Exhibits in Special Collections

Given to Remember: The Holocene Extinction in Print

976 Memorial Library

January 28, 2022-May 22, 2022

Open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

poster for exhibit "Given to Remember"


“Given to Remember: The Holocene Extinction in Print” is an exhibit featuring materials from UW-Madison libraries, including UW-Madison Special Collections, the Kohler Art Library, Memorial Library, and Steenbock Library of Agricultural & Life Sciences, Engineering, Veterinary Medicine. Highlights include a variety of printed works by geologists, zoologists, and other naturalists, both historical and modern; a display of fine press and artist’s books that engage with concepts such as biodiversity and environmental degradation; and a selection of artistic and literary treatments of extinct species of animals and plants. Curated by Carly Sentieri, Research Services Librarian for Special Collections.