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
On October 23rd at 4pm, artist Diane Gamboa will give an illustrated exhibition talk in the Library’s Mary Cheadle Room on the third floor. This event is free and open to the public
October 18, 2013
The papers of William Dole (1917-1983), American abstract collage artist born in Angola, Indiana, and former Professor of Art at UC Santa Barbara, are now available for research.
October 17, 2013
More than 2500 print gamebooks (primarily paperback) along with a smaller number of related works in other media.
July 23, 2013
On view at the Multicultural Center this summer is In Africa and the Americas: The Legacy of the Diasporas. This exhibition draws upon the rich graphic art collections in the Library's California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA).
July 16, 2013
Favianna Rodriguez, the Oakland-based activist artist best known for bold posters and digital art that explore issues of social justice, has donated her personal archive to the UCSB Library.
May 17, 2013
The UCSB Library's Special Collections Department is staying open especially this Saturday, April 13 from 10am-4pm for Spring Insight.
April 12, 2013
David Seubert, Acting Head of Special Collections, was featured on KCLU about the grant that UCSB Library recently received to catalog thousands of wax cylinders and 78 rpm disks.
March 25, 2013