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2016_AL_BHam_LHR_Lib37AL -- Birmingham -- Linn-Henley Research Library
2009_CA_LA_Library26CA -- Los Angeles -- Richard Riordan Central Library
2015_CA_Redlands_SmileyL74CA -- Redlands -- A.K. Smiley Public Library
2010_CA_SB_Library54CA -- San Bernardino -- Main Library
2010_CA_Literacy_100731136CA -- San Bernardino -- Main Library -- Campaign for Literacy Event
2010_CA_SBBook_10073176CA -- San Bernardino -- Main Library -- Library Book Event
2012_CA_SD_Library12CA -- San Diego -- Public Library
2015_CA_SD_Library53CA -- San Diego -- Public Library
2016_CA_SD_Library25CA -- San Diego -- Public Library
2017_CA_SD_Library9CA -- San Diego -- Public Library
2018_CA_SD_Library39CA -- San Diego -- Public Library
2019_07_16E1_SD_LIbrary1CA -- San Diego -- Public Library (Partially reviewed)
2018_CA_SD_Library_Extreme28CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Exhibit: A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes
Art Exhibit: A Method for Reaching Extreme Altitudes
On exhibit through September 16, 2018
Featuring the work of eight San Diego artists exploring space art ranging from scientific to science fiction and otherworldly curiosities. Artists Adam Belt, Matthew Bradley, Sheena Rae Dowling, Andrew...
2015_CA_SD_Library_CCArt144CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Exhibit: Art of Comic-Con
There are a lot of duplicates here because I noticed a few times that I had the wrong camera settings and swept through all of the items for a second or third time. I'll resolve that at some point.
2019_07_16E3_SD_Library_Crafting67CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Exhibit: Crafting Opportunity
Crafting Opportunity: Mid-Century Work from the Collection of Mingei International Museum
On View May 11 - Jul 28, 2019
Curated By Barbara Hanson Forsyth
Crafting Opportunity, an exhibition of ceramics, furniture, fashion, fiber art, jewelry, and metalwork, explores the robust artistic output that... (Partially reviewed)
2015_CA_SD_Library_CCTie18CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Exhibit: San Diego Comic-Con Tie-In
These were some of the comic-book-related items that were part of the library's government documents collection.
2016_CA_SD_Library_CCTie61CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Exhibit: San Diego Comic-Con Tie-In
These were some of the comic-book-related items that were part of the library's government documents collection.
2017_CA_SD_Library_CCTie31CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Exhibit: San Diego Comic-Con Tie-In
2018_CA_SD_Library_CCTie18CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Exhibit: San Diego Comic-Con Tie-In
2019_07_16E5_SD_Library_CCTie46CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Exhibit: San Diego Comic-Con Tie-In (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_16E4_SD_Library_Libris59CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Exhibit: The Art of Ex Libris (Partially reviewed)
2017_CA_SD_Library_Steroids59CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Exhibit: Weather on Steroids
Weather on Steroids: the Art of Climate Change Science
San Diego Central Library Gallery
June 10 - Sept. 3, 2017

Weather on Steroids: the Art of Climate Change Science merges the artistic and the scientific for a visual dialogue about climate change, the effect of variable weather on local...
2019_07_16E6_SD_Library_Raina16CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Raina Telgemeier Appearance
Bestselling Graphic Novelist Raina Telgemeier
Raina Telgemeier, the author and illustrator of several New York Times bestsellers, including Smile, Drama, Sisters, and Ghosts is making an exclusive free and public appearance before Comic-Con at your San Diego Public Library in the Neil Morgan... (Partially reviewed)
2016_CA_SD_Library_Rare22CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Rare Books Collection
2018_CA_SD_Library_Rare53CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Rare Books Collection
2015_CA_SD_LibraryV40CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Views from...
2016_CA_SD_LibraryV24CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Views from...
2017_CA_SD_LibraryV22CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Views from...
2018_CA_SD_LibraryV9CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Views from...
2019_07_16E2_SD_LibraryV8CA -- San Diego -- Public Library -- Views from... (Partially reviewed)
2011_CA_Reagan_AF169CA -- Simi Valley -- Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum -- Air Force One hangar
2011_CA_Reagan_Lib236CA -- Simi Valley -- Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum -- Inside
2011_CA_Reagan_Outside56CA -- Simi Valley -- Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum -- Outside Areas
2013_CA_Nixon_Lib277CA -- Yorba Linda -- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace
2010_CA_Nixon_BP27CA -- Yorba Linda -- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace -- Birthplace
2013_CA_Nixon_BP39CA -- Yorba Linda -- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace -- Birthplace
2010_CA_Nixon_Lib150CA -- Yorba Linda -- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace -- Library
2013_CA_Nixon_Lib_Cent121CA -- Yorba Linda -- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace -- RN Centennial
Centennial Exhibit Officially Opens at the Nixon Library
February 18, 2013 By Joe Lopez

The Nixon Centennial Exhibit, Patriot. President. Peacemaker, officially opened at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library Friday, February 15 before former White House officials, and friends and admirers of...
2013_CA_Nixon_Lib_WG140CA -- Yorba Linda -- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace -- Watergate
This section was a complete replacement since my last visit. The National Archives had taken over the library and had issues with the accuracy of some of the displays. The Watergate section of the original library was pretty much a total fabrication before the Archives took over and replaced the whole...
2006_CO_Denver_Library5CO -- Denver Public Library
2006_CO_Denver_LibView3CO -- Denver Public Library -- Views of Denver
2015_DC_Carnegie_Lib_ADA5DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC -- ADA steps
Honoring leaders of the Disability Rights Movement on steps across Washington DC.
On March 12, 1990, activists with disabilities abandoned their crutches and wheelchairs to pull themselves up the 83 stone steps at the Capitol Building and demanded passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July...
2007_DC_Carnegie_Lib6DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2008_DC_Carnegie_Lib9DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2009_DC_Carnegie_Lib9DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2011_DC_Carnegie_Lib13DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2013_DC_Carnegie_Lib1DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2016_DC_Carnegie_Lib2DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
The moon over the hand sculpture.
2017_DC_Carnegie_Lib10DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2018_DC_Carnegie_Lib5DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2019_06_22C1_Carnegie_Lib11DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior) (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_Carnegie_Lib19DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2007_DC_Carnegie_LibI6DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior)
2009_DC_Carnegie_LibI4DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior)
2011_DC_Carnegie_LibI13DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior)
I had been told the previous month that the Historical Society of Washington had closed its facilities here. Yep! From their web site:
The Kiplinger Library of the Historical Society of Washington is temporarily closed because of ongoing financial difficulties. The Society's Board of Trustees is...
2013_DC_Carnegie_LibI22DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior)
2014_DC_Carnegie_LibI16DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior)
2019_06_22C2_Carnegie_LibI15DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior) (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_Carnegie_LibI6DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior)
My first visit since the Apple store reopened the place.
2017_DC_Chevy_Chase_CC3DC -- Chevy Chase Community Center/Library
2019_06_14F1_Daily_DJT_Twitter249DC -- Daily Show's Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library @ The Showroom
The Daily Show's award-winning Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library is coming to Washington, D.C. for one weekend only, June 14-16, after drawing huge crowds in Austin, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and New York City.
The pop-up exhibit showcases and analyzes the finest works from... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Deanwood_Lib14DC -- Deanwood Library and Community Center
2006_DC_Dumbarton62DC -- Dumbarton Oaks
2011_DC_Dumbarton1DC -- Dumbarton Oaks
The gardens at Dumbarton Oats don't open until 2pm on Sundays. There was quite a line to get in at opening time.
2013_DC_Dumbarton5DC -- Dumbarton Oaks
Just some shots from the street.
2018_DC_Blechman_18110343DC -- Dumbarton Oaks -- Event: An Afternoon with R. O. Blechman
An Afternoon with R. O. Blechman
The creator of what are now considered by many to be the earliest graphic novels, R. O. Blechman, will discuss his first work, The Juggler of Our Lady. This cartoon retelling of the medieval legend was first published in 1953 and later adapted into an award-winning...
2004_DC_Folger11DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
2006_DC_Folger10DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
2007_DC_Folger112DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
2009_DC_Folger112DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
2011_DC_Folger82DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
2014_DC_Folger175DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
2015_DC_Folger2DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
2018_DC_Folger4DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
They're doing maintenance work on the outside.
2019_DC_Folger1DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
2017_DC_Folger_Oxford103DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: 500 Years of Treasures from Oxford
500 Years of Treasures from Oxford
Feb 4 - April 30, 2017
Founded 500 years ago in 1517, Corpus Christi College, one of the oldest of the 38 self-governing colleges at the modern University of Oxford, is a repository of extraordinary treasures, few of which have ever been seen by the public. To mark...
2019_05_29B2_Folger_Monument163DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: A Monument to Shakespeare
A Monument to Shakespeare
Apr 13, 2019 – Jan 05, 2020
Henry Clay Folger and his wife Emily wanted to create a monument to Shakespeare in the U.S. capital. This would be their gift to the American people, an architectural presence on Capitol Hill, and an anchor to the nation’s cultural mile. This... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Folger_Americas128DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: America's Shakespeare
America's Shakespeare
Apr 07 – Jul 24, 2016
What makes the words, ideas, and characters of William Shakespeare—an Englishman—so central to American life and thought?
Through a fascinating selection of rare letters, costumes, books, and more, America's Shakespeare reveals how Americans have made...
2018_DC_Folger_Beyond30DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Beyond Words: Book Illustration in the Age of Shakespeare
Beyond Words: Book Illustration in the Age of Shakespeare
Feb 24 – Jun 03, 2018
The Folger exhibition Beyond Words: Book Illustration in the Age of Shakespeare shows how images in early modern books are as full of meaning as the text they illustrate. Explore portraits, views of daily life, maps, and...
2018_DC_Folger_Churchill79DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Churchill's Shakespeare
Churchill's Shakespeare
Oct 06, 2018 – Jan 06, 2019
Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm | Sun: noon–5pm
A towering leader during World War II, Prime Minister Winston Churchill was also a lifelong admirer of Shakespeare. Compelling materials from Cambridge’s Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill’s home Chartwell, and...
2015_DC_Folger_Decoding22DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Decoding the Renaissance
Decoding the Renaissance
500 Years of Codes and Ciphers
November 11, 2014–February 26, 2015
The Renaissance was the first great age of mass communication, but it was also the period when the art of secret writing came into its own. The new science of codes and ciphers produced some of the period’s...
2017_DC_Folger_1stFolio44DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: First Folio! Shakespeare's American Tour
First Folio! Shakespeare's American Tour
Nov 19, 2016 – Jan 22, 2017
To celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Folger Shakespeare Library sent First Folios to all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, DC. This exhibition celebrates their return to the Folger, and is the largest...
2017_DC_Folger_Painting42DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Painting Shakespeare
Painting Shakespeare
May 13, 2017 – Feb 11, 2018
Discover the paintings collection at the Folger—its stories, its glories, and Shakespeare’s power to inspire visual artists. From humble oil sketches to international masterpieces, this exhibition presents a sometimes surprising, and always...
2014_DC_Folger_Thing97DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Shakespeare's the Thing
Shakespeare's the Thing
January 28 - June 15, 2014
Kick off William Shakespeare's 450th birthday year with this wide-ranging, often unexpected display drawn from our unequalled Shakespeare holdings.
From Russian and Czech translations to a musical score by Felix Mendelssohn, from centuries-old...
2016_DC_Folger_Will_Jane168DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity
Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity
Aug 06 – Nov 06, 2016
Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity will take a close look at these two celebrated authors’ literary afterlives—and find some surprising parallels. For both, adaptations and parodies in different...
2007_DC_FolgerOH_07042989DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library Open House
Enjoy jugglers and jesters, music, song and dance, stage combat workshops, and more. It’s the one day of the year when the Folger Reading Room is open to all—plus, birthday cake for everyone!

