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AGSL 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 Exhibit in the AGS Library

The AGS Library at UW-Milwaukee: Celebrating 40 Years  In August, 1978, Milwaukee welcomed the American Geographical Society (AGS) Library to its new home at the UW-Milwaukee Libraries.  Our exhibits for this special anniversary year highlight the library’s activities and achievements over the last 40 years, including this one focusing on some of the important and unusual acquisitions of the AGS Library since coming to Milwaukee.
October 2018 through January 2019

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