Today's Events & Exhibitions

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Soldiers of the 9th Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) wait to go “over the top” on a trench raid near Arras, France. 24 March 1917.
  • Tue, 11/08/2016 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
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The widespread use of steel protective helmets was among the major military and cultural changes wrought by the First World War (1914-1918).  This exhibition showcases original helmets and includes...

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Rosario, Mexico
  • Wed, 02/01/2017 - 9:00am to Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
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Christopher Cardinale’s illustrations of Rosario, Mexico, the town depicted in Into the Beautiful North.  The illustrations were originally created for the graphic novel ...

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In Africa and the Americas
  • Thu, 02/02/2017 - 9:00am to Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Ethnic & Gender Studies Collection
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This exhibition represents the legacy of the movements of a people from their origins in Africa, their struggles for social justice in that continent, and their dispersal to North and South America, as represented in the graphic art collections in the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives...

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African textile
  • Wed, 03/29/2017 - 10:00am to Fri, 06/09/2017 - 10:00am
Location: Art & Architecture Collection
Exhibition

The works featured in this exhibition are part of an ongoing collaboration this Spring with UC Santa Barbara’s Library, Art, Design & Architecture Museum, and the 6E Survey offered through the Department of the History of Art and Architecture. Students enrolled in this course are working to...

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Image of peony artist book
  • Thu, 04/06/2017 - 8:00am to Fri, 08/11/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Exhibition

This exhibition exposes the intimate power of women’s voices through book arts. As scholar and printer Johanna Drucker reminds us: “Women create authority in the world by structuring a relation between enclosure and exposure. The women who make books out of the materials of their lives and...

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May
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Derek Katz
  • Wed, 05/31/2017 - 3:30pm
Location: Special Research Collections
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In honor of the Music Academy of the West’s 70th Anniversary, the UC Santa Barbara Library has digitized 400 early and fragile concert recordings from the famous conservatory, including special performances by Marilyn Horne, Jerome Lowenthal...

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Jun
2
Lunch & Learn event
  • Fri, 02/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 03/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 05/12/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 06/02/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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15-minute talks by graduate students—one from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and one from a SHEF (Social Science, Humanities, Education, and Fine Arts) discipline. For graduate students only -- enjoy free lunch and a chance to socialize with and learn from graduate...

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Jun
9
Study Break
  • Fri, 06/09/2017 -
    11:30am to 1:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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The Library will host a free Study Break for UCSB students with chair massages, puzzles, coloring books, a stretching station, tea and healthy snacks. Co-sponsored with Health & Wellness.

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Art of Science
  • Fri, 07/28/2017 - 1:00pm to Thu, 01/25/2018 - 1:30pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
Exhibition

This exhibition will feature the winners of the annual Art of Science competition organized by UCSB’s Schuller Lab and Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships at the California NanoSystems Institute. The UCSB Library is proud to showcase these...

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Banks Florilegium
  • Sat, 09/09/2017 - 8:00am to Fri, 02/23/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Exhibition

This exhibition will explore 18th century botantical illustrations and the historical context  in which they were created.  A highlight of the exhibition will be Banks’ Florilegium, 35 folios featuring 743 copperplate engravings of drawings of plants collected on explorer James Cook’s...

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James Bay Cree
  • Mon, 01/08/2018 - 8:00am to Sat, 06/02/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
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A photographic study of the James Bay Cree taken in four Cree villages in northern Quebec in 1973 at a time when the Cree where starting their negotiations with the government over land rights.  An installation of photographs by George Legrady.

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