A cake-cutting ceremony in honor of Shakespeare presided over by Queen Elizabeth I at 3:30pm on the front...
2009_DC_FolgerOH_090426110DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library Open House
Enjoy jugglers and jesters, music, song and dance, stage combat workshops, and more. It’s the one day of the year when the Folger reading rooms are open to all—plus, birthday cake for everyone!

This year, Elizabethan Fashion is a special focus of the Birthday. We'll explore clothing worn in...
2011_DC_FolgerOH_11041765DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library Open House
Free for All
Folger Events: Shakespeare's Birthday
It's April, the month we welcome spring at the Folger and celebrate Shakespeare. Enjoy music, games, spontaneous Shakespeare performances on the Folger stage, and more during our annual Birthday Open House ! Plus, get a special preview of the...
2014_DC_FolgerOH_14040625DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library Open House
Various pictures including some of Stephen H. Grant's talk about the Folgers.
2009_DC_GeorgetownL2DC -- Georgetown -- Library
They're still saying this library is going to reopen in 2010.
2015_DC_GeorgetownL31DC -- Georgetown -- Library
Including a visit to the Peabody Room.
2016_DC_Howard_Founders84DC -- Howard University -- Founders Library
Including exhibit cases and a backstage tour by Clifford Muse, Jr., Associate Director/University Archivist for the Moorland Spingarn Research Center.
2016_DC_Howard_NTHP_160229119DC -- Howard University -- National Trust for Historic Preservation announcement about Founders Library
We'd like to invite you, as a member and supporter from the Washington, D.C. area, to join us at Howard University’s Founders Library for a special announcement about the historic site on Monday, Feb. 29, 2016 at 2 p.m.
From the grand reading rooms to its iconic clock tower, The Founders Library has...
2017_DC_JB_Bench_170626117DC -- Julian Bond bench dedication @ Chevy Chase Community Center
A bench was dedicated to Julian Bond in front o the Chevy Chase Community Center. Speakers at the event:
* Randy Speck, Chair, ANC 3/4G
* Honorable Mayor Muriel Bowser
* Honorable Councilmember Mary Cheh
* Honorable Councilmember Brandon Todd
* Pam Horowitz (Julian Bond's widow)
Folks also...
2015_DC_LOC_Apostles29DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Apostle's Edition of Saint John's Bible
The Apostle's Edition of the Saint John's Bible:
For the new millennium, Saint John's University and Abbey in Minnesota commissioned an illuminated, handwritten Bible, the first of its kind since Gutenberg printed the Bible in 1454.
This contemporary Bible is at once old and new: a masterpiece of the...
2017_DC_LOC_JMW37DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Art of Etching: Masterpieces by James McNeill Whistler
2018_DC_LOC_16thSt20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing
2016_DC_LOC_Diff_Shapes18DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Books in Different Shapes
Books with Different Shapes
Many special format books are used as a learning tool in diverse countries and languages, such as the Japanese cloth book on display, Good Morning. "Pop-up" books are usually three-dimensional or movable books, first created in the 13th century by Benedictine monks....
2005_DC_LOC_BFG3DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Bound for Glory: America in Color
Bound for Glory: America in Color
September 8–January 21, 2006
Bound for Glory: America in Color is the first major exhibition of the little known color images taken by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information (FSA/OWI). Comprised of seventy digital prints made from...
2017_DC_LOC_BFG_WWI20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): British, French, German Artists View the First World War
2018_DC_LOC_Rudolph18DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Century of Architect Paul M. Rudolph
2018_DC_LOC_Comics16DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Comics Yesterday / Comics Today
2017_DC_LOC_Cooking25DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Cooking...
2019_09_18D4_LOC_DofI19DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Declaration of Independence News (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_LOC_Engaging22DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Engaging Nature
Engaging Nature:
Expeditions headed by topographical engineer and future politician John C. Fremont (1813-1890) in the 1840s helped open the American Far West to pioneer new residents. Laborers of many nationalities went seeking work. Investors sought wealth through railroads and natural resources,...
2015_DC_LOC_Veterans19DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Faces of the Veterans History Project
2017_DC_LOC_Feminist27DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Feminist Music
2017_DC_LOC_CivilLib39DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Fight for Civil Liberties During World War I
2018_DC_LOC_Douglass31DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Frederick Douglass Bicentennial
February 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Douglass, touted by Abraham Lincoln as "the most meritous man in the United States." After escaping from slavery, Douglass risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer and writer. In 1847 he founded the North Star,...
2018_DC_LOC_Wonderful17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): It's a Wonderful Life
2017_DC_LOC_JFK33DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): JFK Manuscripts
2015_DC_LOC_JrFellows16DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Junior Fellows Program
A variety of exhibit cases from the Junior Fellows Program
2018_DC_LOC_L2L21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Letter to Lyrics (Hamilton)
2017_DC_LOC_Luther17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Martin Luther
2018_DC_LOC_Frankenstein21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
2019_DC_LOC_NAACP13DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): NAACP The Fight for Freedom
2016_DC_LOC_Parks29DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Parks
Three cases of park history.
2016_DC_LOC_Poet_Laureate19DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Poetry on High: 80 Years of Poets Laureate
Poetry on High: 80 Years of Poets Laureate
The US Poet Laureate serves as the nation's official lightning rod for the poetic impulse of Americans. During his or her term, the Poet Laureate seeks to raise the national consciousness to a greater appreciation of the reading and writing of poetry.
The...
2016_DC_LOC_Elections20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Presidential Elections Through the Years
2015_DC_LOC_Parks30DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Rosa Parks
2014_DC_LOC_Shakespeare17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Shakespeare's 450th
Happy 450th Birthday William Shakespeare (1564-2014)!
To celebrate, select items from the Library of Congress's diverse collections show just a few of the ways artists have illustrated Shakespeare's plays and characters over hundreds of years. A reduced facsimile edition of the First Folio shows Martin...
2015_DC_LOC_SPX31DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Small Press Expo Collection
2018_DC_LOC_Geppi52DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts
Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts
The Library of Congress has a new display of select items from the Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts from Nov. 6, 2018, through Feb. 11, 2019
The Library of Congress announced in May that collector and entrepreneur Stephen A....
2019_05_29C2_LOC_Stonewall32DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Stonewell @ 50 (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_29C1_LOC_Whitman90DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Walt Whitman @ 200
To mark the 200th anniversary of Whitman’s birth, the Library will display poetry, images and ephemera from Whitman’s life in the Thomas Jefferson Building. Five cases will display Whitman’s handwritten drafts, published poems, original letters, portraits and other rarely seen materials. (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_LOC_Eisner22DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): William Eisner
2014_DC_LOC_YRC21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Young Readers Center (YRC)
2019_09_11B_NPHarris_Houdini84DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Coolidge): Harry Houdini Collection
NBF Presents: Neil Patrick Harris | The Magic Misfits: The Minor Third
Join us for the kick-off event of the Library of Congress National Book Festival Presents series for an exciting evening of magic and moderated conversation with award-winning actor and author Neil Patrick Harris as he celebrates... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_LOC_AwesomeC7DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Coolidge): Library of Awesome
Library to Celebrate the World of Comics
The Library of Congress is gearing up for a super summer treat celebrating the role of comics and graphic novels in promoting literacy, as collectibles, in the arts, advertising, sociology, popular culture and history. Making a variety of collection items more...
2017_DC_LOC_ScoresC17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Coolidge): Movie Scores
2019_DC_LOC_Mozart5DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Coolidge): Mozart, Sonata for Violin and Piano, K. 379 (1781)
This was a piece hand-written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, part of the collection at the LOC. Most of us were just wowed to see it.
2019_10_11F1_Pilkey_Peanuts80DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Coolidge): Peanuts Collection
Ticket holders will be invited to view a display of items from the Library’s extensive comic collection in the Whittall Pavillion prior to the start of the event. (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_LOC_Action77DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Art in Action: Herb Block and Fellow Artists Respond to Their Times
Art in Action: Herblock and Fellow Artists Respond to Their Times
January 31 - August 17, 2019

