Past Exhibits

  • September 25, 2015 to October 15, 2015

    Senior art students in Professor Brian Kreydatus's ART 460 Senior Exhibition course each selected one of their sketches from the summer sketchbook project to be featured in an exhibit in Swem Library.

  • Through Their Eyes: A Photographic Journey

    May 21, 2015 to October 6, 2015

    The Menokin Foundation hopes to transform the historic mansion of Francis Lightfoot Lee and 500-acre classroom into an educational and environmental experience like no other. You are invited to step inside this unfolding story and glimpse the impact that this mysterious place has had on two photographers and one architect with an eye for the exceptional.

  • December 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015

    Scholarship On Display is a rotating exhibit series showcasing faculty work from academic departments at the College of William & Mary. This installment features publications and research from current faculty members in the Economics Department.

  • The Fall of the “Cockade City” and the End of the Confederacy

    November 14, 2014 to May 17, 2015

    As Swem Library wraps up its commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, it is clear that both the politics and execution of war are complex and difficult.

  • A glimpse into the world and artistry of the Richmond-born, black photographer

    February 17, 2015 to May 17, 2015

    During Louis H. Draper's photography career, he amassed nearly 1,000 prints and negatives of street photography in Harlem, abstract images, portraits, and photographs of trips to Senegal and the Soviet Union.

  • April 9, 2015 to May 3, 2015

    The Global Education Office Study Abroad Photo Contest gave returning students the chance to share their experiences abroad and demonstrate their skill with a camera.

  • June 19, 2014 to April 5, 2015

    The American Civil War was not fought just within the borders of the United States. There were global machinations as well as naval conflicts on the high seas.

  • Student Poster Project from Professor Chouin's HIST 282 Course

    December 10, 2014 to January 10, 2015

    Students in Professor Gérard Chouin's Fall 2014 HIST 282 Medieval African History course developed original posters illustrating the theme "Medieval Africa in History."

  • The Nancy H. Marshall "A Visit from St. Nicholas" Collection of Clement Clarke Moore's Immortal Poem

    December 10, 2014 to January 10, 2015

    Continuing our annual tradition, this year's exhibit showcases the linguistic diversity that has proliferated since the poem’s publication more than 180 years ago.

  • Animal Studies in the Archive

    June 20, 2014 to January 8, 2015

    Conducting historical research in animal studies presents some unique challenges. Non-human animals did not leave diaries or letters behind for historians to piece together life from the animals' perspectives. Therefore, researchers have to rely on materials produced by humans to access the historical lives of animals.