This exhibition will explore communities of color in California and their struggles for civil rights and social justice in the sixties to the eighties.
January 7, 2014
A new exhibit in Special Collections examines representations of colonial-era India with illustrations from works published in the 18th & 19th centuries from the collections of Sara Miller McCune and the UCSB Library.
December 17, 2013
The Library and Writing Program are currently looking for an advanced undergraduate or graduate student to work during the winter quarter on the curation of an exhibition of the writing process.
October 29, 2013
In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Nihonmachi Street Fair, which takes place in San Francisco's Japantown every summer, the UCSB Library is exhibiting annual street fair posters by artist and photographer Leland Wong.
August 15, 2013
Join us for a curator's talk about the current Special Collections exhibit -- "Who Freed the Slaves?"
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February 5, 2013
The UCSB Library and Chicano Studies Institute are co-sponsoring an artist talk by Favianna Rodriguez, in conjunction with the exhibit, "Favianna Rodriguez: Art of the Activist Imagination."
January 25, 2013
Drawing on materials from the Wyles Collections the exhibit explored the theme of emancipation as a social movement (January-June 2013)
January 15, 2013
An exhibit featuring the stars of opera's "Golden Age" is now on display in Special Collections.
July 9, 2012
Rare documents from Flying "A" Studio from Special Collections will be on display in the Pollack Theater in conjunction with the Flying "A" Studio Centennial Celebration on Saturday, July 7.
July 6, 2012
Special Collections' current exhibit features a wide range of items illustrating how we view nature.
April 6, 2012