The Painted Photograph: Selections from the B. & H. Henisch Photo-History Collection
Photographers in the 19th and early 20th centuries enhanced their work with water colors, oil paints, chalk, charcoal and crayon to simulate the splendors of traditional oil portraits of the upper classes. This Penn State University Libraries' Special Collections exhibit on display through Friday, Dec. 8, in the Hensich Room, 201A Pattee Library, University Park, shows the rich variety and range of techniques and materials used on a selection of painted photographs.
Academic Libraries Around the World
This exhibit features images and descriptions of libraries worldwide, materials from the University Libraries’ library science collections, items highlighting Penn State's Global Engagement Network peer libraries, plus new, interactive kiosks with additional content including a historical timeline. On display through Feb. 12, 2018, the exhibit is located in the Diversity Studies Room, 203 Pattee Library, University Park.
This exhibit chronicles the University Libraries’ 162-year lifespan at the heart of the University Park campus, to raise awareness of the Libraries’ ongoing improvement to provide the most effective spaces and resources to meet the needs of students and researchers, and to encourage visitors to use the Libraries’ tangible and digital collections. On display through Jan. 15, 2018, first floor central Pattee Library entrance display cases and adjacent Sidewater Commons, University Park.
Fire & Freedom: Food & Enslavement in Early America
Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons
A. Lawrence Kocher: Modernist, Traditionalist, Penn Stater
NLM/NIH Traveling Exhibit: Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Surgeons