This exhibition was inspired by original drawings created for distribution in newspapers by Herbert L. Block (1909–2001), who won three Pulitzer Prizes and became known simply as "Herblock." His artistic...
2006_DC_LOC_Art64DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Cartoon America
The following description of the exhibit is from http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/cartoonamerica/

James Arthur Wood, Jr., began collecting original cartoon art as a childhood hobby. In his teens, Wood honed his drawing skills by copying the styles and characters of his favorite cartoonists. He began...
2007_DC_LOC_Art101DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Cartoon America
The following description of the exhibit is from http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/cartoonamerica/

James Arthur Wood, Jr., began collecting original cartoon art as a childhood hobby. In his teens, Wood honed his drawing skills by copying the styles and characters of his favorite cartoonists. He began...
2019_09_12B_LOC_Comic_Art81DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Comic Art: 120 Years of Panels and Pages (Visit 1)
Comic Art: 120 Years of Panels and Pages
Opened September 12, 2019
Explore the realm of comic art, where visual and narrative storytelling styles have evolved from panels in early newspapers to contemporary comic images. Through unique original drawings and printed pages, this exhibition features the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_18D2_LOC_Comic_Art140DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Comic Art: 120 Years of Panels and Pages (Visit 2)
Comic Art: 120 Years of Panels and Pages
Opened September 12, 2019
Explore the realm of comic art, where visual and narrative storytelling styles have evolved from panels in early newspapers to contemporary comic images. Through unique original drawings and printed pages, this exhibition features the... (Partially reviewed)
2012_DC_LOC_Earth22DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Down to Earth: Herblock and Photographers Observe the Environment
Down to Earth: Herblock and Photographers Observe the Environment
September 22, 2012–March 23, 2013
Down to Earth: Herblock and Photographers Observe the EnvironmentEnvironmental issues affect everyone on planet Earth—the quality of the water and food we consume, the air we breathe, and the parks we...
2017_DC_LOC_Drawn2Purpose78DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Drawn To Purpose
Drawn To Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists
November 18, 2017 - October 20, 2018

Features the rich collections of the Library of Congress and brings to light remarkable but little-known contributions made by North American women to the art forms of illustration and cartooning....
2018_DC_LOC_Drawn2Purpose100DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Drawn To Purpose
I went through the public comment book to see what people might have drawn. Barbara Dale's drawing is still winner and champion!
2013_DC_LOC_Gibson54DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Gibson Girl's America
“The Gibson Girl’s America: Drawings by Charles Dana Gibson” Exhibition Opens at Library of Congress on March 30

In the 1890s, illustrator Charles Dana Gibson created the "Gibson Girl," a vibrant, new feminine ideal—a young woman who pursued higher education, romance, marriage, physical well-being...
2015_DC_LOC_Pointing152DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Pointing Their Pens: Herblock and Fellow Cartoonists Confront the Issues
Pointing Their Pens: Herblock and Fellow Cartoonists Confront the Issues
March 21, 2015–March 19, 2016
Editorial cartoonists, like all Americans, do not always agree with one another. Issues on which the nation was particularly divided in the twentieth century—the question of U.S. intervention prior...
2016_DC_LOC_WWI46DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): World War I: American Artists View the Great War
World War I: American Artists View the Great War
May 7, 2016–May 6, 2017
Heeding the call from artist Charles Dana Gibson to “Draw ‘til it hurts,” hundreds of leading American artists galvanized public interest in the Great War (1914–1918). Although the United States participated as a direct combatant...
2017_DC_LOC_WWI50DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): World War I: American Artists View the Great War
World War I: American Artists View the Great War
May 7, 2016–May 6, 2017
Heeding the call from artist Charles Dana Gibson to “Draw ‘til it hurts,” hundreds of leading American artists galvanized public interest in the Great War (1914–1918). Although the United States participated as a direct combatant...
2017_DC_LOC_Awesome68DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Mahogany Row): Library of Awesome
Library to Celebrate the World of Comics
The Library of Congress is gearing up for a super summer treat celebrating the role of comics and graphic novels in promoting literacy, as collectibles, in the arts, advertising, sociology, popular culture and history. Making a variety of collection items more...
2017_DC_LOC_Halloween93DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Mahogany Row): LOC Halloween: Chambers of Mystery
The Library of Congress is presenting a host of tricks and treats with an autumn pop-up exhibition that embodies seasonal traditions of fantasy and folklore. Making a variety of rarely seen collection items more accessible to the general public, “LOC Halloween: Chambers of Mystery” will show-and-tell...
2017_DC_LOC_Presidential76DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Mahogany Row): Presidential Inaugurations
Presidential Inaugurations
Jan. 23 to Feb. 4, 2017
Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address Will Be on View

A two-week display on inaugurations, at the Library of Congress, will feature presidential treasures—the handwritten speeches of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln—and...
2013_DC_LOC_Opera67DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): A Night at the Opera
“A Night at the Opera” Exhibition Opens at Library of Congress on Aug. 15
The grandeur of opera—its unforgettable music, stellar performers, and lavish scenery and costumes—has transfixed audiences for more than 400 years. The Library of Congress will celebrate the majestic art form with "A Night at...
2017_DC_LOC_Baseball55DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): Baseball’s Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game
“Baseball’s Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game” Exhibit Opens Feb. 9

