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AGSL Exhibits

Exhibits
The AGSL often displays materials from its holdings.  These exhibits usually follow some theme, and can include a variety of materials such as maps, charts, atlases, photographs, realia, etc. They are on display within the AGSL on the third floor, East wing of the Golda Meir Library.

Current AGSL Exhibit

“Early Mapping of the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes Region”
Rare maps, atlases, and books, primarily from the 18th & 19th centuries, focused on the exploration and mapping of the Great Lakes, the Mississippi River, and the upper midwest region.  Prepared in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Discoveries taking place at the AGS Library this September.
September 20 – November 3, 2017.

Academic Adventurers Exhibits
Shortly before Academic Adventurers lectures and for about a week following the lecture, there is a corresponding exhibit.  These exhibits contain a variety of materials related to the theme of the Academic Adventurer lecture.

Displays, Presentations, and Tours
Tours, presentations and displays are available to UWM classes, area colleges, community groups, and schools. Specialized displays and working tables could enhance college programming as well as space available for class lectures. Scheduling can be arranged for departmental colloquiums, visiting scholars and symposiums. Community groups such as genealogical societies, study groups and professional organizations are welcome to schedule their events with the AGS Library. Area middle and high schools are encouraged to utilize our resources as part of their course work.

Permanent Exhibits
The AGS Library has a number of items on permanent display including globes, maps, photographs and cartographic instruments.

List of Past Exhibits

For further information or arrangements contact the AGS Library at agsl@uwm.edu