Past Exhibits

March 2017

150 for 150: Celebrating 150 Years of Women at the University of Illinois is displaying in the North South Corridor through March.
Sponsor: Cindy Ingold
Contact: Cindy Ingold

The Art of the Thesis is displaying in the Marshall Gallery through February.
Sponsor: Graduate Student Exhibit Contest
Contact: Anna Trammell

NOTE: “The Art of the Thesis” is curated by Kelly Applegate, Graduate Assistant, Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship (IDEALS).

Kelly is one of two winners of this year’s Graduate Student Exhibit Contest, an event made possible by the very generous support of the late Dr. C. Barber Mueller.


November 2016

Veterans’ Day
Sponsor: University of Illinois Library; Chez Family Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education
Contact: JJ Pionke

Veterans' Day Exhibit 2016.

Veterans’ Day Exhibit 2016.


October 2016

Youth Literature Festival
Sponsor: Social Science, Health & Education Library
Contact: Nancy O’Brien


September 2016

Partitions and Empire: Ireland, India, Palestine and Beyond
Sponsor: International and Area Studies Library
Contact: Rini Bhattacharya Mehta; Mara Thacker 


August 2016

A Century of U.S. National Parks
Sponsor: Main Library, Central Access Services
Contact: Sally van der Graaff and Debora Pfeiffer

A Century of U.S. National Parks, September 2016.
A Century of U.S. National Parks, September 2016.
A Century of U.S. National Parks, September 2016.
A Century of U.S. National Parks, September 2016.


May 2016

Honoring Our Graduating Student Workers
Sponsor: Library Human Resources
Contact: Cindy Kelly

Winner #3, C. Barber Mueller Prize for Excellence in Exhibition Design: Books: Autobiographies
Sponsor: University of Illinois Library Exhibition Committee
Contact: Abigail Connick


April 2016

Books Without WordsIMG_6922
Sponsor: Social Science, Health, & Education Library; University of Illinois Library Exhibition Committee
Contact: Kim Looby; Mary Baker

Honoring Our Library Staff
Sponsor: Library Human Resources
Contact: Aneitre Johnson; Skye Arseneau


March 2016

Winner #2, C. Barber Mueller Prize for Excellence in Exhibition Design: A Snapshot of Women’s History at the University of Illinois, 1870-Present
Sponsor: University of Illinois Library Exhibition Committee
Contact: Leanna Barcelona

Brazil and Olympic Sport at the University of Illinois is open in the North-South Corridor and will run through March.
Sponsor: University of Illinois Library Exhibition Committee
Contact: Antonio Sotomayor; Chris Prom


February 2016

Winner #1, C. Barber Mueller Prize for Excellence in Exhibition Design: Art Books and Bindingimage2 (1)
Sponsor: University of Illinois Library Exhibition Committee
Contact: Kimberly Stelter

DRES Pioneer Timothy Nugent
Sponsor: Disability Research & Educational Services (DRES); Social Science, Health & Education Library
Contact: JJ Pionke; Pat Malik


January 2016

Honoring U of I Faculty
Sponsor: Office of Collections
Contact: Douglas Heintz

The Making of a Library Exhibit
Sponsor: Jody Waitzman
Contact: Jody Waitzman


December 2015

Youth Literature exhibit from October 2015.From the Illiac Suite to the Sal-Mar ConstructionFrom the Illiac Suite to the Sal-Mar ConstructionFrom the Illiac Suite to the Sal-Mar Construction
Youth Literature exhibit from October 2015.
From the Illiac Suite to the Sal-Mar Construction
From the Illiac Suite to the Sal-Mar Construction
From the Illiac Suite to the Sal-Mar Construction

From the Illiac Suite to the Sal-Mar Construction: Illinois’ Pioneering Experimental Music Studio is
Sponsor: Sousa Archives and Center for American Music
Contact: Scott Schwartz

Honoring U of I Faculty
Sponsor: Office of Collections
Contact: Douglas Heintz


November 2015

Veterans’ Day 2015
Sponsor: Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
Contact: JJ Poinke


October 2015

Homecoming All cases
Sponsor: Student Life and Culture Archives
Contact: Ellen Swain

History of Calligraphy
Contact: Laila Hussein Moustafa


September 2015

Celebrating the Biodiversity Heritage Library
Celebrating the Biodiversity Heritage Library
Celebrating the Biodiversity Heritage Library
Explore International Comics @ Illinois
Explore International Comics @ Illinois

Explore International Comics @ Illinois
Sponsor: International and Area Studies Library
Contact: Mara Thacker

Celebrating the Biodiversity Heritage Library
Contact: Kelli Trei and Nicole Helregel