Exhibit: Mapping Patagonia

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

Exhibit: Culture in the Craft

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

Exhibit: AIDS Awareness in Wisconsin

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

Exhibit: How Not to Preserve Records!

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

Exhibit: Permanent Marks in History

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