Long before the speakers at Wrigley Field blasted Steve Goodman’s “Go, Cubs, Go” after each triumphant Cubs game and long before players approached the batter’s box with their signature walk-up songs, music and baseball...
2015_DC_LOC_Chamber_Music53DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): Chamber Music: The Life and Legacy of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge
Chamber Music: The Life and Legacy of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge
August 13, 2015—January 23, 2016
In 1925 Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge (1864–1953) established the Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress, an unprecedented gift that ensured her support for contemporary music would continue for many...
2013_DC_LOC_Kaye60DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine: Two Kids from Brooklyn
Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine: Two Kids from Brooklyn
February 14–July 27, 2013
This exhibition explores the many talents of the powerful entertainment duo Danny Kaye (1911–1987) and Sylvia Fine (1913–1991), both raised in Brooklyn, New York. Kaye’s career as an entertainer spanned six decades and...
2015_DC_LOC_Illusion62DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): Grand Illusion: The Art of Theatrical Design
Grand Illusion: The Art of Theatrical Design
February 12–July 25, 2015
Grand Illusion: The Art of the Theatrical Design journeys from the Baroque courts of Europe to the Broadway stages of the United States. The exhibit draws from collections that document virtually all genres of theater: ballet,...
2011_DC_LOC_Lucy43DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): I Love Lucy: An American Legend
I Love Lucy: An American Legend
August 4, 2011–January 28, 2012
In celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of the show's debut, the Library of Congress presents I Love Lucy: An American Legend. This exhibition explores the show's history through the Ball and Arnaz family scrapbooks as well as...
2016_DC_LOC_Jazz_Singers58DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): Jazz Singers
Jazz Singers
February 11–July 23, 2016
What is a jazz singer? The answer can be as varied as the practitioners of the art form. This exhibit offers perspectives on the art of vocal jazz from the 1920s to the present. Drawn largely from the Library of Congress Music Division’s collections, including...
2016_DC_LOC_OperaB440DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): #Opera Before Instagram: Portraits, 1890-1955
#Opera Before Instagram: Portraits, 1890-1955
August 11, 2016–January 21, 2017
The Charles Jahant Collection in the Library of Congress Music Division contains nearly 2,000 photographs of opera singers from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, many of which are inscribed to him. Jahant began...
2016_DC_LOC_America_Reads91DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: America Reads
America Reads
June 16–December 31, 2016
Knowing that opinions can be as varied as the number of people you ask, we urged the public to name "other books that shaped America" and to tell us which of the eighty-eight core books on our list were most important to them. That survey forms the basis of this...
2018_DC_LOC_Baseball219DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Baseball Americana
Baseball Americana
June 29, 2018–Summer 2019
Americans had been playing baseball long before they agreed on the rules or even settled on how to spell it.
Base-Ball (1787)
base-ball (1799)
base ball (1818)
Base Ball (1845)
baseball (1899)
They didn't always call it baseball either—in some...
2014_DC_LOC_Bibles5DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bible Collection
Library of Congress Bible Collection
The Giant Bible of Mainz and the Gutenberg Bibles are on view in the East Corridor on the first floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building. The Bibles are surrounded by six murals collectively referred to as The Evolution of the Book.
These murals depict the process of...
2015_DC_LOC_Bibles11DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bible Collection
Library of Congress Bible Collection
Ongoing exhibition, opened April 11, 2008.
In the Great Hall of the Library of Congress, two monumental Bibles face each other as if in dialogue: one, the Giant Bible of Mainz, signifies the end of the handwritten book—and the other, the Gutenberg Bible, marks the...
2018_DC_LOC_Bibles17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bible Collection
They set up new cases for the bibles.
2005_DC_LOC_BHope8DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bob Hope and American Variety
Bob Hope was among the 20,000 vaudeville performers working in the 1920s. Many of these performers were, like Hope, recent immigrants to America who saw a vaudeville career as one of the few ways to succeed as a "foreigner" in America. Throughout his extraordinary professional career of nearly seventy...
2006_DC_LOC_BHope4DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bob Hope and American Variety
Bob Hope was among the 20,000 vaudeville performers working in the 1920s. Many of these performers were, like Hope, recent immigrants to America who saw a vaudeville career as one of the few ways to succeed as a "foreigner" in America. Throughout his extraordinary professional career of nearly seventy...
2009_DC_LOC_BHope8DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bob Hope and American Variety
Bob Hope was among the 20,000 vaudeville performers working in the 1920s. Many of these performers were, like Hope, recent immigrants to America who saw a vaudeville career as one of the few ways to succeed as a "foreigner" in America. Throughout his extraordinary professional career of nearly seventy...
2018_DC_LOC_Cherry_Posters36DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Cherry Blossom Festival Posters
2017_DC_LOC_DJustice141DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration
Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration
April 27–October 28, 2017
Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration showcases the Library’s extensive collections of original art by talented artists hired by both newspapers and television to capture the personal dynamics of legal trials....
2017_DC_LOC_Echoes561DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Echoes of the Great War
Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I 
April 4, 2017–January 2019
Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I examines the upheaval of world war as Americans confronted it— both at home and abroad. The exhibition considers the debates and struggles that...
2015_DC_LOC_Exploring57DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Exploring the Early Americas
Exploring the Early Americas
Ongoing exhibition, opened December 12, 2007.
Exploring the Early Americas features selections from the more than 3,000 rare maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts that make up the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress. It provides insight into...
2018_DC_LOC_Exploring16DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Exploring the Early Americas
2015_DC_LOC_Bay_Psalm51DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: First Among Many: The Bay Psalm Book and Early Moments in American Printing
First Among Many: The Bay Psalm Book and Early Moments in American Printing
June 4, 2015–January 2, 2016
In 1640, less than two years after landing in Massachusetts Bay, Stephen Daye printed The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre, known as the Bay Psalm Book, the first...
2011_DC_LOC_Herblock22DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2011)
Herblock Looks at 1961: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons
Exhibition dates: September 10, 2011–March 16, 2012
For many Americans, the tensions of 1961—conflicts between East and West, the use of nuclear weapons and traditional warfare, political battles between conservatives and liberals, and...
2012_DC_LOC_Herblock20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2012)
Herblock Looks at 1962: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part II
Exhibition dates: September 22, 2012–March 23, 2013
In 1962, the second year of his presidency, John F. Kennedy (1917–1963) used his executive authority to impose economic and social change in the United States. He fought...
2013_DC_LOC_Herblock21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2013)
Herblock Looks at 1963: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part I
Exhibition dates: March 30, 2013–September 14, 2013
In 1963, during the third and final year of his presidency, John F. Kennedy (1917–1963) faced repeated opposition to his legislative initiatives. Republicans rebuffed his calls for...
2014_DC_LOC_Herblock21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2014)
Herblock Looks at 1964: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part I
Exhibition dates: April 5, 2014–September 13, 2014
During the first year of his presidency, Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973) made the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 a priority, honoring slain President John F. Kennedy’s...
2015_DC_LOC_Herblock77DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2015)
Herblock Looks at 1965: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part II
Exhibition dates: September 26, 2015–March 19, 2016
After winning a landslide victory in the 1964 presidential election, Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973) promoted legislation that improved education, medical care, retirement...
2016_DC_LOC_Herblock44DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2016)
Herblock Looks at 1966: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part II
Exhibition dates: September 17, 2016–March 11, 2017
During the second year of the presidency of Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973) Herblock drew cartoons that raised an alarm about developments in Vietnam and its impact on domestic...
2017_DC_LOC_Herblock43DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2017)
Herblock Looks at 1967: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part I
Exhibition dates: March 18, 2017–September 9, 2017
In 1967, during the third year of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s (1908–1973) administration, Herblock drew some of his most powerful cartoons on issues about which he cared deeply....
2018_DC_LOC_Herblock54DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2018)
Herblock Looks at 1968: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons
Currently on exhibit: March 17–September 8, 2018
In 1968, during the fourth and final year of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s administration, Herblock focused on the presidential election. Having called attention to Richard M. Nixon’s...
2019_09_18D3_LOC_Herblock37DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2019)
Herblock Looks at 1969: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part II
Currently on exhibit: September 14, 2019–March 14, 2020
As Richard Milhous Nixon (1913–1994) became the thirty-seventh president of the United States in 1969, Herblock focused not only on issues relating to his presidency but those... (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_LOC_Herblock42DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2019)
Herblock Looks at 1969: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part I
Exhibtion dates: March 23, 2019–September 7, 2019
Richard Milhous Nixon (1913–1994) became the thirty-seventh president of the United States in 1969. Herblock had been a persistent critic of Nixon since 1948, starting with the...
2009_DC_LOC_Gershwin15DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin
Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin
December 11, 2008–Ongoing
Experience the glamour and sophistication of the 1920s and 1930s in this permanent tribute to the brothers who helped provide a musical background to the period. The exhibition contains a wealth of materials that provide...
2017_DC_LOC_Gershwin83DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin
2010_DC_LOC_BHope19DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Hope for America: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture
Hope for America: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture
Ongoing exhibition, opened June 11, 2010.
Bob Hope, who entertainment historian and critic Leonard Maltin declared “may be the most popular entertainer in the history of Western civilization,” was arguably the nation's best-loved topical humorist...
2017_DC_LOC_BHope127DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Hope for America: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture
2014_DC_LOC_Magna115DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor
Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor
November 6, 2014–January 19, 2015
This exhibition commemorates the 800th anniversary of the creation of Magna Carta, the charter of liberties that England’s King John granted to his barons in 1215 in order to halt their rebellion and restore their allegiance to his throne....
2016_DC_LOC_Mapping36DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Mapping a Growing Nation: From Independence to Statehood
Mapping a Growing Nation: From Independence to Statehood
Ongoing exhibition, open September 1, 2016
Abel Buell’s New and Correct Map of the United States of North America is the first map of the newly independent United States compiled, printed, and published in America by an American. This important...
2018_DC_LOC_Mapping32DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Mapping a Growing Nation: Southeastern States / Midwestern States
They keep rotating items.
2019_10_11F2_LOC_Mapping22DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Mapping a Growing Nation: Western States (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_LOC_Mapping20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Mapping A New Nation
Mapping a New Nation: Abel Buell’s Map of the United States, 1784
On September 3, 1783, American and British representatives signed the Treaty of Paris that formally concluded the American Revolution and recognized the United States as an independent nation. In March 1784, only six months later, Abel...
2017_DC_LOC_Hamlisch10DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Marvin Hamlisch PEGOT display
2019_12_05B_LOC_Parks_Words226DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words
Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words
Opening December 5, 2019
Rosa Parks (1913–2005) is best known for her refusal to give up her seat to a white man on a crowded bus in Montgomery, Alabama, on December 1, 1955. Her arrest sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, a pivotal event in the civil rights movement that... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_19D1_LOC_Women_Vote360DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote
Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote
June 4, 2019–September 2020
"We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal. . . . In entering upon the great work before us, we anticipate no small amount of misconception, misrepresentation, and ridicule; but we shall... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_18D1_LOC_Suffrage_Garden12DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Suffrage Garden (Partially reviewed)
