Exhibition History

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2020

The Girl's Own Book: Selections from the Ellery Yale Wood Collection

September 14, 2020–June 30, 2021
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

Venusian Virtual Vanguards

Spring 2020 Digital Exhibition

2019

All-Over Design: Lockwood de Forest between Ahmedabad and Bryn Mawr

October 24, 2019–February 28, 2020
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

ReconTEXTILEize: Byzantine Textiles from Late Antiquity to the Present

April 18–June 2, 2019
Canaday Library (Coombe Suite and Lobby), Park Science Center

Bryn Mawr College's Legacy in Egyptology

April 11–June 2, 2019
Kaiser Reading Room, Carpenter Library

Temperamental! Prints in the Collection of Bryn Mawr College

March 20–June 2, 2019
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

2018

Camp Pause by Dictaphone Group

Sept. 12–Dec. 14, 2018
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

Expressing the Inexpressible

May 3, 2018–April 12, 2019
Eva Jane Romaine Coombe '52 Special Collections Suite, 2nd Floor, Canaday Library

To the Border and Back

April 24, 2017–May 1, 2018
Eva Jane Romaine Coombe '52 Special Collections Suite, 2nd Floor, Canaday Library

Nature so-called...

Feb. 28–June 3, 2018
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

Seriously Irreverent: Selections from the Collection of Judith Masur (BMC, Class of 1968)

February 10–September 30
Eva Jane Romaine Coombe '52 Special Collections Suite Gallery, 2nd Floor, Canaday Library

2017

Fragmentary Excess: Body, Text, Receptacle
GradGroup Symposium Exhibition

Nov. 3–Dec. 22, 2017
Eva Jane Romaine Coombe '52 Special Collections Suite Gallery, 2nd Floor, Canaday Library

Beyond Boundaries: Feminine Forms

Sept. 28, 2017–Jan. 28, 2018
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

Mirrors & Masks: Reflections and Constructions of the Self

March 23–June 15, 2017
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

Fenghuang Landscape and Miao Culture: Photographs by Bode Wang

March 13–June 15, 2017
Lobby, Canaday Library

Re-Vision: Archiving Black Experiences at Bryn Mawr

Feb. 23–Oct. 31, 2017
Enid Cook '31 Center

Exhibiting Africa: Ways of Seeing, Knowing and Showing

Jan. 25–March 5, 2017
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

On Selecting: Profiles of Alumnae Donors to the African Art and Artifacts Collection

Jan. 25–Sept. 25, 2017
Eva Jane Romaine Coombe '52 Special Collections Suite Gallery, 2nd Floor, Canaday Library

The Tale of Genji from Princesses to Pop Culture

Jan. 25–March 5, 2017
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

2016

Kris Graves: The Testament Project

Sept. 21–Dec. 18, 2016
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

Fair Photographs? Portraits and Types from the World's Columbian Exposition

Jan - March 20, 2016
Kaiser Reading Room, Carpenter Library

Beyond All Repair: Language and Vision

Spring Semester, 2016
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

2015

Red and White Quilts. Infinite Variety.

December 2015
Kaiser Reading Room, Carpenter Library

Trisha Brown. In the Body: (Re)Framing Collaboration

Sept. 28–Dec. 11, 2015
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

Assembling the Image: Selected Prints from the Jacqueline Koldin Levine '46 and Howard Levine Collection 

Fall semester, 2015
Eva Jane Romaine Coombe '52 Special Collections Suite Gallery, 2nd Floor, Canaday Library

Enid Cook '31 Center Grand Opening Exhibit

Fall semester, 2015
Enid Cook '31 Center

Illuminating John Sloan

April 30–June 1, 2015
Kaiser Reading Room, Carpenter Library

Ancient Life on Greek Pottery

March 30–June 1, 2015
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

Backtalk: Exposures, Erasures, and Elisions of the Bryn Mawr College African Art Collections

Feb 5, 2015 – Jun 1, 2015

Eva Jane Romaine Coombe '52 Special Collections Suite Gallery, 2nd Floor, Canaday Library

Creative Dissent: Art of the Arab World Uprisings

Jan. 22–March, 2015
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

2014

Carolee Schneemann at Bryn Mawr: Video Sculptures, Photographs, Manuscripts, and a Performative Lecture

Sept. 30–Dec. 12, 2014
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

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
Kaiser Reading Room, Carpenter Library

April 4–June 1, 2014

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

Feb. 28–June 1, 2014
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

Disasters and Rebuilding in Japan: Perspectives and Testimonies from the Tri-Co Collection

Spring semester, 2014
Eva Jane Romaine Coombe '52 Special Collections Suite Gallery, 2nd Floor, Canaday Library

2013

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

Sept. 25–Dec. 20, 2013
Eva Jan Romaine Coombe '52 Special Collections Suite Gallery

2012

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

March 19–May 27, 2012
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

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

Sept. 2011–Feb. 2012
Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

2011 and earlier

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

Sept. 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

2002–2003

Jeannette Jehanne Jeanne Joan: Shepherdess Soldier Savior Saint

January–June 2003

Dedicated to the Cause: Bryn Mawr Women and the Right to Vote

Sept. 26–Dec. 20, 2002

The Very Best Woman's College There Is: M. Carey Thomas and the Making of the Bryn Mawr Campus

Sept. 21–Dec. 20, 2001

The Sargent Portrait: M. Carey Thomas and John Singer Sargent

Sept. 21–Dec. 20, 2001

Books, Printers, and the Information Revolution in Early Modern Europe: 1450-1600

Feb. 22–June 1, 2001

It's the Ticket: Nineteenth-Century Bookbinding in the British Isles and the United States

1998

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

1997

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