Exhibits and Projects

Featured Exhibit

Illustration of people silhouetted in colors of the rainbow
April 19, 2019 to December 31, 2019
Location: Swem Entrance Gallery

GSWS faculty confront existing ideological frameworks in which women, LGBTQIA+ individuals, and other underrepresented groups are marginalized.

Current Exhibits

  • 100 Years of Women in 20 Artifacts

    March 14, 2019 to August 18, 2019
    Location: Special Collections Lobby

    This exhibit highlights the history of W&M women through the artifacts they owned, created, and used during their time at the university.

  • Icon for Narrating Herstory

    Oral Histories Commemorating 100 Years of Coeducation at W&M

    September 22, 2018 to July 7, 2019
    Location: Swem Entrance Gallery

    Narrating Herstory is a dynamic exhibit featuring the complex, inspiring stories of women who experienced these inaugural years firsthand and who transformed campus for the generations to come.

  • Eleanor Harvey christens the SS William & Mary victory ship, 1945

    100 Years of Women at William & Mary

    August 20, 2018 to July 1, 2019
    Location: Marshall Gallery, First Floor Rotunda

    Justly Belongs serves to commemorate William & Mary women and acknowledge the one hundred-year journey of making William & Mary their home.

  • Image of Women's Lacrosse players celebrating, 2008

    100 Years of Women's Athletics at William & Mary

    August 23, 2018 to August 1, 2019
    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.

  • Illustration of the word "type"

    Printing from the Fifteenth Century to Today

    November 16, 2017 to June 30, 2019
    Location: Bright Gallery, 2nd Floor Rotunda

    In our digital age, it is sometimes easy to forget about the importance of printing in human history, particularly as many people now almost never hold a physical newspaper or book in their hands.