[Exhibit] “Blossom & Wilt”: Queerness Under Fascism

Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons, Golda Meir Library

Created by UWM alumnus Vince Tripi, ""Blossom & Wilt": Queerness Under Fascism" was originally displayed at 2022 Pridefest. This 9-panel exhibit examines the birth of the modern gay and trans identities in 1850s Germany, the rise of fascism, and queer... Read more

Exhibit: Jody Williams’ Flying Paper Press

Special Collections, Golda Meir Library

Quintessential Questions, Jody Williams An exhibit of artist's books created by Jody Williams and published by her Flying Paper Press in Minneapolis.  

Exhibit: Celebrate Black Music

Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons, Golda Meir Library

A selection of books, recordings, and other materials, drawn from the UWM Libraries collections,  focused on the contributions of Blacks to music. A reading list on Black music as well as more information about the exhibit and links to listening... Read more

[Exhibit] Celebrate Black History Month

Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons, Golda Meir Library

A tabling exhibit of materials on Black history and culture, drawn from the UWM Libraries collections.

Exhibit: WPA Toy Loan Project

Archives, Golda Meir Library

Archives' newest exhibit examines the WPA toy loan project in Milwaukee, which gained national recognition for its success and influenced communities in other states to start their own toy loan programs. From 1938 until 1941, children up to 16 years old could... Read more

Exhibit: Body Bound

Mathis Art Gallery. Mitchell Hall

A thesis exhibition showcasing 20 books from Special Collections curated by Art History graduate student Rachel Allison. Image: JoAnna Poehlmann, Table of Contents, with Appendix, artist's book, Milwaukee, 1994.

Exhibit: Barry Moser — A Thief Among Angels

Fourth Floor Exhibition Gallery, Golda Meir Library

In a distinguished career that spans five decades, Barry Moser has established himself as a premier book designer, a renowned children’s book illustrator, and one of the finest wood engravers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Drawn from both Special... Read more

Exhibit: The Book as Quilt

Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons, Golda Meir Library

Materials in this exhibit, curated by graduate intern Teddy Lepley, have been drawn from Special Collections' Book Arts Collection.

Journeying the Underground Railroad

American Geographical Society Library, Golda Meir Library 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

The Underground Railroad was a network of routes and safe houses used by enslaved people to escape to freedom in the 19th century. Estimates vary wildly about how many people escaped slavery using the Underground Railroad – anywhere from 20,000... Read more