William L. Clements Library

Upcoming Exhibits and Events

Exhibits:

May 3 - October 25, 2019

Niagara River Watercolor

"Things I Like Most About the Clements Library: Brian Leigh Dunnigan Retrospective"

Exhibit hours are 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Fridays. Learn more about our Current Exhibits.



Events:

All lectures are free and open to the public, but registration is requested. See links below to register.


Brown Bag – 12:00-1:00pm, Wednesday, July 10 – Clements Library

Alexey Krichtal, “Liverpool, Slavery and the Atlantic Cotton Frontier, 1763-1833”

In this Brown Bag lunch talk, Alexey Krichtal will discuss his current research at the Clements Library as recipient of the Jacob M. Price Fellowship. A 5th year PhD candidate in History at Johns Hopkins University, Krichtal studies the development of cotton cultivation in the Americas and Liverpool's role as the linchpin of an Atlantic circuit for the distribution, marketing, and sale of that commodity. Attendees are welcome to bring a lunch and eat during the presentation. Register online.


Brown Bag – 12:00-1:00pm, Monday, July 22 – Clements Library

Yasmine Espert, “Cinema of Social Dreamers: Artists and Their Imaginations Return to the Caribbean”

In this Brown Bag lunch talk, Yasmine Espert will discuss her current research at the Clements Library as recipient of the inaugural Brian Leigh Dunnigan Fellowship in the History of Cartography. She is the Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Fellow for 20th Century Art and a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University. Her dissertation research considers how artists of African and Afro-Asian descent map their dreams of the Caribbean. Attendees are welcome to bring a lunch and eat during the presentation. Register online.


Brown Bag – 12:00-1:00pm, Thursday, August 22 – Clements Library

Madeline L. Zehnder, “Pocket-Sized Nation: Cultures of Portability in America, 1790-1850”

In this Brown Bag lunch talk, Madeline L. Zehnder will discuss her current research at the Clements Library as recipient of the Mary G. Stange Fellowship. A PhD candidate in the University of Virginia's Department of English, Zehnder is working on a dissertation about portable objects in early American literature and material culture. Attendees are welcome to bring a lunch and eat during the presentation. Register online.


Tours of the Clements Library

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A Day at Winterthur - Friday, September 27, 2019

Join us for an exclusive program at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library in Delaware. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at Winterthur's renowned collections with curators and expert staff, print-focused tours in the museum, and customized experiences in the conservation labs, library, and gardens. Includes time to explore the naturalistic gardens and galleries exhibitions including a special print display and Costuming THE CROWN, featuring 40 iconic costumes from the beloved Netflix show. A group lunch is included. More Information. Tickets: $65, register online.