More from Library exhibitions

Exhibit | Art & Design: Album cover art through the decades

23 Jan 2023
30 Jun 2023

An album is not just about the sounds on the record. Like sheet music, which creates its visual aesthetic through images and notation, albums cultivate their artistic vision through cover art.

Exhibit | The Art of Adornment: Selections of Jewellery from the Islamic Era

1 Mar 2023
31 Aug 2023

Far from being the most commonly studied form of Islamic art, “jewellery is among the oldest form of decorative art”[1] in Muslim societies, and has a deep and long history in different parts of the Muslim World. The one thousand years time span and the many regional Muslim cultures represented make it difficult to generalize on the place and role of jewellery in Muslim Societies[2].

Exhibition: Inside a family’s private library: old and rare books from the Estate of Luce VanderNoot = Regarde intime sur une bibliothèque de famille: le legs de Luce VanderNoot.

3 Apr 2023
15 Jul 2023

Right between the World Wars in Gent, Belgium, two families cherished books so much that they found a way to barter certain basic goods, in order to develop a collection of old and rare editions.

Exhibit | Minimum Cost Housing Group: Design for the Global Majority

12 Apr 2023
9 Jun 2023

The Minimum Cost Housing Group (MCHG) was founded in 1971 as a postgraduate program at McGill University’s School of Architecture by Columbian architect and alumnus Alvaro Ortega.

Exhibit | Gathering the Spectacular: Extra-Illustrated Editions & Acquisitions featuring The Rare Burney Collection

13 Jun 2023 08:00
15 Sep 2023 18:00

Presented in conjunction with the Burney Society Conference: “The Burneys: Isolation, Gatherings, and Celebrations”

13-14 June 2023 in Montreal.


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