Upcoming Exhibitions

Tomol CrossingIndigenous Peoples of the Americas: Roots, Resistance, and Resurgence

UCSB Library Special Collections (Third Floor)
On exhibit February 10 - June 30, 2015

Indigenous peoples of the Americas, despite struggles, have maintained and strengthened their identity. This interdisciplinary exhibition explores their cultural and political heritage, and examines the spiritual wisdom that is rooted in the practices of ancient Indigenous civilizations. The tomol, the traditional Chumash canoe, serves as a symbol of resurgence and in this exhibition as a visual metaphor for Indigenous struggles for self-determination.

There will be an opening event on Tuesday, March 3rd at the Library:
4pm, Chumash ceremonial dances in front of the Library
5pm, Exhibition reception & viewing, Library 3rd floor

On Tuesday, May 19th at 4pm in Mary Cheadle a panel of three Chumash community members will discuss how the exhibition’s themes relate to their people.


Art of Science image by Peter BurkeArt of Science

UCSB Library (First Floor Gallery)
On exhibit spring quarter 2015

The Library will once again display the winners of the Art of Science competition organized by the Schuller Lab and The Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships at the California NanoSystems Institute. This will be the second annual competition.  Please visit our past exhibitions page to see winning images from last year.


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