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Exhibition Opening: Wootten & Johnston Photographs

Pioneering female photographers helped launch the historic preservation movement in North Carolina. Continue reading

Wootten & Johnston: Pioneer Female Photographers and North Carolina’s Preservation Movement

During the 1930s, photographers Bayard Wootten and Frances Benjamin Johnston documented the early architecture of the American South. Continue reading

Artist Lecture by Photographer Christopher Sims, Sept. 30

Undergraduate Education Director at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University will discuss his photographs taken at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Continue reading

Photographs by Christopher Sims: Guantánamo Bay and The Library at Camp Delta

The built environments of Guantánamo Bay are shown in photographs on view in Davis Library beginning Sept. 30. Continue reading

A Century of Football… from the UNC Library

Just in time for the season’s opening game, Wilson Library puts its collection of vintage Tar Heel programs online. Continue reading

UNC Art Library to Showcase Recent Acquisitions at April 16 Event

Free public program will feature artists’ books, photobooks, and other new additions to the library’s collection. Continue reading

Exhibition of Paintings by African American Artist J. Eugene Grigsby, Jr. To Open April 1

Reception at 5 p.m. in the library of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History. Continue reading

Indie Photobooks Will Be Topic of Oct. 30 Panel Discussion, Display

A panel of artists and collectors will discuss the popularity of photobooks–books that photographers create around a particular theme or subject, and that make creative use of the book form. Continue reading

“On Fire” Exhibition to Close with Lecture by Photographer Larry Schwarm

Photographs in Wilson Library capture dramatic views of controlled agricultural burns in the Midwest. Continue reading

UNC Librarian Opens Up the World of Australian Aboriginal Art and Culture

Will Owen has devoted nearly a quarter century to research and writing about the art that is his passion. His expertise has brought recognition from the Australian government. Continue reading