Watkinson Library

Exhibitions

​Current Exhibition


Artists' Books & Prints
from Watkinson Library collections
September 2-Novemer 25, 2014​



 Past Exhibitions


LUCKY 13!

STUDENT EXHIBITIONS

Thirteen stories told by Trinity students
 from American Studies 835:

 Museum & Library Exhibitions

December 11, 2013-June 30, 2014


 

The World in Miniature:
Europe before the Great War

An historian's journey in postcards, 1911-1915

in the Library Atrium, Feb. 21-June 30, 2014
Curated by Lisa Lew



Jump & Jive: Music from the 1920's, 30's, and 40's

Featuring the gift of the Bennett "Bud" Rubenstein collection of over 5,000 sound recording.  Curated by Henry Arneth, Special Collections Assistant           

August 26-December 6, 2013



Toe the Line: School Rules in 19th-Century America
School catalogs & reports from the library of
educational reformer Henry Barnard
June 14-August 16, 2013


The Corvo Papers: The OSS in Italy during W.W. II
Curated by Michael Kozek, '13
May 13-June 15, 2013



Hyam Plutzik '32: American Poet
Connecticut and Beyond
In cooperation with the Rush Rhees Library
at the University of Rochester
April-May 2013


Tale of Two Colleges: Bates & Trinity, 1890-1930
Curated by Brent Bette, graduate student in
American Studies 835:
Museum & Library Exhibitions
January-March 2013


Christmas Traditions
 curated by Jenn Brasfield
, graduate student in
American Studies 835:
Museum & Library Exhibitions
January-March 2013

Book of Hours, 15th century

The Book  

Curated by students in the First Year Seminar The Information Age and the Digital Divide
October 23-November 30, 2012

lewis clark
A Bicentennial Snapshop: the World in 1812
Featured selections from the library that bore witness to the events and topics of the day across the globe, all published 200 years ago
fall 2012​
  Drawing Birds

Drawing Birds

Student Sketches Based on Watkinson

Ornithology Books

spring 2012 

 


Kirschbaum_38.jpg
 

 

Robert Kirschbaum
Shaped by Books: The 42-Letter Name
A Print Folio and Its Sources

winter 2012

 

 

 
catalog drawer with title on label
 



SEVEN WONDERS
an exhibition by students of the American Studies Museum Exhibitions class

in memory of Ann Fitzgerald

 

 

 

aves

Searching the Skies, Searching the Stacks:
Bird Field Guides in the Watkinson

 

     
  jubilee game

 

New Acquisitions
in the Watkinson Reading Room
February-June 2011

 

 
mejor perrita illustration


 




  coed pic

Coeducation at Trinity College:

A Fortieth Anniversary Exhibition

     
  map of mexico

Nueva España:

Sources on the History and Culture of Colonial Mexico

 

     
 
tate picture

Modern American Poets and Their Printers

 

     
 
building
They Should Stand for Ages: William Burges, Francis Kimball and Trinity's Long Walk Buildings
     
 
picture of mamo

 

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang:  Bird Extinctions Around the World since 1600

     
  photograph of the interior of a church From Aquatint to Photogravure:  Architectural Illustration in the 19th Century
     
  stormy weather sheet music cover

You're the Top: Illustrated Sheet Music of American Popular Songs from World War I to the 1940's

     
  picture of Martin Luther Catalysts for Religious Change:
Monuments of Reformation Printing
     
  picture of artists book by laura davidson

Artists' Books, Comix, and Zines:
An Exhibition of Contemporary Work from the Watkinson Collections

     
  18th century engraving of festival architecture Staging Dipomacy in 18th Century Rome:
The Festival of the Chinea
An exhibition of prints from the Vincent J. Buonanno Collection
     
  picture of Origin of species titlepage
From the Pre-Socratics to the Modern Evolutionary Synthesis

An exhibition to celebrate the addition of the millionth volume to the Trinity College Library

     
  picture of an engraved skeleton Image and Enlightenment:
Illustrated Books from the Age of Reason to the Romantic Era
Student selections in conjunction with Art History 255 “The Sublime, the Picturesque and the Romantic: European art from the 1740’s to the 1840’s,” supported by a Mellon Foundation grant for information literacy.
     
     
  picture of abc book
An Exhibition of ABC Books Selected From the John O.C. McCrillis Collection
     
  picture of British book illustration of fairy
British Fantasy Illustration in the Golden Age
     
  picture of red flowers
Botanical Illustration in the Nineteenth Century