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Curator Charlie Espinosa '15 discusses the exhibit during the opening reception. Curator Charlie Espinosa '15 discusses the exhibit during the opening reception.

Archetypes of Change: The Evolving Comic Book and Its Heroes

Archetypes of Change: The Evolving Comic Book and Its Heroes Through September 7, 2015 Magill Library This student-curated exhibit, sponsored by the Haverford College Libraries, explores stylistic and narrative changes in comic books from the 1930s to today. Details »

Image: James Van Der Zee “Secretary, 1929”, Purchase James Van Der Zee, 1980 Image: James Van Der Zee “Secretary, 1929”, Purchase James Van Der Zee, 1980

African American Photographers Exhibit

African American Photographers from the Daguerreian to the Digital Eras Through April 25, 2015 5:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Marshall Fine Arts Center A selection of book prints and photographs survey the field in this exhibition, which traces an aesthetic trajectory unique … Continue reading

Image: James Van Der Zee “Secretary, 1929”, Purchase James Van Der Zee, 1980 Image: James Van Der Zee “Secretary, 1929”, Purchase James Van Der Zee, 1980

African American Photographers Exhibit

African American Photographers from the Daguerreian to the Digital Eras Opening Night: Friday, January 30, 2015 5:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Marshall Fine Arts Center A selection of book prints and photographs survey the field in this exhibition, which traces an aesthetic … Continue reading

The exhibit includes two handmade books: one set in Moon Type with embossed illustrations and a translation set in both braille and large print. The exhibit includes two handmade books: one set in Moon Type with embossed illustrations and a translation set in both braille and large print.

The Moon Reader

The Moon Reader Through October 27, 2014 Morley Alcove, Magill Library This multimedia installation by Philadelphia artist Teresa Jaynes invites participants to learn to read Moon, a raised-letter writing system for the blind invented by blind educator William Moon in … Continue reading

Students from the class of 1886 in costumes for a book cremation ceremony. From the estate of Marriot C. Morris, 1950 Students from the class of 1886 in costumes for a book cremation ceremony. From the estate of Marriot C. Morris, 1950

Beyond the Margin

Beyond the Margin Through April 27, 2014 Alcove Gallery, Magill Library Beyond the Margin explores the history of Haverford’s student reading communities and rituals. From the early Quaker foundations to 19th-century student literary societies, the exhibit traces the curricular and … Continue reading

"Lady in a heraldic mantle", "Robert Skerne", and "Joan Skerne" rubbings donated by Maxine and David Cook, Class of 1964. "Lady in a heraldic mantle", "Robert Skerne", and "Joan Skerne" rubbings donated by Maxine and David Cook, Class of 1964.

Monumental Brass Rubbings

Lasting Impressions: Monumental Brass Rubbings through January 10, 2014 The Libraries and the Chesick Scholars Program present this student-curated exhibition that explores the art, meaning, and history of monumental brasses from the 13th to the 17th century.

"Lady in a heraldic mantle", "Robert Skerne", and "Joan Skerne" rubbings donated by Maxine and David Cook, Class of 1964. "Lady in a heraldic mantle", "Robert Skerne", and "Joan Skerne" rubbings donated by Maxine and David Cook, Class of 1964.

Monumental Brass Rubbings

Lasting Impressions: Monumental Brass Rubbings October 25, 2013 – January 10, 2014 The Libraries and the Chesick Scholars Program present this student-curated exhibition—held in honor of President Dan Weiss’s inauguration—that explores the art, meaning, and history of monumental brasses from … Continue reading

Quaker artifacts on display. Quaker artifacts on display in the Sharpless Gallery of Magill Library. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Who Killed Sarah Stout?

Who Killed Sarah Stout? Last Day: September 20, 2013 Sharpless Gallery An interactive exhibit which asks visitors to play detective to solve a 1699 murder mystery using holdings from Haverford’s Special Collections. Details »

Interior, Fort Morgan, Battle Site, Mobile Bay, Alabama, 2003. Photo: William Earle Williams. Interior, Fort Morgan, Battle Site, Mobile Bay, Alabama, 2003. Photo: William Earle Williams.

Stirring Song Opening

A Stirring Song Sung Heroic Opening Night: Friday, September 6, 2013 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery The history of American slavery is presented across three series of 80 black and white silver gelatin prints. Details »

Happy Valley, PA Eva O'Leary, Happy Valley, PA, 2012, LightJet print, 20 x 25"

White Boys

White Boys March 22–May 3, 2013 Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery Curated by Hank Willis Thomas and Natasha L. Logan, White Boys charts the ways artists are aestheticizing white, male identity in the United States today. Details »

Interpreting Displacement Students study the work of Sofia Vivado '16 during the premiere of Interpreting Displacement in James House. Photo: Debbie Leter '15

Interpreting Displacement

James House is a student-governed home for the arts, open to all members of the Haverford community, at all hours of the day. The space is a comfortable, relaxed place for art-inclined students to hang out.

Quaker artifacts on display. Quaker artifacts on display in the Sharpless Gallery of Magill Library. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Who Killed Sarah Stout?

Who Killed Sarah Stout? February 28–September 20, 2013 Sharpless Gallery An interactive exhibit which asks visitors to play detective to solve a 1699 murder mystery using holdings from Haverford’s Special Collections. Details »