Exhibits and Projects

Featured Exhibit

Photograph of Civil Rights demonstrator being interviewed by CBS from Donald L. Mulford Scrapbook
March 2, 2020 to November 8, 2020
Location: Special Collections Lobby

This exhibit seeks to demonstrate the many ways in which black votes in Virginia were used and suppressed to maintain the status quo.

Current Exhibits

  • Russian women marching in detail image of a propaganda poster

    Russian and US Relations in the Twentieth Century

    September 19, 2019 to April 4, 2021
    Location: 3rd Floor Rotunda Gallery

    Through the wide-ranging, eclectic materials of William & Mary Libraries' Special Collection Research Center, this exhibit highlights the era's conflicts and compromises from a firsthand perspective.

  • icon image of a hand holding a quill

    Keeping track of the everyday in history

    September 19, 2019 to December 31, 2020
    Location: Bright Gallery, 2nd Floor Rotunda

    Almanacs are annual guidebooks, used as a calendar and sometimes as a diary, for looking up astronomical data or astrological signs, and even as a weather forecast.

  • La Memoria (detail) by Roser Bru
    August 31, 2018 to December 31, 2020
    Location: Second Floor, next to Center for Geospatial Analysis

    Spanish-born, Chilean artist Roser Bru’s paintings tackle themes of political unrest, the history of art, and women in society.

  • Image of Women's Lacrosse players celebrating, 2008

    100 Years of Women's Athletics at William & Mary

    August 23, 2018 to December 31, 2020
    Location: Kaplan Arena, Court Level

    Game Changers highlights the significant history of women’s athletics at William & Mary, celebrates its game-changing athletes, and anticipates its bright future.

  • Poster art with illustrated octopus for Premio Casa

    Cuban Poster Art

    December 1, 2017 to September 30, 2020
    Location: Ground Floor, Botetourt Gallery

    Alejandro Rodríguez Fornés “Alucho,” is a prolific graphic designer and an important figure in the use of emerging technologies and digital art in Cuban graphic design; this is his first solo exhibit in the United States.