001)
Treasures of the Lauinger Library: An Exhibition for the Millenium (November 2000 - February 2001)
Technology on TIME: An Exhibit of People and Events that have Shaped Our World (Spring - Summer 2000)
C.S. Forester & Horation Hornblower: A Centenary Exhibit (June - September 1999)
Household Names: Washington Writers and Their Friends (Spring 1999)
Women of Letters: Selections from the Papers of Women Writers at Georgetown University (Spring 1998)
Written Relics: Autographs from the Talbot Collection (Fall 1997)
First Books by American Writers, 1786 - 1984 (1997)
Gutenberg and Beyond: Books, Libraries, and Changing Technology (Spring 1996)
Georgetown and the Hemisphere (December 1994)
Georgetown University: A Documentary History (1989)
The American Mission: Maryland Jesuits from Andrew White to John Carroll (1976)

Previous and upcoming exhibitions in the Fairchild Gallery include:
Etched by the Sea: Marine Views of Nelson Dawson (July 1 - November 1, 2009)
Screening Prints: Fifity Years of Cuban Cinema Posters,1959 - 2009 (March 13 - June 30, 2009)
Pathways to the Presidency: Election and Inauguration Items from Special Collections (November 17, 2008 - March 12, 2009)
Views of Italy: A Special Collections Exhibition (August 1 - November 28, 2008)
Revealing the Light: Mezzotint Engravings at Georgetown University (March 31 - July 31, 2008)
This Print is Your Print, This Print is My Print: A Student-Curated Selection of American 20th Century Prints from Georgetown Library (December 3, 2007 - March 9, 2008)
Extraordinary Journeys: Portuguese Rare Books at Georgetown University, (1580-1725)
(September 17 - December 2, 2007)
Shakespeare at Georgetown (May 8 - September 16, 2007)
John DePol (1913-2004): A Memorial Exhibition (November 2006 - February 2007)
Summertime Selections from Historic Harper's Weekly (June - September 2006)
Audubon's Birds of America: Selections from the "Amsterdam Edition" (February - June 2006)
Tilting at Windmills: Don Quixote at 400 (October 2005 - January 2006)
Lynd Ward: A Centennial Appreciation (June - October 2005)
The Professionalization of An American Woman Printmaker: The Early Career of Grace Albee, 1915 - 1934 (March - June 2005)
John W. Winkler's Drawings for The Constitutional Convention of 1787 (December 2004 - March 2005)
20 Years of Prints for the Washington Print Club's 40th Anniversary (September - November 2004)
Histories and Tragedies from the Boydell Shakespeare Folio (May - August 2004)
Visual Arts of Japan (February - May 2004)
Masters in Mezzotint: Color Prints by S. Arlent Edwards (November 2003 - February 2004)
Visual Arts of the Americas, Part 2: Canada and the United States (July - October 2003)
Visual Arts of the Americas, Part 1: Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States (May - July 2003)
Journey to Abstraction: Jacob Kainen Prints, 1939 - 1977 (January - May 2003)
Religious Drawings by John Watson Davis (October 2002 - January 2003)
Charles Quest: Visions in Copper and Wood (Summer - Fall 2002)
Aline Fruhauf: The Face of Music II (Spring 2002)
Visions of America (Winter 2001 - 2002)
Vintage British Railway Posters (Fall 2001)
Lynd Ward As Illustrator (Summer 2001)
Ralph Fabri: American Visionary Printmaker (Winter - Spring 2001)
PRINTMAKERS A - Z: Selections from Georgetown's Collections (Summer - Fall 2000)
First Call: American Posters of World War One from the Collection of Roger N. Mohovich (November 1999 - February 2000)
British Printmakers of the 1890s (August - October 1999)
"In My Father's House..." Preludes to Easter: The Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Christ (Spring 1999)
Architecture in Fine Prints (December 1998 - February 1999)
Harry Hopkins and the New Deal: As Seen by the Cartoonists (September - December 1998)
Take Up The Sword of Justice: British Posters of World War One from Roger N. Mohovich (Winter 1998)
A Printmaker's Journey: The Graphic Art of Jörg Schmeisser (October - December 1997)

