This exhibit, drawn from AGSL collections, brings together over 40 historical maps, atlases, and books containing maps and imagery of Patagonia and countries in South American as a supplement to the recent “Maps & America”: Arthur Holzheimer Lecture, “Mapping Difference… Read More
The UWM at Waukesha Library is hosting an exhibit of works created in Summer – Fall 2021 during workshops and write-ins facilitated by Margaret Rozga, the 2021 Field Station Artist / Scholar in Residence at the UWM at Waukesha Field… Read More
Craft, like art, can embody the maker’s feelings or beliefs and reflect aspects of the society from which it originates, functioning as a form of global communication. Until recently, the words “craft” and “trade” were interchangeable, referring to expert work… Read More
This exhibit highlights African American science fiction writers, with books drawn from the collections of the UWM Libraries.
To coincide with World AIDS Day (December 1), the Archives exhibit case in the Golda Meir Library currently has a display on the history of HIV/AIDS awareness in Wisconsin during the AIDS epidemic. The exhibit features posters, photos, flyers, brochures,… Read More
Drawn from the collections of the UWM Libraries, the materials on display offer a sampling of cultural traditions celebrated during the winter months. Holidays featured include Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, Chinese New Year, Soyal, Winter Solstice, and Yalda Night. For more… Read More
As our nation debates when and why people from other countries should be allowed to come to the United States, this exhibition invites you to meet eight immigrants whose journeys began in Columbia, Mexico, Uruguay and Honduras, who are living… Read More
We are highlighting Distinctive Collections for American Archives Month. Check out a few of our treasures and learn more about the unique collections and services of the American Geographical Society Library, Archives, and Special Collections.
Caution: evil archivists have hijacked our exhibit case and replaced our “How to Preserve Records” exhibit with “How Not to Preserve Records!” In this exhibit visitors will learn unfortunately easy and effective ways that our professional doppelgangers speed up the… Read More
For millennia, peoples across the world have tattooed human skin to communicate ontological, psychosocial, and sociocultural concepts encompassing beauty, cultural identity, status and position, medicine, and supernatural protection. This exhibition explores the history of the tattoo–a visual language of the… Read More