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Lard Have Mercy! 30 Years of Southern Culture on the Skids

Rock through the band’s history with an exhibit in Wilson Library through Aug. 29, 2014. Continue reading

Expert Arthur MacGregor to Discuss “Rooms of Wonder” Feb. 20

Free public lecture marks the opening of the exhibition “Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1565-1865” in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1565-1865

Three centuries of “cabinets of curiosities” from the collections of Florence Fearrington (UNC class of 1958) and the Rare Book Collection in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Cracking Open Artists’ Books at Sloane Art Library

UNC’s Sloane Art Library offers books that are printed on paper towels and that include a rusted hunk of metal from a shipwreck. On Nov. 18, the Art Library hosted a trunk show of artists’ books from Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers as part of the library’s efforts to collect and promote the form. Continue reading

Southern Scenery in 3D: 19th-Century Stereographic Photography

The Wilson Library exhibit explores the popular 19th- and 20th-century practice of stereographic photography. The technique gives the impression of a three-dimensional image. Continue reading

Art of Pop-Up Books Is Topic of Oct. 29 Program

Collectors will discuss the art and educational value of pop-up books in a program Oct. 29 at Wilson Library. Continue reading

Student Photographers To Speak about Award-Winning Projects Oct. 24

Student recipients of the 2012 and 2013 North Carolina Documentary Photography Award will present and discuss their documentary projects at an event in the Wilson Special Collections Library on Thursday, Oct. 24. Continue reading

Artist Sheryl Oring Will Discuss 9/11 Project at Art Library Oct. 23

Artist Sheryl Oring will discuss “Collective Memory,” the performance and book project she created for the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Continue reading

Hugh Morton, Tar Heel Camera Man, Remembered in Oct. 5 Program at Appalachian State University

The late North Carolina photographer Hugh Morton will be remembered by friends and colleagues in a panel discussion to celebrate a retrospective of his work at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University. Continue reading

Daughter of “Medicine’s Michelangelo” to Discuss Biography of her Father Sept. 26

UNC alumna Francine Mary Netter will discuss her forthcoming book, Medicine’s Michelangelo: The Life & Art of Frank H. Netter, M.D., on Sept. 26 at the UNC Health Sciences Library. Continue reading