*This is NOT a BCD event. This is just something we love.*
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Encountering the Rare Book: Curatorial Talk with Andrea Eis
Oakland University Art Gallery
208 Wilson Hall
FREE and open to the General Public
Curated by Andrea Eis, Professor of Cinema Studies, “Encountering the Rare Book” explores the allure of rare books: their intellectual significance, historical importance, visual power, and emotional impact.
Join us in the gallery as Eis presents the Curatorial Talk for the exhibition at noon on September 26th.
The exhibition runs through October 7th.
Focusing on Kresge Library’s Special Collections, the Hicks Collection of books by and about women from the 17th - 19th century and the Springer Collection of Lincolniana.
University faculty chose books from the Special Collections that generated unexpected realizations.
Among the works exhibited:
a first edition of Dickens' A Christmas Carol with hand-colored illustrations, a book from 1605, a film, photographs, and interactive displays.