Exhibits and Projects

Featured Exhibit

Clarence Webb in his grocery store in Williamsburg Triangle Block
September 8, 2020 to August 31, 2021
Location: Marshall Gallery, First Floor Rotunda

This exhibit analyzes the ways in which changing market and race relations intersected with Virginia families throughout the burgeoning New South, the economic and cultural developments that occurred in the southern United States after the Civil War and Reconstruction period.

Current Exhibits

  • Photograph of Civil Rights demonstrator being interviewed by CBS from Donald L. Mulford Scrapbook

    Local & National Voting Since the Civil War

    March 2, 2020 to January 31, 2021
    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.

  • 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.