2011_DC_LOC_Swann74DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Swann Gallery
March 18, 2011–Ongoing
The exhibition reveals the power of cartoons to illuminate both human nature and history as well as provoke laughter and reflection. The diverse selection of images on display here represents the fascinating world of caricatures, political cartoons, comics, animation art, graphic...
2016_DC_LOC_Swann38DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Swann Gallery
March 18, 2011–Ongoing
The exhibition reveals the power of cartoons to illuminate both human nature and history as well as provoke laughter and reflection. The diverse selection of images on display here represents the fascinating world of caricatures, political cartoons, comics, animation art, graphic...
2014_DC_LOC_TJLib9DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Thomas Jefferson’s Library
Thomas Jefferson’s Library
“I cannot live without books.” Thomas Jefferson, June 10, 1815
Throughout his life, books were vital to Thomas Jefferson’s education and well being. His books provided Jefferson with a broader knowledge of the contemporary and ancient worlds than many of his contemporaries...
2017_DC_LOC_War_Garden21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: World War I Victory Gardens
2014_DC_LOC_CRA1964240DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit:The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom
The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom
September 10, 2014–January 2, 2016
This exhibition, which commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, explores the events that shaped the civil rights movement, as well as the far-reaching impact the act had...
2015_DC_LOC_CRA196429DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit:The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom
The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom
September 10, 2014–January 2, 2016
This exhibition, which commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, explores the events that shaped the civil rights movement, as well as the far-reaching impact the act had...
1997_DC_LOC_Ext2DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
1999_DC_LOC_Ext3DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2004_DC_LOC_Ext6DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2005_DC_LOC_Ext12DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2006_DC_LOC_Ext20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2008_DC_LOC_Ext39DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2009_DC_LOC_Ext67DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2011_DC_LOC_Ext1DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2012_DC_LOC_Ext20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2013_DC_LOC_Ext1DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2014_DC_LOC_Ext2DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2017_DC_LOC_Ext40DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
I never noticed the male statues in the fountain before -- two were totally naked and one had a figleaf. Also shown is the new Toni Morrison bench.
2018_DC_LOC_Ext2DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2019_DC_LOC_Ext2DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2013_DC_LOC_PPD78DC -- Library of Congress -- Prints and Photographs Division pieces
2015_DC_LOC_European21DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: 2nd Floor European Reading Room
2008_DC_LOC_Asian14DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Asian Reading Room (1st Floor)
2017_DC_LOC_Asian24DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Asian Reading Room (1st Floor)
2017_DC_LOC_CRR28DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Congressional Reading Room (1st Floor)
2014_DC_LOC_Coolidge2DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Coolidge Auditorium (Ground floor)
2017_DC_LOC_Coolidge3DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Coolidge Auditorium (Ground floor)
2015_DC_LOC_Hispanic21DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Hispanic Reading Room (2nd Floor)
2016_DC_LOC_Ceremonial55DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Librarian's Ceremonial Office (1st Floor)
October 10, 2016
Library of Congress Ceremonial Office Opened for Public Viewing
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced that the historic and architecturally beautiful Ceremonial Office in the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building will be open to the public. Previously, the room was visited...
2005_DC_LOC_Mahogany1DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center)
2008_DC_LOC_Mahogany18DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center)
2009_DC_LOC_Mahogany27DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center)
2015_DC_LOC_Mahogany17DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center)
2017_DC_LOC_Mahogany48DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center)
1997_DC_LOC_MRR1DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
1999_DC_LOC_MRR1DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2002_DC_LOC_MRR2DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2004_DC_LOC_MRR10DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2005_DC_LOC_MRR1DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2007_DC_LOC_MRR4DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2008_DC_LOC_MRR80DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
They don't allow public visitors into the main reading room very often and they allow photography even less often. One time they did it for was the "Experience" opening.
2009_DC_LOC_MRR161DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
They don't allow public visitors into the main reading room very often and they allow photography even less often. Today was an open house though so...
2010_DC_LOC_MRR221DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
They open the Main Reading Room for pictures twice a year -- President's Day and Columbus Day. I went both times this year so these pictures might get redundant.
2011_DC_LOC_MRR37DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2012_DC_LOC_MRR34DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
Wide-angle lens time.
2013_DC_LOC_MRR34DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2017_DC_LOC_MRR14DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2019_DC_LOC_MRR29DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2016_DC_LOC_Members16DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Members' Room (1st Floor)
2017_DC_LOC_Members34DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Members' Room (1st Floor)
1997_DC_LOC_NWCorner2DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Corner (Maps) Art (2nd Floor)
2006_DC_LOC_NWCorner9DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Corner (Maps) Art (2nd Floor)
2015_DC_LOC_NWCorner15DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Corner (Maps) Art (2nd Floor)
2018_DC_LOC_NWCorner17DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Corner (Maps) Art (2nd Floor)
1997_DC_LOC_NWGal1DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Gallery (Early Americas) Art (2nd Floor)
2015_DC_LOC_NWGal14DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Gallery (Early Americas) Art (2nd Floor)
2014_DC_LOC_SWCorner18DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Southwest Corner (TJeff Library Room) Art (2nd Floor)
2015_DC_LOC_SWGal7DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Southwest Gallery (2nd Floor)
2017_DC_LOC_SWGal26DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Southwest Gallery (2nd Floor)
1997_DC_LOC_GH8DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
1999_DC_LOC_GH9DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2002_DC_LOC_GH12DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2004_DC_LOC_GH16DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2005_DC_LOC_GH23DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2006_DC_LOC_GH33DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2007_DC_LOC_GH30DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2008_DC_LOC_GH30DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2009_DC_LOC_GH133DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2010_DC_LOC_GH110DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2011_DC_LOC_GH52DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2012_DC_LOC_GH39DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2013_DC_LOC_GH14DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2014_DC_LOC_GH3DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2016_DC_LOC_GH90DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2017_DC_LOC_GH47DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2019_10_11F3_LOC_GH12DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_LOC_GH45DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2005_DC_LOC_GHX6DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
2006_DC_LOC_GHX8DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
2011_DC_LOC_GHX12DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
2014_DC_LOC_GHX18DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
2015_DC_LOC_GHX12DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
2018_DC_LOC_GHX42DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
This year, the tree wasn't in the Great Hall. They had to place it one floor above because putting it in the Great Hall conflicted with Paul Ryan's farewell event. Pictures also include the wreaths set up by some of the shops downstairs.
2017_DC_LOC_Whittall25DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Whittall Pavilion (Ground Floor)
2017_DC_LOC_Tunnel13DC -- Library of Congress -- Tunnel work
They removed the book conveyor belt system between the Madison and Jefferson buildings.
2018_DC_LOC_Tunnel17DC -- Library of Congress -- Tunnels
2019_DC_LOC_Tunnel2DC -- Library of Congress -- Tunnels
I ran into WaPo-alumni Neely Tucker downstairs.
2004_DC_LOCVw1DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...
2011_DC_LOCVw6DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...
2012_DC_LOCVw2DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...
2013_DC_LOCVw7DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...
2015_DC_LocVw9DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...
2016_DC_LOCVw3DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...
2017_DC_LOCVw2DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...
2018_DC_LOCVw11DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...
The view from the Prints and Photographs section overlooks the residential section of DC.
2015_DC_LOC_Adams98DC -- Library of Congress John Adams Bldg
2013_DC_LOC_Madison27DC -- Library of Congress Madison Bldg
2015_DC_LOC_Madison10DC -- Library of Congress Madison Bldg
2017_DC_LOC_MadisonVw8DC -- Library of Congress Madison Bldg -- Views from...
2015_DC_LOC2DC -- Library of Congress (a couple of images I couldn't figure a location for)
2008_DC_MLKLib12DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library
2013_DC_MLKLib14DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library
2015_DC_MLKLib5DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library
2016_DC_MLKLib_Plans17DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library
2017_DC_MLKLib4DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library
Closed for renovations.
2018_DC_MLKLib15DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library
2019_11_30B_MLKLib5DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_MLKLib2DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library
2015_DC_Selznick_150508109DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Featuring Brian Selznick
Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Featuring Brian Selznick
Love Is a Dangerous Angel: Thoughts on Queerness and Family in Children's Books
The DC Public Library is proud to host the 2015 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture sponsored by The Association for Library Service to Children on Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Martin...
2015_DC_MLKLib_Selznick69DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Brian Selznick exhibit
An exhibit to explore Selznick's images and process is on view in the Great Hall of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from March 22-June 21. Featuring images from Selznick's books, historical photographs from the Library's Washingtoniana department, multimedia stations and interactive...
2015_DC_MLKLib_Wash53DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Washingtoniana section
Various things in the Washingtoniana section
2017_DC_MLKLib_Wash34DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Washingtoniana section
2009_DC_MPPL1DC -- Mt Pleasant Public Library
2010_DC_MPPL39DC -- Mt Pleasant Public Library
Photos of the children's reading room alcove that Aurelius Battaglia decorated with his "Animal Circus" murals. Battaglia later worked on Disney's Dumbo and Pinocchio animated cartoons and you can clearly see the connection.
2011_DC_MPPL4DC -- Mt Pleasant Public Library
2011_DC_MPPLCW_Ext_11040916DC -- Mt Pleasant Public Library -- Construction Watch Tour -- Exteriors
Construction Watch Tour: Mount Pleasant Library:
Originally designed in 1924 by New York architect Edward Lippincott Tilton, the historic Mt. Pleasant Library in Northwest Washington, D.C., is now undergoing modernization and expansion, designed by CORE Group and HMA2 Architects. Ginnie Cooper, chief...
2011_DC_MPPLCW_Grp_11040927DC -- Mt Pleasant Public Library -- Construction Watch Tour -- Group
Construction Watch Tour: Mount Pleasant Library:
Originally designed in 1924 by New York architect Edward Lippincott Tilton, the historic Mt. Pleasant Library in Northwest Washington, D.C., is now undergoing modernization and expansion, designed by CORE Group and HMA2 Architects. Ginnie Cooper, chief...
2011_DC_MPPLCW_Int_11040996DC -- Mt Pleasant Public Library -- Construction Watch Tour -- Interiors
Construction Watch Tour: Mount Pleasant Library:
Originally designed in 1924 by New York architect Edward Lippincott Tilton, the historic Mt. Pleasant Library in Northwest Washington, D.C., is now undergoing modernization and expansion, designed by CORE Group and HMA2 Architects. Ginnie Cooper, chief...
2010_DC_Shaw_Lib1DC -- Shaw Neighborhood Library
2012_DC_Shaw_Lib6DC -- Shaw Neighborhood Library
2016_DC_Shaw_Lib6DC -- Shaw Neighborhood Library
2019_07_06C1_Woodridge_Lib13DC -- Woodridge Neighborhood Library (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_06C2_Woodridge_Fight16DC -- Woodridge Neighborhood Library -- Exhibit: Brookland Fight the Freeways (Partially reviewed)
2008_DE_Hagley_House62DE -- Wilmington -- Hagley Museum and Library -- House area
2008_DE_Hagley_Museums76DE -- Wilmington -- Hagley Museum and Library -- Museums
2008_DE_Hagley_Yards136DE -- Wilmington -- Hagley Museum and Library -- Yards
2015_GA_JCarter_Library328GA -- Atlanta -- Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
2015_GA_JCarter_LibraryO51GA -- Atlanta -- Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum -- Outside
2007_DC_Carnegie_Lib_HSW1Hist Soc of Wash DC @ Carnegie Library
2009_DC_Carnegie_Lib_HSW5Hist Soc of Wash DC @ Carnegie Library
Included here are some photos of Roland L. Freeman, guest curator for the "Quilts for Obama: Celebrating the Inauguration of our 44th President" exhibition at the museum:

