There is peace on a grand scale: peace in the absence of war. Then there is peace in nature, like that found when seeing a blanket of freshly fallen snow on the Sunken Garden, and inner peace, like the feeling of contentment you may experience after finishing final exams.
December 3, 2021 to January 25, 2022
Nancy H. Marshall “A Visit from St. Nicholas” CollectionDecember 10, 2021 to January 3, 2022
The exhibit features illustrated pages from many different books, arranged so that together they feature the "A Visit from St. Nicholas" poem in its entirety—while at the same time showcasing the diversity of the Nancy H. Marshall Collection’s many editions and adaptations.
Honoring All Who ServedNovember 11, 2021 to December 2, 2021
Though early women veterans were prohibited from direct combat roles or assignments, and even officially banned from serving in combat from 1994-2013, women have always served as crucial members of the military.
Zine Making for Self-Exploration and ExpressionApril 23, 2021 to September 12, 2021
Before social media gave users the freedom to share their lives and perspectives, zines radically challenged the publishing industry’s standards, providing a way to spark dialogues about unaddressed subjects and share works by largely underrepresented authors.
Shining a Light on the Everyday Lives of Black AmericansFebruary 26, 2021 to April 21, 2021
In this exhibit, we have centered on more private aspects of the lives of Black Americans based on source materials housed in Special Collections with the hope that it will help challenge ideas of who belongs in an exhibit.
Activities and Activism at William & MaryOctober 2, 2020 to October 29, 2020
Healthy Together is not just social distancing, it is also about finding and maintaining a community in the midst of upheaval and uncertainty that help you feel safe and seen.
Printing Christmas in the Nineteenth CenturyDecember 2, 2019 to January 6, 2020
This year’s exhibit considers the changing role of Christmas symbolism, including Moore’s poem, within the developing New York City publishing scene during the nineteenth century.
April 19, 2019 to December 31, 2019
GSWS faculty confront existing ideological frameworks in which women, LGBTQIA+ individuals, and other underrepresented groups are marginalized.
100 Years of Women in 20 ArtifactsMarch 14, 2019 to August 18, 2019
This exhibit highlights the history of W&M women through the artifacts they owned, created, and used during their time at the university.
Oral Histories Commemorating 100 Years of Coeducation at W&MSeptember 22, 2018 to July 7, 2019
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.