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Exhibition | Discovering Mosques of the Islamic World

8 Feb 2019
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31 Jul 2019

"He who builds a masjid in the way of Allah, will be rewarded with a house in Paradise". -Hadith, Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 439, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 533

Exhibition | Bibles Galore! Selections of Rare Bibles and Religious Prints

8 Apr 2019
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21 Jun 2019

McGill holds a good 1200 Bibles in English, French and various languages, along with an impressive group of polyglot Bibles in Hebrew, Latin, Greek and more. The purpose of the exhibition is to address the community of researchers, students and faculty of the School of Religious Studies and draw their attention to these rich historical resources housed in the McGill Library; and to imagine potential research projects with these inspiring treasures.

Touch table exhibition | Music, Sexology, and the Art of Listening: Exploring Edward Prime-Stevenson's Repertory

15 May 2019
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30 Jun 2019

Despite being relatively little-known today, American expatriate music critic and amateur sexologist Edward Prime-Stevenson (1858-1942) presents a unique case study in the histories of sexuality and listening practices during the early decades of the twentieth century.

Exhibition | William Osler, the Man You Rarely See

15 May 2019 10:00
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30 Jun 2019 18:00

William Osler is McGill University’s most renowned medical graduate and professor. Beloved by patients, students and colleagues, Osler’s passion for the history of medicine and books on that topic, led him to build a collection whose treasures he was delighted to reveal to students, friends and colleagues. At his death, he willed his books to the Faculty of Medicine of McGill, in gratitude to the Faculty for its support of him as a young student and teacher.

Exhibition | Bold, Beautiful, Bindings: Futureproofing our Treasures

20 May 2019 10:00
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4 Sep 2019 18:00

The vulnerable physical condition of some of the rich and rare items in McGill Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections renders their use difficult for students, faculty and staff. Over time, and with activity in the collections, our various books, maps, manuscripts or prints need a lift or complete rejuvenation. The McGill Library relies upon a number of specialized Conservators whose seamless work maintains the structural and aesthetic integrity of the original.

Exhibition | A Celebration of Place

22 May 2019 17:30
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16 Aug 2019 18:00

A Celebration of Place, Chateaufort Community Garden

I started to photograph a community garden near where I live. Although it is only about 15 minutes away it feels like another world. One feels transported to another place and time... sunshine, wind, the smell of earth and things growing. It is a place of regeneration, a place of refuge for the people who live in the area, mostly apartment dwellers.

Weekly tour | Public art at McGill

19 Jun 2019 12:00
12:45

Please join us for a 45-minute tour of art on the McGill campus that is designed for members of the McGill community, the Montreal community, prospective students and their families, and general visitors.

Tours will be led by members of the Visual Arts Collection team and will take place every Wednesday at noon.

Weekly tour | Public art at McGill

26 Jun 2019 12:00
12:45

Please join us for a 45-minute tour of art on the McGill campus that is designed for members of the McGill community, the Montreal community, prospective students and their families, and general visitors.

Tours will be led by members of the Visual Arts Collection team and will take place every Wednesday at noon.

Weekly tour | Public art at McGill

3 Jul 2019 12:00
12:45

Please join us for a 45-minute tour of art on the McGill campus that is designed for members of the McGill community, the Montreal community, prospective students and their families, and general visitors.

Tours will be led by members of the Visual Arts Collection team and will take place every Wednesday at noon.

Weekly tour | Public art at McGill

10 Jul 2019 12:00
12:45

Please join us for a 45-minute tour of art on the McGill campus that is designed for members of the McGill community, the Montreal community, prospective students and their families, and general visitors.

Tours will be led by members of the Visual Arts Collection team and will take place every Wednesday at noon.

Weekly tour | Public art at McGill

17 Jul 2019 12:00
12:45

Please join us for a 45-minute tour of art on the McGill campus that is designed for members of the McGill community, the Montreal community, prospective students and their families, and general visitors.

Tours will be led by members of the Visual Arts Collection team and will take place every Wednesday at noon.

Weekly tour | Public art at McGill

24 Jul 2019 12:00
12:45

Please join us for a 45-minute tour of art on the McGill campus that is designed for members of the McGill community, the Montreal community, prospective students and their families, and general visitors.

Tours will be led by members of the Visual Arts Collection team and will take place every Wednesday at noon.

Weekly tour | Public art at McGill

31 Jul 2019 12:00
12:45

Please join us for a 45-minute tour of art on the McGill campus that is designed for members of the McGill community, the Montreal community, prospective students and their families, and general visitors.

Tours will be led by members of the Visual Arts Collection team and will take place every Wednesday at noon.

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