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Collecting Imagination:
Treasures from the Walker Library of the History of Human Imagination

On 11, Jun 2012 | In Exhibitions, Work-for-Hire

Now showing at Cornell Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections!

June 7, 2012 – Oct 29, 2012
Hirshland Gallery,
Carl A. Kroch Library

Through a remarkable array of rare books, manuscripts, and artifacts from the collection of Jay (’77) and Eileen (’76, ’78) Walker, this exhibition showcases imagination as a driving force throughout history and celebrates the adventure of discovery, learning, and creativity. Collecting Imagination features such treasures as an original Soviet Sputnik alongside a U.S. Vanguard satellite, a cuneiform cone from 2000 BC, and a leaf from the Gutenberg Bible. This exhibit marks the first time an extensive selection of objects from this unique private collection has been on public view.

Click here to view the exhibit website.

Exhibit Project Manager: Jillian Piccirilli

More details on my work with RMC here.