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Campus and Community Relations (CCR)

Exhibitions Team

The Exhibitions Team produces a variety of exhibits that reflect the diversity of Emory Libraries' resources and demonstrate the cultural depth of Emory’s academic community. We also collaborate with Emory and community partners by lending our expertise and fabrication abilities for special events and projects for EUL.

Our team:

Caroline Corbitt, Graphic Designer, caroline.corbitt@emory.edu
Kathy Dixson, Manager of Library Exhibitions, kdixson@emory.edu

John Klingler, Graphic Designer and Fabricator, libjhk@emory.edu

Merryn McKeough, Student Online Exhibit Assistant, merryn.grace.mckeough@emory.edu

The Exhibitions Team is responsible for the development, design, fabrication, installation, project management and assessment of exhibitions for Emory Libraries. 
 

These exhibitions include:

  • Exhibitions in the Libraries

  • Traveling Exhibitions

  • Online Exhibitions

  • Stand-alone Graphics for Exhibitions and Special Events
     

Implementing this work involves:

  • Research, object selection, storyline development, interpretive planning
    and media selection, and text writing and editing

  • Graphic design as well as 2D and 3D spatial design

  • Printing and mounting of graphics

  • Exhibit furniture design, layout, and installation

  • Object handling and installation

  • Audio-visual creation and post-production work;
    equipment selection and installation

  • Lighting design

Last updated 5.26.21 
This is a working document.  Before publishing these titles and dates, please confirm with Kathy Dixson, Library Exhibitions Manager, kdixson@emory.edu or 404-660-4950

Robert W. Woodruff Library

Level 10:
Rose Library - Spine Cases (2-3 exhibits per year)

· “Born Digital: From Kilobytes to Terabytes” 
    January 10, 2020 – Dec. 15, 2021

Level 3:
ECDS Designated Area - (1 major exhibit per year) 

· “Readux: Read | Annotate | Publish”                            
   Through June 15, 2021

· Apollo 15 Learning Hub                          
  July 26, 2021 - spring 2022

Rotunda -  (1 to 2 exhibits per year. This area can also be combined with the Schatten Gallery.)

· Currently, a change is in progress

· Apollo 15 Learning Hub                          
  July 26, 2021 - spring 2022

Corridor Gallery -  (can be combined with Rotunda or Schatten Gallery)

                           · “Our Archives Could Be Your Life:
                            The Photographs of Jon Arge and Alli Royce Soble” 

                            Current - TBD

Schatten Gallery -  (1 major exhibit per year)

· Gallery is currently in transition.

· Graffiti In New York and Atlanta (subject)                              
  Fall 2021 TBD

· “Broken Promises” Public Housing (working title)
   TBD

·  Flannery O'Connor, Benny Andrews, and Alice Walker (subject)
   TBD 2023

Level 2:
Front Alcoves - (typically librarians—1 exhibit per year)

· Social Justice Initiatives/Confronting Racism                          
  Current - TBD

6 Table Top Cases - (1–2 exhibits per year)

· “Collecting Stories”                          
   Current Summer 2021

· Black Student Activism                 
   Fall 2021  TBD 

Case/Area by Stairway - (special pop-up exhibits)
· Brazil Week and Literatura de Cordel
  Current - TBD
Level 1:

           Conservation Exhibits -  (2 large cases, number of exhibits and dates vary)

                            · "Creativity in Conservation"
                               Current - TBD

Student Exhibits -  (number of exhibits and dates vary)

 · "Voices from the Other Side: Artists' Books from Phillips State Prison"
    Current - TBD

     

 

Online Exhibits

· "Framing Shadows: Portraits of Nannies from
  the Robert Langmuir African American Photograph Collection" - View the Online Exhibit

· "Our Archives Could Be Your Life" - View the Online Exhibit

· "Reading Room with a View" - View the Online Exhibit

· "Black Student Activism"- coming soon

Traveling Exhibits

· "Speak What Must Be Spoken” at Drew Charter School
   Jan. 2020 – May 2021

· "She Gathers Me: Networks Among Black Women Writers” (GPLS)
   Traveling across the state through the Georgia Public Library Service
   when libraries are again open

· "She Gathers Me: Networks Among Black Women Writers” (second copy)
   Available for traveling--
Contact Stuart A. Rose Manuscript,
   Archives, and Rare Book Library

Administrative Building (Typically about exhibits in Woodruff and Rose Libraries)

  TBD in fall

Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library (Typically 1 per year)

· "History of Teaching Medicine at Emory”
   Current TBD

Oxford Library (Typically 1 per year)

· Currently, a change is in progress

· "The Work is Never Finished"
   Fall 2021 - Spring 2022

 

 

Materials provided here are meant to assist with the development of exhibitions.
New documents will be added over time.