Posts tagged "special collections"

After Hours in Special Collections: History of the Stars

Folio 121v from Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543). Nicolai Copernici Torinensis de revolutionibus orbium coelestium, Libri VI (Nuremberg: Johannes Petreius, 1543)

You are invited to see highlights from the library's extraordinary collection of manuscripts and early printed books describing the early history of astrology and astronomy. Mark your calendars for this Tuesday (3/12/19; 4:00-7:00 pm). The selection will range from ancient papyri to richly illustrated books that made possible the scientific revolution in Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, including first editions of the works of Copernicus, Galileo, and Kepler.

This Week in Shapiro: September 12-18, 2016

Slide from the "Artists' Books By Kyoko Masunaga" exhibit. Features layered images of people walking from Masunaga's book, “Kamo”.

This week on the Shapiro Lobby screens, we have a digital exhibit, "Layered Places: Artists' Books by Kyoko Matsunaga", created by Maggie Johnson that was created as part of the Michigan Library Scholars Program during the summer of 2016. Maggie researched Japanese book artist Kyoko Matsunaga and created a digital exhibit of her work in our library's collection. We also have tables from Dream Corps, Brightspot, and the American Advertising Federation - UM Chapter.