Today's Events & Exhibitions

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Soldiers of the 9th Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) wait to go “over the top” on a trench raid near Arras, France. 24 March 1917.
  • Tue, 11/08/2016 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
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The widespread use of steel protective helmets was among the major military and cultural changes wrought by the First World War (1914-1918).  This exhibition showcases original helmets and includes...

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In Africa and the Americas
  • Thu, 02/02/2017 - 9:00am to Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Ethnic & Gender Studies Collection
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This exhibition represents the legacy of the movements of a people from their origins in Africa, their struggles for social justice in that continent, and their dispersal to North and South America, as represented in the graphic art collections in the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives...

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Image of peony artist book
  • Thu, 04/06/2017 - 8:00am to Fri, 08/11/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
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This exhibition exposes the intimate power of women’s voices through book arts. As scholar and printer Johanna Drucker reminds us: “Women create authority in the world by structuring a relation between enclosure and exposure. The women who make books out of the materials of their lives and...

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Music Academy of the West
  • Fri, 06/09/2017 - 9:00am to Sat, 08/05/2017 - 7:00am
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In celebration of its 70th Anniversary the Music Academy of the West is preparing to move its historical archive to the UCSB Library to preserve it and make it more broadly accessible to researchers. This summer, selected items from the archive are on exhibit at Music Academy of the West so...

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Art of Science
  • Fri, 07/28/2017 - 1:00pm to Thu, 01/25/2018 - 1:30pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
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This exhibition will feature the winners of the annual Art of Science competition organized by UCSB’s Schuller Lab and Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships at the California NanoSystems Institute. The UCSB Library is proud to showcase these...

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Banks Florilegium
  • Sat, 09/09/2017 - 8:00am to Fri, 02/23/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
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The UCSB Library presents Botanical Illustrations and Scientific Discovery – Joseph Banks and the Exploration of the South Pacific, 1768-1771, an exploration of the impact of 18th century botanical illustrations.

Join British Botanist, Sir Joseph Banks, on a journey of...

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James Bay Cree
  • Mon, 01/08/2018 - 8:00am to Sat, 06/02/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
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A photographic study of the James Bay Cree taken in four Cree villages in northern Quebec in 1973 at a time when the Cree were starting their negotiations with the government over land rights.  An installation of photographs by George Legrady.

 

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  • Fri, 02/02/2018 - 8:00am to Fri, 08/31/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
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The UCSB Library presents an exhibition of photographs of illegal gold mines in the Brazilian Amazon.  Curated by Jeffrey Hoelle, UCSB Assistant Professor of Anthropology,