Library Exhibits

Red Thread logo with page from 16th century illuminated manuscript
Experience the story of the color red situated within global perspectives that tell stories about objects from UO Libraries, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, and UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History. Red Thread is a digital guide created by Vera Keller, associate professor of history, through the Digital Scholarship Center Faculty Grants Program.
Daoist Priest's Robe (Jiangyi) with Four-Clawed Dragon Rondel Design, Qing dynasty (circa 1850-1900)
From imperial robes and religious vestments to interior furnishings, this digital exhibition invites you to explore Chinese textiles from the collection of Gertrude Bass Warner, a unique treasure housed at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. The Artful Fabric of Collecting is led by Associate Professor Ina Asim and co-sponsored by the JSMA and UO Libraries, with generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Yōkai Senjafuda is a digital exhibition about ghosts and monsters in Japanese votive slips. Meet the ogres, demons, enchanted animals, and animated objects that haunt the UO’s world-class collection of senjafuda, little woodblock prints made to be collected and shared. Yōkai Senjafuda is led by Associate Professor Glynne Walley and co-sponsored by the JSMA and UO Libraries, with generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Peg Lynch
An exhibition celebrating the life and legacy of a media pioneer
5/1/19 Knight Library
A new digital exhibition about James Blue’s documentary film on the 1963 March on Washington. Explore the film’s history and meaning through archival documents, interviews, Oval Office recordings, and more. The March is led by Professor David A. Frank and co-sponsored by the JSMA and UO Libraries, with generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
A digital exhibit celebrating Public Domain Day. For the first time in over twenty years, new work will be entering the public domain: books, movies, music, and art from 1923.
An exhibit in the Design Library, Winter 2019. This exhibit explores artists' books as a delivery mechanism for poetry.
1/11/19 Design Library
An exhibit in Special Collections and University Archives, Winter 2019. The University of Oregon proudly celebrates over 100 years of track and field.
1/7/19 Special Collections and University Archives
A juried exhibition of student art showcasing creative expressions of the culture we aspire to have
10/26/18 Knight Library
On display during the Fall 2018 term in the Special Collection and University Archives Paulson Reading Room
10/26/18 Special Collections and University Archives
An exhibit in the Design Library, featuring items made in workshops at the DeArmond MakerSpace
10/7/18 Design Library
Exhibit in the Knight Library. Check out the NEW items on display for Winter 2019!
10/4/18 Knight Library
An exhibit in Special Collections & University Archives, April 23-June 15
4/18/18 Special Collections and University Archives
An exhibit profiling several international science award winners
4/10/18 Price Science Commons & Research Library
An Exhibit in Knight Library, Fall 2018 and Winter 2019
4/4/18 Knight Library
An Exhibit Celebrating Black History Month
2/5/18 Special Collections and University Archives
Introducing a Guide for Research
1/29/18 Knight Library
Detail of commonplace book.
A selection of SCUA commonplace books, diaries, and scrapbooks curated by students in HC421: Book Love
1/18/18 Special Collections and University Archives
Exhibit in honor of Native American Heritage Month
11/28/17 Knight Library
10/30/17 Special Collections and University Archives
Munsell Color Tree (detail).  Collection: UO Design Library.
On exhibit in Lawrence Hall, September 2017 - March 2018
9/25/17 Design Library
Action Comics cover image
Exhibit in the Jaqua Law Library, August-December 2017
8/14/17 John E. Jaqua Law Library
PCUN flag
Exhibit in Knight Library
5/10/17 Knight Library
Photograph of diverse group of woman military veterans
On exhibit during Women Veteran's Week, May 8-12
5/8/17 Knight Library
Page from "Colored People: A Collaborative Book Project" by Adrian Piper (1991)
An Artists' Books Selection Inspired by "Between the World and Me" on view April-June, 2017
5/1/17 Special Collections and University Archives
nosatsu detail
Highlights from the UO Libraries' collection on exhibit in Knight Library
5/1/17 Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
hokusai greatwave
Classic woodblock prints by Hokusai on exhibit in A&AA Library
5/1/17 Design Library
Jon Sutton's watercolor of Spencer Butte
Collection highlights on exhibit
4/3/17 Special Collections and University Archives
Flag of Brazil
Exhibit in Knight Library
1/9/17 Knight Library
Portrait of author Ursula K. Le Guin.
Exhibit in the Special Collections and University Archives
12/2/16 Special Collections and University Archives