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 May 3, 2020
    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 August 1, 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 May 10, 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.

Alejandro Rodríguez Fornés (Alucho) discusses his poster of South America


Discover the Materials

Learn about our collections including posters, documentaries, interviews with directors and artists, handmade books, primary source materials and more.

Members of Television Serrana, William & Mary, and the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television

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