A Century of Self-Expression: Modern American Art in the Collection of John and Joanne Payson

February 28 – June 1, 2014

Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library.

Gallery open from noon to 4:30pm daily.
Closed on: May 16, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26.



Art, Museums, and the Academy

Thursday, March 20, 7:00 pm, Bryn Mawr College Carpenter Library B21

Making Museum Men: Harvard’s Fogg Art Museum between the World Wars

Lecture by Andrew McClellan, Tufts University

Artist, Scholar, and Student Voices

Friday, March 28, 6:00 pm, Bryn Mawr College Thomas Hall 224

Artist talk and reception with painter Yvonne Jacquette

Saturday, March 29, 9:30am, Bryn Mawr College Thomas Hall 110

Breakfast and presentation by Armory Show scholar Laurette McCarthy

and 360 course cluster students

Meet the Filmmakers

Monday, May 5, 7:00 pm, Bryn Mawr Film Institute

The Great Confusion: the 1913 Armory Show

Community screening, Q & A, and reception with Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton

More information about the exhibition and all these programs is available on the exhibition website and 610.526.6576 and speccoll@brynmawr.edu.

A Curious Group: A Cabinet of Curiosities

In Celebration of Ten Years of the Graduate Group in Archaeology, Classics, and History of Art at Bryn Mawr College

April 4June 1, 2014

Kaiser Reading Room, Carpenter Library

Gallery open during regular library hours



Miriam Coffin Canaday Library, Special Collections Gallery, Second Floor
Exhibition open during regular Canaday Library hours

This exhibition reflects the collaborative efforts of the Bryn Mawr 360º program Perspectives on Sustainability: Narratives of Disasters and Rebuilding in Japan and focuses on four catastrophic events: the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagaskai or 1945, the Kobe earthquaake of 1995, and the Triple disaster of March 11, 2011. An online version of the exhibiton can be viewed at http://www.swarthmore.edu/library/exhibitions/japan/index.php.


The Dr. A. V. Heyl Mineral Collection
Park Science Building and Collier Science Library

Allen Heyl grew up in Allentown, majored in geology at Penn State, then went on to Princeton for graduate work and a Ph.D. He had a long and illustrious career with the US Geological Survey, which required that specialists in mineralogy be able to work in all related branches of geology, including geochemistry and geophysics. Among his numerous publications (over 200) is a valuable work on the chrome mines of southeastern Pennsylvania. This year Dr. Heyl has generously presented the Geology Department with his Pennsylvania Collection of minerals. Many of the sites where the minerals were collected are no longer available or open to the public. Anyone interested in viewing more of the collection may contact Associate Curator, Juliet Reed by e-mail.



Previous Exhibitions Online

Beneath the Printed Pattern: Display and Disguise in Ukiyo-e Bijinga

September 25, 2013- December 20, 2013

Colors of Greece: The Art and Archaeology of Georg von Peschke

March 19–May 27, 2012

Double Take: Selected Views from the Photography Collection at Bryn Mawr College, 1860s-present

September 2011-February 2012, Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

Beyond the Text: Illustrations in Eighteenth-Century French Novels
April - December 2011, Eva Jan Romaine Coombe '52 Special Collections Suite Gallery

mAwRTyrS: Bryn Mawr Women in the Arts
September 2010-April 2011, Eva Jan Romaine Coombe '52 Special Collections Suite Gallery

Colonial Perspectives: Works from the Louise Bulkeley Dillingham Collection

October 2009-February 2010

Darwin’s Ancestors: Tracing the Origins of the “Origin of Species”
October 2009 - February 2010

"The Best Thing in a Girl's Life": Early Women's Colleges in Fiction and Fact
January - May 2009

Intimate Devotion: The Book of Hours in Medieval Religious Practice
January - May 2008

Breaking Ground, Breaking Tradition: Bryn Mawr and the First Generation of Women Archaeologists

September - December 2007

Pointing Fingers: Women Sin, Crime and Guilt

September - December 2006

Luxuriant Nature Smiling Round
January - May 2006

Building Muscles While Building Minds: Athletics and the Early Years of Women's Education
September - December 2005

Mapping New Worlds: The Cartography of European Exploration and Colonization, 1450–1750
January - May 2005

The Invention of Antiquity
September - December 2004

Bryn Mawr Plays: Dramatic Productions at Bryn Mawr College 1889-1920

Jeannette Jehanne Jeanne Joan: Shepherdess Soldier Savior Saint
January - June 2003

Dedicated to the Cause: Bryn Mawr Women and the Right to Vote
September 26 - December 20, 2002

The Very Best Woman's College There Is: M. Carey Thomas and the Making of the Bryn Mawr Campus September 21 - December 20, 2001

The Sargent Portrait: M. Carey Thomas and John Singer Sargent
September 21 - December 20, 2001

Books, Printers, and the Information Revolution in Early Modern Europe: 1450-1600
February 22 - June 1, 2001

It's the Ticket: Nineteenth-Century Bookbinding in the British Isles and the United States
September 23 December, 1998

Leading Bryn Mawr: An Exhibition in Honor of Nancy J. Vickers


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