Past Exhibitions

Tom Burtonwood's Artists' BookOrihon (3D Printed Artists' Book) by Tom Burtonwood
UCSB Arts Library Lobby (First Floor)
June 4 - September 19, 2014


Dan GuerreroThat's Entertainment: Dan Guerrero and the Making of a Hollywood Original
UCSB Library (Third Floor)
April 14 - August 29, 2014


Burn CycleBurn Cycle: Sharing Land with Wildfire
UCSB Library (First Floor)
February 8 - August 25, 2014


Image for Emergence of Bill of Rights exhibitionThe Emergence of the Bill of Rights
UCSB Library Special Collections (Third Floor)
February 24 - July 30, 2014


Fire in Art / Art as Fire
UCSB Arts Library Lobby (First Floor)
February 11 - May 31, 2014


Against the Wall: Social Justice and Civil Unrest in California 1960s-1980sAgainst the Wall: Social Justice and Civil Unrest in California 1960s-1980s
UCSB Library (Third Floor Gallery)
January 7 - March 31, 2014


Old School Girly Stuff; Deadly Stylish: Selections from Diane Gamboa's ArchivesOld School Girly Stuff; Deadly Stylish: Selections from Diane Gamboa's Archives
Arts Library Lobby (First Floor)
October 25 - December 13, 2013


Altered States: Diane Gamboa and the Aesthetics of ProvocationAltered States: Diane Gamboa and the Aesthetics of Provocation
UCSB Library (Third Floor Gallery)
October 14 - December 13, 2013


The Art of ScienceThe Art of Science
UCSB Library (First Floor Gallery)
September 13 - December 16, 2013


UCSB Education Abroad Program Student Photo ContestUCSB Education Abroad Program Student Photo Contest
UCSB Library (Third Floor Gallery)
August 2 - December 13, 2013


Conjuring India: British Views of the Subcontinent, 1780-1870Conjuring India: British Views of the Subcontinent, 1780-1870
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
July 1 - December 15, 2013


Unbuilt Santa BarbaraUnbuilt Santa Barbara
Arts Library Lobby (First Floor)
June 14 - October 24, 2013


Spirit of Unity: Leland Wong and the Nihonmachi Street FairSpirit of Unity: Leland Wong and the Nihonmachi Street Fair
UCSB Library (Third Floor Gallery)
August 2 - October 9, 2013


In Africa and the Americas: The Legacy of the DiasporasIn Africa and the Americas: The Legacy of the Diasporas
UCSB Multicultural Center Lounge
Summer 2013


World ComicsWorld Comics
UCSB Library (Tower Gallery, 1st floor)
Spring 2013


Fallout: In the Aftermath of WarFallout: In the Aftermath of War
UCSB Library (First Floor Gallery)
Spring 2013


Who Freed the Slaves?: Emancipation as a Social MovementWho Freed the Slaves?: Emancipation as a Social Movement
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
Winter - Spring 2013


Favianna Rodriguez: Art of the Activist Imagination Favianna Rodriguez: Art of the Activist Imagination
UCSB Library (First Floor Gallery)
Winter 2013


Picturing Community: Posters, Photography and Poetry from the Kearny Stret WorksPicturing Community: Posters, Photography and Poetry from the Kearny Street Workshop Archives
UCSB Library (First Floor Gallery)
Winter 2013


UC Santa Barbara Library: 60 Years at the Heart of the UniversityUC Santa Barbara Library: 60 Years at the Heart of the University
UCSB Library (First Floor Alcove)

September 2012 - January 23, 2014


Stars of the Opera Stage: "Golden Age" Images from the Moran CollectionStars of the Opera Stage: "Golden Age" Images from the William R. Moran Collection
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
July - December 2012


Seeing NatureSeeing Nature
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
Spring 2012


In Africa and the Americas: The Legacy of the DiasporasIn Africa and the Americas: The Legacy of the Diasporas
UCSB Library (Third Floor Gallery)
February 1 - June 15, 2012


Locomotion: Travel and TransportationLocomotion: Travel and Transportation
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
December 2011 - February 2012


Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, 2011Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, 2011
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
August 22 - November 10, 2011


