“Dis-connect” Exhibition in Central and Divinity Libraries April 4-18

The library is pleased to be the art site selected by the eight students from Professor Ziegler’s ARTS1502 Installation class. The exhibition, entitled “Dis-connect,” looks at the roles of technology and books as content providers and at how students connect and disconnect in the library. Everyone is invited to attend a reception for the students… Keep Reading

Vanderbilt’s Judaica Collection : 70 Years in the Making

An exhibition has opened this spring commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Mary and Harry Zimmerman Judaica Collection in the Vanderbilt University Divinity Library. The collection, established in 1945, has grown to over 20,000 titles and includes archival material from Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber, and Nahum Glatzer. Items on display include medals commemorating people and… Keep Reading

New Exhibit: Amazonian and Andean Travelers 1660-1868

A new exhibit in the Central Library showcases Brazilian and Peruvian travel accounts from the Library’s Special Collections. The exhibit, located on the fourth floor by the elevators and the sixth floor alcove, corresponds with the Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory,which will meet at Vanderbilt beginning this Saturday, February 28. The exhibit will… Keep Reading

MLK Weekend of Service

In commemoration of the MLK Weekend of Service, the library will have two exhibits with historic Civil Rights images and recordings from our Special Collections. One exhibit will be on the 2nd floor gallery of the Central Library; the other is on the library’s outdoor light exhibit, on 21st Avenue So.  Both exhibits will be… Keep Reading

“(Always) On the Road (Again): U.S. Theatre on Tour”: Lecture presented by Professor Charlotte Canning, October 31, 4:10

“(Always) On the Road (Again): U.S. Theatre on Tour” A lecture presented by Professor Charlotte Canning October 31, 2012 4:10 p.m. Central Library Community Room   “(Always) On the Road (Again): U.S. Theatre on Tour” looks at the history of U.S. performance in the 20th century as the story of the road. From tent shows… Keep Reading

Vanderbilt Libraries’ exhibit spotlights beloved entertainers – ‘Stage & Screen’ draws from performing arts collections

The Library’s exhibit ‘Stage & Screen’ is highlighted in Vanderbilt News.  Click here for full article. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled to run through June 28, 2013.  For more information, contact Celia Walker, director of special projects, at (615) 343-4701 or celia.walker@vanderbilt.edu.

Library Exhibit: Stage & Screen

Stage & Screen: The Star Quality of Vanderbilt’s Performing Arts Collections September 7, 2012-June 28, 2013 This year’s library exhibition draws on some of the most visually interesting resources in our archives. Stage & Screen: The Star Quality of Vanderbilt’s Performing Arts Collections highlights collections of dance, music, film, costume, set design, theatre, and radio…. Keep Reading

New Exhibit on View in Central Library

Please check out a new exhibit on the Central Library 4th and 6th floors curated by Pam Morgan as part of the University’s Human Identities: Global, Local, Personal Project, a year-long series of events, lectures, and programs designed in conjunction with the Commons Reading 2012 [Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression… Keep Reading

More Than You Can Chew

Food for Thought or Bad Taste? (artists’ statements) Last year, the library approached Professor Mel Ziegler to consider the Central Library’s new Food for Thought Café as a location for an exhibition of art created by one of his classes. One of the café’s unique features is a repurposing of the 1941 card catalog with… Keep Reading