Special Collections After Hours: Board Games & Winter Event Schedule

stack of bills for in-game currency in Pot Luck board game

Money from the board game Pot Luck, Joseph A. Labadie Collection

Our last Special Collections After Hours event of the semester is today from 4-7pm! We'll be viewing and playing board games from the Joseph A. Labadie Collection. 

front of box for game Glass Struggle--"to prepare for life in capitalist America--an educational game"
Class Struggle board game, Joseph A. Labadie Collection

Games like Class Struggle, Pot Luck, and Blackboard will be on display and available for interested folks to play. Celebrate the end of the semester by playing a game with us!

front cover of Blackboard, "a board game of Black American history: The REAL story"
Blackboard: A Board Game of Black American History, Joseph A. Labadie Collection

We're also happy to announce the winter term 2019 slate of After Hours events. Join us in January for Winter Wonderland, a look at snow and winter-themed materials on January 15 (off-schedule to accommodate our upcoming intersession closure); for Reading the Object, an exploration of how to "read" the material properties of manuscripts and other documents on February 12; for History of the Stars, a display of early printed books on astronomy on March 12; and  for What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been a display of materials on the uses of marijuana and how to grow it on April 9.

poster for winter term After Hours events

Each of these events takes place from 4-7pm on the 6th floor of Hatcher South, inside the Special Collections Research Center, and all are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you here in the coming months!