The Historical Society of Washington, DC, as part of the city’s inaugural celebration activities presents, “Quilts for Obama,”...
2013_DC_Carnegie_Lib_HSW3Hist Soc of Wash DC @ Carnegie Library
2019_DC_Carnegie_Lib_HSW3Hist Soc of Wash DC @ Carnegie Library
2019_DC_Carnegie_Lib_HH45Hist Soc of Wash DC @ Carnegie Library -- Exhibit: DC Hall of History
2019_DC_Carnegie_Lib_Big45Hist Soc of Wash DC @ Carnegie Library -- Exhibit: The Big Picture
THE BIG PICTURE
In the first half of the 20th century, photographers recorded milestones using panoramic technology. Very few people alive have seen them. Until now.
THE BIG PICTURE reveals how these craftsmen captured DC history. From Rudolph Valentino’s visit to the White House to the 1924 World...
2018_IL_Pritzker22IL -- Chicago -- Pritzker Military Museum & Library
2018_IL_Pritzker_WWI96IL -- Chicago -- Pritzker Military Museum & Library -- Exhibit: Lest We Forget: Sailors, Sammies and Doughboys Over There in World War I
The Pritzker Military Museum & Library’s new original exhibit, Lest We Forget: Sailors, Sammies and Doughboys Over There in World War I, explores the experiences of those who served in World War I and the role the United States played in ending the first global conflict. The exhibit will feature...
2007_IL_Lincoln_Museum40IL -- Springfield -- Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
2009_IL_Lincoln_Museum14IL -- Springfield -- Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
2004_KY_Lexington_LibVw3KY -- Lexington -- Lexington Library -- Views from...
2004_KY_Lexington_Lib9KY -- Lexington -- Public Library
2010_KY_Lexington_Lib38KY -- Lexington -- Public Library
2019_08_08D1_Springfield_Lib18MA -- Springfield -- Springfield City Library (Partially reviewed)
2011_MD_Pratt_Lib35MD -- Baltimore -- Enoch Pratt Free Library
2018_MD_Pratt_Lib62MD -- Baltimore -- Enoch Pratt Free Library
2014_MD_UMd_HornbakeL11MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Hornbake Library
2016_MD_Umd_HornbakeL6MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Hornbake Library
2016_MD_UMd_HornbakeL_Labor39MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Hornbake Library -- DC LaborFest AFL-CIO Archive Tour
Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/UMDLabor2016
Celebrate International Labour Day by joining a community interested in promoting labor history by editing the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia. Part celebration and part workshop, help us build awareness and increase visibility of our labor collections and expand...
2016_MD_Umd_HornbakeL_Alice132MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Hornbake Library -- Exhibit: Alice 150 Years and Counting
Celebrating 150 Years of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Selections from the Collection of August and Clare Imholtz
October 2015 - July 2016

