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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 LITS.

Our team:

Caroline Corbitt, Graphic Designer,
Kathy Dixson, Manager of Library Exhibitions,

John Klingler, Graphic Designer and Fabricator,

Tiera Ndlovu, Gallery Assistant,

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 4.14.20.  This is a working document.  Before publishing these titles and dates, please confirm with Kathy Dixson, Library Exhibitions Manager, or 404-727-0136.

Robert W. Woodruff Library

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

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

· “Cheap Thrills:” (draft title)
    May 22 – Sept. 18, 2020

· Ellenport Fine Bindings (subject) 
    Sept. 25, 2020 – TBD

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

· “Readux: Read | Annotate | Publish”                            
   Current - TBD

· Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database (subject)                            
   Dates TBD

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

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

   Feb. 21 – Aug. 16, 2020

· Cyclorama App (subject) has been proposed.


Schatten Gallery -  (1 major exhibit per year)

· “How Might We . . . ? Innovations in the Libraries”                            
  Aug. 28, 2019 – July 14, 2020
  (addition in spring 2020) 
  about Philosophical Transactions and augmented reality

· "Jack Stewart: The Birth of Subway Graffiti"                              
  Fall 2020 - TBD

· “Broken Promises” Public Housing (working title)
   Fall TBD 2020 – TBD 2021

· Flannery O'Connor and Benny Andrews (subject)

   TBD 2021



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

· Educated—The Common Read”                            
   Current - May TBD 2020

· Graphic Novels (subject)                            
   Fall 2020 - TBD

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

· “Collecting Stories”                          
   Current - Summer 2020

· Graphic Novels                            
   Fall 2020 - TBD 

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

· "Voices from the Other Side: Artists' Books from Phillips State Prison"
   Mar. 1 - Sept. 13, 2020


Online Exhibits

· "Framing Shadows: Portraits of Nannies from the Robert Langmuir African American                      Photograph Collection"
   soon to be released

· "Voices from the Other Side:  Artists' Books from Phillips State Prison"
   next in queue for development

Traveling Exhibits

· "Speak What Must Be Spoken” at Drew Charter School
   Jan. 2020 – October 2020. (will move to Maynard Jackson High School)

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

   Feb. 2020-Mar. 2022

·"She Gathers Me: Networks Among Black Women Writers” (second copy)
  Currently in the Chace Gallery at Emory University's Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts 

  Future bookings available by contacting Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives,
  and Rare Book Library

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

· "How Might We. . . ? Innovation in the Libraries”
   Current - TBD

Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library (Typically 1 per year)

· "History of Teaching Medicine at Emory”
   Current - TBD

Oxford Library (Typically 1 per year)

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

   Jan. 13, 2020 – Dec. 2020, Woodruff Library
   Now on display at Oxford Library.

Other Major Events or Projects 

· Renovation to Level 2 Entrance
  May – August 2020

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