Exhibits in Special Collections

Poster for Debut: An Exhibition of Recent AcquisitionsDebut: An Exhibition of Recent Acquisitions

Department of Special Collections, 976 Memorial Library

August 27 – December 24, 2018

Showcasing new acquisitions from the Kohler Art Library, Mills Music LibrarySpecial Collections, and University Archives.

Highlights include: artists’ books that respond to contemporary political issues; Japanese materials related to the Russo-Japanese War and World War II; original paintings of cats and dogs by comic artist (and UW-Madison faculty member) Lynda Barry; selections from the Ben Sidran Papers and the archive of Cuca Records; realia from the LGBTQ Archive Project; and rare books and manuscripts in the areas of history of science, women’s literature, and much more.

The exhibit was curated by a collective of staff members (Susan Barribeau, Jeanette Casey, Paloma Celis-Carbajal, Yoriko Dixon, Lyn Korenic, Katie Nash, Robin Rider, and Lisa Wettleson), under the leadership of Carly Sentieri.

Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.