Exhibits

Featured Exhibit

Graphic with a blue head with interconnected dots in the shape of a brain, with a speech bubble of text written in the International Phonetic Alphabet
April 29, 2022 to October 2, 2022

The William & Mary Linguistics program was founded in 1978 to provide students the opportunity to explore language as both a faculty of mind and a social institution. This exhibit highlights the dynamic and multi-faceted research and scholarship of the Linguistics program’s faculty, some co-authored with students.

Current Exhibits

  • Students and community members holding signs, including one reading "Peace Now & Forever" during a demonstration in the Wren Courtyard, circa fall 1969

    April 22-24, 2022

    April 13, 2022 to June 5, 2022
    Location: Swem Library Lobby

    Traditions Weekend brings together our most loyal groups to celebrate the legacy of William & Mary in our lives and build on our traditions and shared experiences as we look toward the future.

  • A photo of collaged paintings, photos, and poems

    an interactive collage on holistic wellness from diverse points of view

    April 7, 2022 to June 12, 2022
    Location: First Floor, Read and Relax

    This interactive collage was inspired by Take What You Need, Leave What You Want boards. If you see something that resonates with you, take it to keep! Want to contribute? Add something of your own or feel free to use some of our pre-prepared materials.

  • Students in William & Mary's National Pan-Hellenic Council from various Black Greek Letter Organizations pose on the Sunken Garden steps.

    A history of Black Greek letter organizations at William & Mary

    February 1, 2022 to August 31, 2022
    Location: Marshall Gallery, 1st Floor Rotunda

    Unpacking the history and cultural heritage of Black Greek Letter Organizations is tedious; however, it is necessary to assist in the process of inclusion. This exhibit will offer nuanced ways of viewing Black Greek Letter Organizations through artifacts, books written about or by members of the Divine Nine organizations, and oral histories from individuals from William & Mary who joined campus chapters of these national organizations

  • 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 June 12, 2022
    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 June 19, 2022
    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 June 12, 2022
    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 June 5, 2022
    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 June 1, 2022
    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 June 30, 2022
    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.