Previous and upcoming exhibitions in the Kerbs Exhibit Area include:
You Don't Know Jack: A Small Tribute to the Mascots of Georgetown. A Selection of Materials from the University Archives (June 1, 2009 - August 15, 2009).
Caring for Library Books: An Exhibit for Preservation Awareness Week, April 12-18, 2009 (April 9, 2009 - May 31, 2009)
Cry Havoc! Poetry of War and Remembrance, 1968-2008: An Exhibit for the Lannan Literary Symposium and Festival, March 30 & 31, 2009 (March 15, 2009 - April 8, 2009)
A Jesuit Heritage Exhibit: America: The National Catholic Weekly: 100 Years of Publication, 1909-2009 (January 15 - March 14, 2009)
The President Comes to Georgetown: Photographs of Presidential Visits to Georgetown University (October 1, 2008 -December 31, 2008)
Before the Frost by Henning Menkell: First Year Academic Workshop (September 2008)
Faster, Higher, Stronger: Georgetown Olympians (June 1 - August 31, 2008)
"Let Freedom Ring:" Art and Democracy in the King Years 1954-1968: An Exhibit for the Lannan Symposium and Festival, April 15-17, 2008, Georgetown University (April 1 - May 31, 2008)
Francis A. Barnum, S.J.: Linguist, Archivist, Humorist (January 28 - March 31, 2008)
A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.: An Exhibit from the Special Collections Research Center
(January 7 - January 27, 2008)
Georgetown and Watergate (November 2007 - January 6, 2008)
Vietnam and the Hilltop (October 2007)
The First-Year Student Academic Workshop: Nuruddin Farah's Knots (September 2007)
New Visions of Dante (May - August 2007)
The NCAA Championship: 1984, An Exhibit in Celebration of 100 Years of Men's Basketball at Georgetown, 1906-1907 to 2006-2007 (January - April 2007)
Happy 250th, Wolfgang Amadeus (November - December 2006)
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood: First-Year Academic Workshop (September 2006)
British Council Books Exhibit (April - August 2006)
"The World Republic of Literature": An Exhibit of the Lannan Symposium and Festival, April 10-12, 2006 (April 2006)
Highly Decorated: The Work of Brother Francis C. Schroen, S.J. (February - March 2006)
Francis Biddle: A Man of Authority (January 2006)
In The Aggregate: The Planning and Building of Lauinger Library (Lauinger Library's Thirty-Fifth Anniversary) (October 2005 - January 2006)
The Map of Love by Ahdaf Soueif (September 2005)
Anthony Powell: A Centennial Exhibition (May - August 2005)
Are You Ready to Celebrate Founders' Day and Maryland Day? (March - April 2005)
Jesuit Heritage Week 2005: Georgetown's Renaissance Man: Francis Leslie Fadner, Jr., S.J., 1910–1987 (February 2005)
Petrarch: A Septicentennial Commemoration (December 2004 - January 2005)
Graham Greene at 100: An Exhibit About the Speakers for the Symposium, September 24, 2004 (September - October 2004)
After the Quake: Stories by Haruki Murakami (September 2004)
Yankee Doodle Dandy: A Celebration of George M. Cohan (July 2004)
Going for the Gold: Georgetown and the Paris Olympics, 1900 (May - June, July - September 2004)
Concrete Expressions of Georgetown's Jesuit Heritage: A Photographic Sampler of Campus Buildings and the Jesuits for Whom They are Named From the University Archives (January - April 2004)
Appalachian Photographs of Robert Newton Cooper (October 2003 - January 2004)
The Feast of the Goat and a Sampling of Other Books by Mario Varga Llosa (September - October 2003)
Documenting the Manuscript Society (May - September 2003)
Jesuit Heritage: Highlights from the Mellin Gift (February - April 2003)
Imagining Literary Blackness (Fall 2002 - Winter 2003)
My Name Is Red and Turkish Miniature Painting (Fall 2002)
A Tribute to Paul Hume (1915 - 2001): American Man of Music (Summer 2002)
Hollywood-Military Connection: A Selection from the Lawrence H. Suid Collection (Spring 2002)
Bookmarks of Yore (Fall 2001)
"Thirty Dollars a Week for Knowing Nothing:" The Letters of Louise Miller Boyer (Summer 2001)
Special Exhibit for Maryland Day: Lord Baltimore and the Groups of Legislators (1783) by James Barry (March 2001)
The President Comes to Georgetown: Photographs of Presidential Visits to Georgetown University
Candomble: An Afro-Brazilian Religion (2000)
Into the Twenty-First Century: The Transfer of the Panama Canal to Panamanian Control (1999)

Previous and upcoming exhibitions in the Robbin Gallery include:
Vienna: City of Music (6 March - 5 June 2009)
Lieder, Love Songs & Lullabies: Music that Takes us Home (16 September 2008 - 5 March 2009)
George H. O'Connor: Georgetown's Troubadour to the Presidents (January 2008 - 15 September 2008)
Singing on Sesame Street with Joe Raposo (April 2007 - December 2007)
George Gershwin's World (September 2006 - March 2007)
And They Lynched Him On A Tree: William Grant Still (1895-1978) and Katherine Biddle (1890-1977) (April - August 2006)
Leon Robbin and Music at Georgetown (October 2005 - March 2006)
Album Leaves (July - October 2005)
Washington's Own! John Philip Sousa (April - June 2005)
Two Black Composers: R. Nathaniel Dett and J. Rosamond Johnson (January - April 2005)
Donizetti (September - December 2004)
Famous Fiddlers: Joseph Joachim and Fritz Kreisler (May - August 2004)
The Music of Mr. Wesley: Manuscripts of Works by Charles Wesley (1757 - 1834) (January - April 2004)
Musical Autographs from the Library of Paul Hume (May 2003 - January 2004)
Musical Manuscripts by Vittorio Rieti (Winter - Spring 2003)
Facing the Music: Portraits of 20th Century American Composers (November 2002 - February 2003)
The Hollywood Years: Music by Lew Pollack (July - November 2002)
American Musical Manuscripts (May - July 2002)
Music for Organ & Piano (February - May 2002)
A Selection of Sacred Musical Manuscripts (November 2001 - January 2002)

 

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