Difference between revisions of "Pop-up exhibitions at the Folger"

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Starting in 2017, the Folger has hosted several staff-curated "pop-up" exhibitions. These are temporary exhibits which feature around 15 items from the Folger collection on display for only a few hours. Pop-up exhibitions allow us to display some of our lesser-known or -circulated items, and also give staff outside of the Exhibitions department a glimpse at what curating an exhibit is like.
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Starting in 2017, the Folger has hosted several staff-curated "pop-up" exhibitions. These are temporary exhibits which feature around 15 items from the Folger collection on display for only a few hours. Pop-up exhibitions allow us to display some of our lesser-known or -circulated items, and also give staff outside of the [[Exhibitions at the Folger|Exhibitions]] department a glimpse at what curating an exhibit is like.
  
 
All exhibitions so far have taken place in the Deck B Seminar Room.
 
All exhibitions so far have taken place in the Deck B Seminar Room.
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==Past exhibitions==
 
==Past exhibitions==
 
===2017===
 
===2017===
* ''"The Word they still shall let remain": a Reformation pop-up exhibit'' (November 15)
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* ''[["The Word they still shall let remain": a Reformation pop-up exhibit]]'' (November 15)
 
* ''[[The Discouerie of Witchcraft in the Vaults]]'' (October 31)
 
* ''[[The Discouerie of Witchcraft in the Vaults]]'' (October 31)
 
* ''“Black Monday”: Eclipses in the Folger Collection'' (August 21)
 
* ''“Black Monday”: Eclipses in the Folger Collection'' (August 21)

Revision as of 09:35, 17 November 2017

Starting in 2017, the Folger has hosted several staff-curated "pop-up" exhibitions. These are temporary exhibits which feature around 15 items from the Folger collection on display for only a few hours. Pop-up exhibitions allow us to display some of our lesser-known or -circulated items, and also give staff outside of the Exhibitions department a glimpse at what curating an exhibit is like.

All exhibitions so far have taken place in the Deck B Seminar Room.

Upcoming exhibitions

(TBD)

Past exhibitions

2017

See also

  • Material Witness, the “source talk” program organized by the Folger Institute featuring "an hour of open discussion and study" of a small group of items curated by a scholar.