Exhibits

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The Presidents in the Library: from Washington to Obama

Every U.S. President as represented in UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Set in the Southern Part of Heaven: Chapel Hill Through Authors’ Eyes

Exhibition features novels, stories, and memoirs set in Chapel Hill. Continue reading

Watch: UNC Alums Recall Fashion Favorites

UNC alumni discuss items they contributed to an exhibition about Carolina fashion. On view through June 5 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Corruption of the Innocents: Controversies about Popular Children’s Books

Undergraduate students researched and curated the exhibition about controversial British and American children’s literature. Continue reading

Wilson Library to Host Rand Lectures on British Landscape Painting

Andrew Hemingway, Professor Emeritus of Art History at University College London, will be the speaker. Continue reading

Celebrate UNC’s Persian Library Collections March 21

Presentations on writing and art in Iran’s history will help showcase UNC’s growing Persian collections. Continue reading

From Frock Coats to Flip-flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

Photographs, news ads and articles, excerpts from student handbooks, and nearly 60 clothing items tell the story of student life as reflected in a century of style. Continue reading

“Wordsworthian Carnage” Lecture Feb. 22

Duncan Wu, professor of English at Georgetown University, will deliver a lecture about William Wordsworth’s “Thanksgiving Ode.” Continue reading

Tiny Paintings: Handmade Artist Cards from the Charles Alston Collection

Handmade greeting cards by American artists of the mid-twentieth century, from the Southern Historical Collection. Continue reading

Lyric Impressions: Wordsworth in the Long Nineteenth Century

Celebrating UNC Library’s William Wordsworth Collection and related holdings in Romantic literature and British culture. Continue reading

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