Twenty-seven rare books and manuscripts from the 13th through 17th centuries trace the history of the modern Bible, from its beginnings as a series of partial manuscripts to the single volume format that exists today.
May 16, 2011
This exhibition features selected 1970s vintage posters by San Francisco Bay Area activist artists who represent a spirit of cultural diversity, social equity/social change, and international human rights from various perspectives.
February 8, 2011
This exhibit features materials from Special Collections on sixteen of the United States presidents, including Lincoln, Wilson, JFK, Nixon, and Reagan.
February 4, 2011
Recognizing Black History Month, February 2011, this exhibit focuses on the African American leaders of Santa Barbara and their legacy of activism for civic improvement, equity, and social justice.
January 10, 2011
This exhibit in Special Collections displays artist books from Special Collections and the Arts Library as part of the 3 Millionth Volume Celebration.
November 8, 2010
This exhibit in Special Collections displays highlights from book and manuscript collections acquired during the past year.
September 9, 2010
Pecourt’s extraordinary collection of over 3,000 cylinders and 18,000 discs was acquired by the UCSB Library in 2010. Selections from the collection are on exhibit in the Department of Special Collections.
July 1, 2010
Gonzalez is a visiting artist in residence at UCSB sponsored by the Chicano Studies Institute and the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives in the UCSB Library.
May 24, 2010
This exhibition is a special compendium which encapsulates visual cultures, global ethnopoles, and urban public spaces of that time.
May 4, 2010
This winter’s exhibit centers on the movement for social justice and equity that was actually another stage in the continuum of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement that began in the 1940s.
December 7, 2009