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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Concierge Keys

If you missed the tours during the week of March 17th, this opportunity is for you!

Concierge Behind-the-Scenes is pleased to offer an additional tour of the current exhibition, The Circle of the Sun: Secular Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts.

Becky Fischbach will talk about where ideas for exhibits originate and how they are selected and scheduled to suit the key objectives of the overall exhibits program.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Concierge Keys

Concierge Behind-the-Scenes is pleased to offer curated tours of the current exhibition, The Circle of the Sun: Secular Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts.

Becky Fischbach will talk about where ideas for exhibits originate and how they are selected and scheduled to suit the key objectives of the overall exhibits program.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Intaglio: The Art of Incision
by Anna M. Fishaut

The first in a series of exhibitions on printmaking processes is now on view in the reading room of the Art & Architecture Library. Woodcut and relief printing, intaglio, lithography, and screen printing have all been used to produce book illustrations at various points in printing history. Intaglio is one of the oldest of these processes and is the focus of the current exhibition, "Intaglio: The Art of Incision."

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Image from the Dragmaticon manuscript, Italy, ca. 1475. MSS Codex M0412
by Becky Fischbach

The secular side of Stanford’s medieval and early modern manuscript collections will be on display in The Circle of the Sun, opening in Green Library’s Peterson Gallery and Munger Rotunda on Feb. 3. The exhibit follows on last year’s Scripting the Sacred and is the concluding half of a two-part exhibit designed to show the full spectrum of manuscripts  available for teaching and research.

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