Special Collections at UWM Libraries


Upcoming Events

Check back soon for an updated schedule.

Current Exhibits

June 17 – September 13, 2019
Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial
This exhibition offers a retrospective on the publishing of Walt Whitman’s poetry as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of his birth.

Fourth Floor Exhibition Gallery, Golda Meir Library. Accessible 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday – Friday.

June 10 – September 30, 2019
Fairies and Fairy Tales in the Historical Curriculum Collection
This exhibition offers examples of the depiction of fairies in fairy tale books, as well as a brief history of the genre.

On display in the Curriculum Collection, 2nd Floor East, Golda Meir Library during regular library hours.


Regular Event Series

Special Collections hosts regular monthly, annual, and semi-annual events.

Ettinger Book Artist Series
(Formerly the Book FOR[u]MS Book Artist Speaker Series)

Fromkin Memorial Lectures
Recent Research in Social Justice and Human Rights

Great Books Roundtable Discussions
An informal gathering to discuss classic works of literature.

UWM Authors Recognition Ceremony
A biennial event for UWM authors whose publications have been added to the UWM Authors Collection