News about exhibitions

  • Posted on: Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 11:49am
    13 February 2015 - 19 July 2015  This exhibition documents the contemporary representation of Versailles through a multifaceted array of prints, books, maps, medals, and manuscripts. It highlights in particular those elements that today survive only on paper: ephemeral festivals; short-lived...
  • Posted on: Monday, 15 December 2014 - 12:04pm
    Marquand Library is currently exhibiting two elegant books of portraits by Jacopo Strada, an artist who played a complex role in the cultural life of Renaissance Europe’s most powerful courts. Imperatorum Romanorum…, a regal, folio-sized volume published in 1559, features 118 full-page portrait...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 3 September 2014 - 11:32am
    Marquand Library will be exhibiting volumes from Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai’s famous 19th century manga series, (Denshin kaishu) Hokusai manga [(Transmitting the Spirit and Revealing the Form of Things) Random Drawings of Hokusai] through the end of November. When we hear the word “manga”...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 29 May 2014 - 8:48am
    The exhibition will feature a diverse array of toys and picture books focused around a central theme of all things constructive. Architects and architecture, builders and buildings, prints and cards and books and blocks! The items featured in the exhibit hail from 10 countries, across 3 continents...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 26 February 2014 - 10:38am
    In celebration of the two-hundredth anniversary of Latin America’s wars of independence, the Princeton University Library has mounted a dramatic display of medals and orders that illustrate the recognitions awarded to soldiers and civilians in the form of wearable insignia. “From a Thankful Nation...