This exhibit draws from the collections of the American Geographical Society Library to illustrate how the representation of wind on cartographic objects evolved as scientific knowledge of wind expanded.
“UWM Creates” is a retrospective of student/alumni- and faculty-created artwork spanning nearly 65 years from UWM Special Collections and the UWM Union Art Gallery Art Collection. These UWM artists used many different media to grapple with a wide variety of… Read More
“Water is the first medicine of this world” — La Donna Brave Bull Allard, indigenous activist Water sustains life on our planet and intersects with all aspects of it. It serves as a constant muse for artists, an endless medium… Read More
The UWM Archives’ summer exhibit is a display of materials from the papers of Charlotte Partridge and Miriam Frink, two women who shared their professional and personal lives for more than 50 years. They founded the Layton School of Art… Read More
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
In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Children’s Learning Center, we are highlighting children’s stories on friendship, inclusion, and empathy. The titles chosen for the exhibit are drawn from our new digital reading list — The International Children’s and… 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