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Exhibit Space

Located on the third floor of Kenneth Spencer Research Library, the Exhibit Space features revolving exhibitions that highlight library collections through the exploration of different themes. It is open to visitors whenever the building is open; visit the library hours page for more information.
 

Current Exhibition

Education: The Mightiest Weapon
February 6 through May 18, 2017

 

Upcoming Exhibitions

History of the English Language
Summer 2017

World War I
Fall 2017
 

Past Exhibitions

In the Shadow of Cortés: From Veracruz to Mexico City
A traveling exhibit from Indiana University Bloomington with supplemental materials from Spencer Research Library
September through December 2016

Easter 1916: Rebellion and Memory in Ireland
February through July 2016


Achievement of a Dream: The Birth of the University of Kansas
September through December 2015


All Creeping Things: A History of Herpetological Illustration
An exhibit by graduate students in KU's Museum Studies program
May through August 2015


Free Speech in America: The Wilcox Collection at 50
February 6 through April 18, 2015


Ornithological Illustration in the Age of Darwin: The Making of John Gould's Bird Books
September through November 2014

Legacy of the White City: Revisiting the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893
An exhibit by graduate students in KU's Museum Studies program
May through August 2014

The Magic of Oz: A Collection Celebrating a Classic
Materials from the collection of KU alumna and lifelong Oz collector Jane Albright
January through April 2014


Plainly Spoken
A traveling exhibit sponsored by the Midwest Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers
November 2013 through January 2014

Quantrill’s Raid on Lawrence: Stories of Loss, Destruction and Survival

August through October 2013

River City Rebels: Beat Poetry in Lawrence
An exhibit by graduate students in KU's Museum Studies program

May through July 2013

100 Years of Jayhawks: 1912-2012
December 2012 through March 2013


Riddle Me This: A History of Games and Puzzles
An exhibit by graduate students in KU's Museum Studies program
May through August 2012

Discover Kenneth Spencer Research Library

November 2011 through April 2012
 


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