“How do you know I'm mad?” said Alice.
“You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn't have come here.”
2015 is the sesquicentennial anniversary of one of...
2014_MD_UMd_HornbakeL_Bladen13MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Hornbake Library -- Exhibit: Bladensburg Rediscovered
Coming August 2014
Beyond the Battle: Bladensburg Rediscovered

History has not been kind to our neighboring town of Bladensburg. Though a bustling town in the past, Bladensburg has been all but forgotten. Once equaling Alexandria and Georgetown, it functioned as a colonial sea port, an early federal...
2014_MD_UMd_HornbakeL_EPrint6MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Hornbake Library -- Exhibit: Early Printing
The Early Printing Collection
The Early Printing Collection is a set of thirty-six leaves and pages that were painted in Europe in the late 15th century. It features printed pages from Bibles and other religious and historical chronicles, including leaves from well-known works like The Nuremberg...
2014_MD_UMd_HornbakeL_Exor6MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Hornbake Library -- Exhibit: Exorcist
"Exorcist House"
In 1971, William Peter Blatty published The Exorcist, a chilling novel that continues to frighten readers today. The story is inspired by events that tok place in a neighborhood just a few miles from campus. As a college student at Georgetown University in 1949, Blatty heard tales of a...
2017_MD_Umd_HornbakeL_FDoug53MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Hornbake Library -- Exhibit: Frederick Douglass and Wye House
Frederick Douglass and Wye House: Archaeology and African American Culture in Maryland
On display through July 2017
Thousands of African and African American families were enslaved in Maryland for almost 250 years. Little evidence of their daily lives was preserved which leaves many questions about...
2014_MD_UMd_HornbakeL_WMUC21MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Hornbake Library -- Exhibit: WMUC
For over 75 years, the University of Maryland has been actively involved in radio. What began as an introductory course in the Speech Department blossomed into a thriving student-run station, first as WMUC AM 650, then as WMUC-FM in College Park, and WMUC Digital.
Generations of students have lent...
2015_MD_Fred_Artz_PL105MD -- Frederick -- C. Burr Artz Public Library
2018_MD_Fred_Artz_PL53MD -- Frederick -- C. Burr Artz Public Library
2017_MD_Laurel_LibPk35MD -- Laurel -- Laurel Library and Emancipation Community Park
2009_MD_SSL_Ells10MD -- Silver Spring -- Ellsworth Library (8901 Colesville Rd)
Included here are pictures of "The Old Tavern", a WPA-vintage mural that used to be in the post office. It was later moved to the new Silver Spring library.
2019_08_03B_SSL_Ells15MD -- Silver Spring -- Ellsworth Library (8901 Colesville Rd)
The old library is currently being used as a community store -- The Friendship Library -- for selling old books. The woman at the desk said it would be closing around September 18. There was some discussion about turning the building into a childcare or eldercare facility. (Partially reviewed)
2004_MD_SSL5MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
2005_MD_SSL3MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
2006_MD_SSL4MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
2007_MD_SSL16MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
2008_MD_SSL45MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
2010_MD_SSL99MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
Demolition around the site of the new Silver Spring library. The last of the buildings to be torn down was the Moose Lodge and auto garage. The workers took down the dedication plaque and found the time capsule (and old Band-Aid box) which was going to go the Silver Spring Historical Society. Later in...
2011_MD_SSL13MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
2013_MD_SSL82MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
2014_MD_SSL45MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
2015_MD_SSL93MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
2016_MD_SSL11MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
2017_MD_SSL7MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
2018_MD_SSL6MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
The lion/mouse scupture has been moved to the front lawn. It used to be up on the fifth floor balcony.
2019_11_14D3_SSL1MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave) (Partially reviewed)
2017_MD_SSL_Model25MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave) -- Design Model
The library's model is on display.
2015_MD_SSL_Opening_Cer_150620131MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave) -- Opening Event -- Ceremony
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County Public Libraries and The Department of General Services invite you to
The Grand Opening of the Silver Spring Library.
Participating in the opening ceremonies were:
* County Executive Ike Leggett,
* County Council President George...
2015_MD_SSL_Opening_Mob_150620109MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave) -- Opening Event -- The Mob
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County Public Libraries and The Department of General Services invite you to
The Grand Opening of the Silver Spring Library
2015_MD_SSL_Vw60MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave) -- Views from...
2016_MD_SSL_Vw14MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave) -- Views from...
2017_MD_SSL_Vw9MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave) -- Views from...
2010_MD_Takoma_CC12MD -- Takoma Park -- Community Center (and mural)
2008_MO_SLMPL37MO -- St. Louis -- Main Public Library
2018_MO_SLMPL87MO -- St. Louis -- Main Public Library
2018_MO_SLMPL_Working20MO -- St. Louis -- Main Public Library -- Exhibit: Working in America
Working In America
Working in America takes an intimate look at how we feel about work.
Through powerful photographs and honest stories, the exhibit explores the relationships between social, cultural, physical and psychological realities of work that shape everyday life.
Inspired by Studs Terkel's...
2016_NY_NYPL_Curious_Hand111NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: A Curious Hand: The Prints of Henri-Charles Guérard (1846-1897)
A Curious Hand: The Prints of Henri-Charles Guérard (1846-1897)
Open now. Ends February 26th, 2017.
Described by the influential nineteenth-century art critic Roger Marx as “the engraver of curiosity par excellence,” Henri-Charles Guérard was one of the most skilled and inventive French printmakers of...
2016_NY_NYPL_WritersX17NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: A Writer's Christmas: Dickens & More
A Writer's Christmas: Dickens & More
Open now. Ends January 8th, 2017.
The arrival of Christmas evokes a range of feelings in most of us—from intense nostalgia, to playful whimsy, to high seriousness, to simple joy. In this respect, great writers are no different. Now on display, from the Library's...
2017_NY_NYPL_WritersX14NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: A Writer's Christmas: Dickens & More
A Writer's Christmas: Dickens & More
Open now. Ends January 8th, 2018.
The arrival of Christmas evokes a range of feelings in most of us—from intense nostalgia, to playful whimsy, to high seriousness, to simple joy. In this respect, great writers are no different. Now on display, from the Library's...
2016_NY_NYPL_Hancock68NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: Alexander Hamilton: Striver, Statesman, Scoundrel
Alexander Hamilton: Striver, Statesman, Scoundrel
Open now. Ends December 31st, 2016.
Alexander Hamilton, an orphaned immigrant from the Caribbean, acted as George Washington’s top aide in the American Revolution, created the American financial system, and waged ideological battles against Thomas...
2019_10_05E3_NYPL_Comics88NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: Comics at the New York Public Library
Comics at the New York Public Library
On view through October 10th, 2019
The New York Public Library is delighted to celebrate the creative attributes of comics. The Library holds an extensive collection of comics spanning the medium’s history. Students, artists, and comic book aficionados visit the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_26C2_NYPL_GutenbergMT16NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: Gutenberg Meets the Transistor (Partially reviewed)
2019_NY_NYPL_Stonewall82NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: Love & Resistance: Stonewall 50
Love & Resistance: Stonewall 50
Through July 13th, 2019
This season, The New York Public Library is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Through a new exhibition, a series of programs, book recommendations, and more, we invite you to learn more about the emergence of the modern...
2017_NY_NYPL_Picturing32NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: Picturing the City: Illustrated Maps of NYC
Picturing the City: Illustrated Maps of NYC
Open now. Ends April 9th, 2018.
The New York Public Library’s extensive map collection includes a treasure trove of artistically creative cartography. When maps are embellished with pictures, as they have been since mapping began, we receive geographic...
2016_NY_NYPL_Politics17NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: Politics of Persuasion
Politics of Persuasion: 150 Years of Presidential Campaigning
In this display, The New York Public Library is proud to present presidential campaign ephemera dating back nearly 150 years: a lapel pin with a portrait of Abraham Lincoln, a Barry Goldwater bumper sticker, and even a Richard Nixon poster...
2016_NY_NYPL_Preserving45NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: Preserving a Masterpiece: From Soaring Ceilings to Subterranean Storage
Preserving a Masterpiece: From Soaring Ceilings to Subterranean Storage
Open now. Ends October 9th, 2016.
Celebrate the legacy of The New York Public Library’s iconic Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street with our new exhibition, Preserving a Masterpiece: From Soaring Ceilings...
2016_NY_NYPL_Protests18NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: Protests in Print
Protests in Print
Open now. Ends January 18th, 2017.
The term “alternative press” is used by librarians, publishers, authors, and artists to group together forms of print that diverge from the production and distribution methods of conventionally published materials. As a platform for both personal...
2016_NY_NYPL_Splendour25NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: Splendour Among Shadows
Splendour Among Shadows
Open now. Ends September 28th, 2016.
In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of The New York Public Library’s Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, the Library presents a new exhibition, Splendour Among Shadows: Celebrating 30 Years of the Pforzheimer...
2019_10_05E4_NYPL_Rayner76NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: The Watercolors of William P. Rayner
The Watercolors of William P. Rayner
On view through October 13, 2019
The New York Public Library presents an exhibition of over 50 works by watercolorist and travel writer William P. Rayner (1929–2018). During his three-decade career as editorial business manager at Condé Nast, and on trips with... (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_26C3_NYPL_Ugly_Duckling43NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: Ugly Duckling Presse Chapbook and Zine Collection: Other Presses, Other Places
Ugly Duckling Presse Chapbook and Zine Collection: Other Presses, Other Places
Open now. Ends January 12th, 2020.
Founded in 1993, Ugly Duckling Presse is a Brooklyn-based non-profit publisher that produces poetry, translations, experimental non-fiction, performance texts, and books by artists.
The... (Partially reviewed)
2019_NY_NYPL_Whitman121NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: Walt Whitman: America's Poet
Walt Whitman: America's Poet
Through August 30th, 2019
Two hundred years after his birth, Walt Whitman remains one of America's most influential writers, arguably our national poet. His life's work, Leaves of Grass, is a perennial best-seller, and Whitman himself has attained the status of cultural...
2017_NY_NYPL_Recent141NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: What's New? Recent Acquisitions
What's New? Recent Acquisitions
Open now. Ends February 11th, 2018.
In the Wachenheim gallery, curators from research collections across the Library tell the stories behind our newest holdings, from a book printed in Peru 500 years ago to the set design for the musical In the Heights. On the third...
2018_NY_NYPL_Revolution163NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Exhibit: You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s
You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s
Through September 1, 2018
Discover the counterculture of the 1960s and 70s in this comprehensive exhibition at the Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at 42nd Street. Part of a citywide celebration of the 1960s, this exhibition explores the...
2016_NY_NYPL_Childrens18NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Room: Children's Center (Winnie-the-Pooh)
2016_NY_NYPL_Periodical19NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Room: DeWitt Wallace Periodical Room
2016_NY_NYPL_Salomon50NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Room: Edna Barnes Salomon Room
2016_NY_NYPL_McGrawR19NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Room: McGraw Rotunda
2016_NY_NYPL_RoseR28NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library -- Room: Rose Main Reading Room
2008_NY_NYPL_Misc3NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library Main Branch (Stephen A. Schwarzman Bldg) -- Miscellaneous
2016_NY_NYPL_Misc126NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library Main Branch (Stephen A. Schwarzman Bldg) -- Miscellaneous
2017_NY_NYPL_Misc19NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library Main Branch (Stephen A. Schwarzman Bldg) -- Miscellaneous
2018_NY_NYPL_Misc9NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library Main Branch (Stephen A. Schwarzman Bldg) -- Miscellaneous
2019_08_26C1_NYPL_Misc10NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library Main Branch (Stephen A. Schwarzman Bldg) -- Miscellaneous (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_05E2_NYPL_Misc16NY -- NYC -- New York Public Library Main Branch (Stephen A. Schwarzman Bldg) -- Miscellaneous (Partially reviewed)
2017_OH_Billy_Watterson18OH -- Columbus -- OSU -- Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum -- Exhibit: Selections from Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes
2017_OH_Billy_Vault336OH -- Columbus -- OSU -- Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum -- Exhibit: Tales from the Vault
Tales From The Vault: 40 Years / 40 Stories: 40th Anniversary exhibit
March 25, 2017 - October 22, 2017
Celebrating 40 Years at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
Explore 40 stories about fascinating collectors, groundbreaking comics, controversial cartoons, influential characters,...
2017_OH_Billy_Treasures107OH -- Columbus -- OSU -- Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum -- Exhibit: Treasures from the Collections
Treasures from the Collections of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
This permanent exhibit features a selection of exceptional artwork and artifacts highlighting the breadth and depth of our collections.
2017_OH_OSU_Thompson12OH -- Columbus -- OSU -- Thompson Library
2017_OH_OSU_Thompson_Trail74OH -- Columbus -- OSU -- Thompson Library Gallery -- Exhibit: Hot on the Trail of Iconic Detectives
Hot on the Trail of Iconic Detectives
Thompson Library Gallery
May 24 - September 17, 2017
The game is afoot! Hot on the Trail of Iconic Detectives explores popular depictions of fictional detectives over the last 150 years. Curated by English Librarian Jennifer Schnabel, the exhibition examines...
2007_PA_Carnegie_Lib_AR8PA -- Pittsburgh -- Carnegie Public Library (Allegheny Regional)
The library was closed due to damage from a lightning strike. It sounded a bit like the plot to "Back to the Future" but the following is from http://www.carnegielibrary.org/about/pressroom/2006/allegheny083106.html

