Exhibits at the Library


Boccaccio and the Genealogy of Stories

Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) is usually regarded as one of the “three crowns” of the Italian literary tradition, along with Dante and Petrarch. This exhibit reveals how he transformed and transmitted narratives that echo through time.


The Common Ground We Meet Upon: Music Collections in the Rubenstein Library

This exhibit celebrates American music from several collections in the Rubenstein Library through diaries, letters, photographs, posters, zines, and musical scores and recordings.


The Tomb in the Corner of the Garden: Selections from the Picture File

This exhibition brings together a small slice of images from the Rubenstein Library’s Picture File, a massive assortment of photographs, postcards, leaflets, illustrations, and other kinds of two-dimensional print ephemera.


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