Framing the Word: The Making of the Modern Bible, c. 1250-1611Framing the Word: The Making of the Modern Bible, c. 1250-1611
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
May 15 - July 15, 2011


East L.A. Rocks!East L.A. Rocks!
UCSB Multicultural Center
May - June 2011


Come Together: Interethnic Collaboration for Equity and Social Change in the 70sCome Together: Interethnic Collaboration for Equity and Social Change in the 1970s
UCSB College of Creative Studies Gallery
February 8 - March 4, 2011


The American PresidencyThe American Presidency
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
February 4 - April 29, 2011


Roots of Community: African American Activism in Santa BarbaraRoots of Community: African American Activism in Santa Barbara
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum (21 West Anapamu St., Santa Barbara)
January 10 - April 30, 2011


Exploring the Boundaries: The Artist BookExploring the Boundaries: The Artist Book
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
November 8, 2010 - January 14, 2011


Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, 2010Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, 2010
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
September 9 - October 31, 2010


Edouard Pecourt Collection: An Exhibit of Early French Cylinder and Disc RecordiEdouard Pecourt Collection: An Exhibit of Early French Cylinder and Disc Recordings
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
July 1 - August 31, 2010


Public Lives of Posters in San Francisco’s Chinatown, Manilatown, and Japantown,Public Lives of Posters in San Francisco’s Chinatown, Manilatown, and Japantown, 1970s and 1980s
UCSB Multicultural Center
May 4 - June 11, 2010


Maps and Atlases in Special CollectionsMaps and Atlases in Special Collections
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
March 8 - May 28, 2010


¡Movimiento! Exhibit on the Chicano Movement¡Movimiento! Exhibit on the Chicano Movement
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
December 7, 2009 - February 20, 2010


Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, 2009Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, 2009
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
August 31 - November 21, 2009


The U.S. and the World after 1945The U.S. and the World after 1945
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
May 15 - August 15, 2009


Made in Germany: The Work of Five Book ArtistsMade in Germany: The Work of Five Book Artists
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
February 13 - April 10, 2009


Roots of Community: African American Activism in Santa BarbaraRoots of Community: African American Activism in Santa Barbara
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
December 1, 2008 - February 11, 2009


Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, 2008Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, 2008
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
July - October 2008


Sounds Latino! Sounds Latino!
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
April 15 - June 30, 2008


Voyage ImaginaireVoyage Imaginaire
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
January 7 - March 28, 2008


Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, 2007Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, 2007
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
July - October 2007


In the Limelight: Diversity on StageIn the Limelight: Diversity on Stage
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
April 13 - June 30, 2007


Documenting The Lands Of The Silk RoadDocumenting the Lands of the Silk Road: Accounts and Images from Travelers along the Way
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
January 12 - March 30, 2007


Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, 2005Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, 2005
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
July 11 - September 23, 2005


East Asian Resources in the Department of Special CollectionsEast Asian Resources in the Department of Special Collections
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
April 1 - June 30, 2005


Ninja Press at TwentyNinja Press at Twenty
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
January 10 - March 26, 2005


Local Treasures: Santa Barbara CollectionsLocal Treasures: Santa Barbara Collections
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
October 10 - November 20, 2004


Recent Additions to Special Collections, 2004Recent Additions to Special Collections, 2004
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
April 14 - June 14, 2004


Comisión  Feminil Mexicana NacionalComisión Feminil Mexicana Nacional
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
September 1 - November 17, 2003


Leon A. Goldshlak Gilbert & Sullivan CollectionLeon A. Goldshlak Gilbert & Sullivan Collection
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
July 1 - August 15, 2003


Die-Cut Advertising Literature, ca. 1880-1960Die-Cut Advertising Literature, ca. 1880 - 1960
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
April 28 - June 30, 2003


The Future in the Past: Works of Science Fiction and Fantasy From the 19th and Early 20th CenturiesThe Future in the Past: Works of Science Fiction and Fantasy From the 19th and Early 20th Centuries
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
January 27 - April 18, 2003


Annual Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club of Los Angeles60th Annual Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club of Los Angeles
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
November 18, 2002 - January 15, 2003


The UCSB Libraries: Celebrating 50 Years of Growth and Service
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
September 1 - November 15, 2002