Repairs to Begin on Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Allegheny Regional
Press...
2007_PA_Carnegie_Lib_Oakland22PA -- Pittsburgh -- Carnegie Public Library (Oakland -- Main library)
2003_UT_Salt_Library17UT -- Salt Lake City -- Main Library
2016_UT_Salt_Library40UT -- Salt Lake City -- Main Library
2016_UT_Salt_Library_APF25UT -- Salt Lake City -- Main Library -- Alt Press Fest exhibit
2016_UT_Salt_LibrarySq16UT -- Salt Lake City -- Main Library -- Library Square
2003_UT_Salt_LibraryVw13UT -- Salt Lake City -- Main Library -- Views from...
2016_UT_Salt_LibraryVw22UT -- Salt Lake City -- Main Library -- Views from...
2005_VA_Marshall13VA -- Lexington -- George C. Marshall Museum and Library
2005_VA_State_Lib40VA -- Richmond -- Virginia State Library -- incl Exhibit: Art from Capitol Square
Since the Virginia state capitol is being gutted for an expansion, there was a lot of art work which had to be moved out. They decided to put a selection of the 400 pieces from the State Capitol, the Virginia Executive Mansion, the Supreme Court of Virginia, and the Library of Virginia on display at the...
2007_VA_State_Lib27VA -- Richmond -- Virginia State Library -- incl Exhibit: Myth and Memory display
Myth and Memory: Understanding 400 Years of Virginia History
(January 8, 2007—January 15, 2008)
Myth and Memory: Understanding Four Hundred Years of Virginia History examined how Virginians have remembered their past through public events, through writing about history, and through marking history on...
2015_VA_State_Lib82VA -- Richmond -- Virginia State Library -- incl Exhibit: To Be Sold
To Be Sold
(October 27, 2014—May 30, 2015)
To Be Sold: Virginia and the American Slave Trade offers a frank exploration of Virginia's role in the business of the second middle passage—the forced relocation of two-thirds of a million African Americans from the Upper South to the Cotton South in the...


What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
KeyImgsShort Description
2019_12_02E1_Shepard224DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Event: Honoring Matthew Shepard—A Celebration and Plaque Dedication
Honoring Matthew Shepard—A Celebration and Plaque Dedication On Monday evening, December 2, Washington National Cathedral and the Matthew Shepard Foundation will host a ceremony of inspiration, celebration, and song as we dedicate the Matthew Shepard Memorial Plaque. Elevated by a grassroots, crowd-... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_04D1_Kalb189NPC -- Kalb Report: "We the People..." (w/Nina Totenberg, Pete Williams, and Jonathan Turley)
The Kalb Report: “We the People…” Is America headed for—or perhaps already in -- a constitutional crisis fueled by highly partisan politics? Is this endangering our democracy? If so, where do we go from here? The first forum in the 26th season of The Kalb Report (and the 100th program in the series)... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_01D_Bookfair150NPC -- 42nd Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2019)
One hundred authors -- and their books -- will be under one roof at the National Press Club, just in time for the gift-giving season. Navigate national politics and history, whisk your way to tasty treats, or laugh with your little one during the 2019 Book Fair and Authors’ Night on Friday, Nov. 1. ... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_17_APG278Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Event: American Portrait Gala 2019
On Nov. 17, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will host its third biennial American Portrait Gala. The black-tie, red carpet affair will bestow the Portrait Gallery’s coveted “Portrait of a Nation Prize” to six notable honorees whose accomplishments have made an impact on the nation’s shar... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_08A1_THIS_Twilight415THIS for Diplomats Twilight in Argentina Gala @ Embassy of Argentina
THIS for Diplomats 2019 Gala: Twilight in Argentina THIS is proud to announce that on November 8, 2019, we are co-hosting our Annual Fundraiser Gala “Twilight in Argentina” with the Argentine Republic. The event will take place at the Argentinian Embassy and will feature live music (by Sweet Somethi... (Partially reviewed)


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