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Exhibitions & Events

Current Exhibition

Music & Media
August 25, 2017 to October 1, 2017

"Jack Kirby @ 100," an exhibit of comic books and prints at the Oviatt Library, commemorates the centenary of the famed artist known for co-creating the Marvel Universe.

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Ongoing Exhibition

Figurines of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado

Robert and Maureen Gohstand Leisure Reading Room
February 23, 2017 to February 23, 2018

The British duo of William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan were responsible for producing the most popular of English language operettas.

Over the past century there have been many ceramic figurines of the characters created by some of the most respected houses. Two display cases contain an exhaustive collection of these figurines dating from 1890 to 2010. Some are extremely rare or one-­‐of-­‐a-­‐kind.

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Past Exhibition

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Library Exhibit Gallery
January 16, 2015 to December 23, 2015

From the United States' earliest days the American West was lauded as a land of uncharted opportunity, with westward expansion the nation's ultimate destiny. California's mid-19th-century Gold Rush helped engender the myth of the state's endless possibilities. Late-19th-century descriptions of California as the "Land of Promise" and "Golden State" serve as further evidence of California's mythos and role in the American psyche as a place of affluence and growth.

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