The History of Asian America On Stage: Highlights from CEMAThe History of Asian America On Stage: Highlights from the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
July 1 - August 30, 2002


Sound Recordings from the Performing Arts CollectionsSound Recordings from the Performing Arts Collections
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
May 1 - June 28, 2002


The Indefatigable Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) Seventeenth Century MapmakerThe Indefatigable Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) Seventeenth Century Mapmaker
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
March 4 - April 26, 2002


Lincoln Lives! An Exhibit of The Wyles CollectionLincoln Lives! An Exhibit of The Wyles Collection
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
January 7 - March 1, 2002


Annual Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club of Los Angeles59th Annual Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club of Los Angeles
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
November 20 - December 31, 2001


Lotte Lehmann: Portraits and PortrayalsLotte Lehmann: Portraits and Portrayals
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
October 8 - November 19, 2001


Historical Maps in Special CollectionsHistorical Maps in Special Collections
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
August 1 - September 30, 2001


Santa Barbara AuthorsSanta Barbara Authors
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
April 16 - July 2001


Just Another Poster? Chicano Graphic Arts in CaliforniaJust Another Poster? Chicano Graphic Arts in California
UCSB Art, Design & Architecture Museum
January 12 - March 4, 2001


Illuminated ManuscriptsIlluminated Manuscripts
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
January 8 - April 15, 2001


Annual Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club of Los Angeles58th Annual Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club of Los Angeles
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
November 13 - December 31, 2000


Western History: The William Wyles CollectionWestern History: The William Wyles Collection
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
August 21 - November 12, 2000


Back to the 60s and 70s: The Alternative Press CollectionBack to the 60s and 70s: The Alternative Press Collection
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
July 3 - August 11, 2000


Vogue Picture Records, 1946-1947: Postwar Attitudes and OptimismVogue Picture Records, 1946-1947: Postwar Attitudes and Optimism
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
May - June 2000


Humanistic Psychology: An IntroductionHumanistic Psychology: An Introduction
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
March - April 2000


Millennial Dreams and Utopian Visions: Literary Representations through the AgesMillennial Dreams and Utopian Visions: Literary Representations through the Ages
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
January - February 2000


Annual Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club of Los Angeles57th Annual Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club of Los Angeles
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
November 15 - December 31, 1999


Ethnic California: Parallel Histories and Alternative VoicesEthnic California: Parallel Histories and Alternative Voices
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
October - December 1999


Selections from the Isaac Foot CollectionSelections from the Isaac Foot Collection
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
September 1 - November 14, 1999


75 Years at the Lobero Theatre75 Years at the Lobero Theatre
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
1999


Annual Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club of Los AngelesBest Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club, Los Angeles, 1998
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
November 5 - December 4, 1998


The Legacy of the Center for the Study of Democratic InstitutionsThe Legacy of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
Winter 1998


Selections from the Romaine Trade Catalog CollectionSelections from the Romaine Trade Catalog Collection
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
1998


Annual Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club of Los AngelesBest Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club, Los Angeles, 1997
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
November 5 - December 4, 1997


What’s In the Wyles Collection: Non-Book MaterialsWhat’s In the Wyles Collection: Non-Book Materials
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
Summer 1997


Performing Arts CollectionPerforming Arts Collections
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
Spring 1997


Art Through the Mail: The Eternal NetworkArt Through the Mail: The Eternal Network
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
Winter 1997


Dressing the Text: The Fine Press Artists’ BookDressing the Text: The Fine Press Artists’ Book
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
October 7 - December 20, 1996


The UCSB Campus: From Schoolhouse to UniversityThe UCSB Campus: From Schoolhouse to University
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
Summer 1996


Cultural Aspects of DeathCultural Aspects of Death
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
Spring 1996


The American Civil War: A Personal Account
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
July - September 1995


African American Materials in Special CollectionsAfrican American Materials in Special Collections
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
Winter 1996


Japanese Experience in CaliforniaJapanese Experience in California
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
October - December 1995


American Women PoetsAmerican Women Poets
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
May - June 1995


Celebrating Diversity: 25 Years of UCSB's Art Exhibition Catalog CollectionCelebrating Diversity: 25 Years of UCSB's Art Exhibition Catalog Collection
UCSB College of Creative Studies Gallery
November 16, 1992 - January 8, 1993