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    Bibliothèque Nationale de France - The Globes of Louis XIV - Permanent Exhibition (Exhibitions)

    01 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2018    -    FRANCE , Paris
    Bibliothèque Nationale de France - The Globes of Louis XIV - Permanent Exhibition
    The Bibliothèque nationale de France presents the most spectacular items of its collection. An original setting has been chosen to enhance the beauty of the paintings adorning the spheres. Furthermore, the exhibition sets the Globes in their historical context, with a focus on the progress made in geographical sciences and world representation. A specific area is dedicated to the incredible story of the spheres that were made made for King Louis XIV. In addition, the Centre national d’études spatiales (CNES) has made it possible to admire representations of the universe...
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    Remarkable Works, Remarkable Times - Permanent Exhibition (Exhibitions)

    09 Feb 2017 - 09 Feb 2019    -    UNITED STATES , San Marino
    Remarkable Works, Remarkable Times - Permanent Exhibition
    “Remarkable Works, Remarkable Times: Highlights from the Huntington Library,” features some 150 rare objects grouped thematically around 12 key works, prompting visitors to make fresh connections and to consider each item in a wider context. The exhibition provides unexpected juxtapositions and new insights into the collections, and into history itself.
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    Bodleian Treasures: 21 pairs and a tropical forest (Exhibitions)

    31 Mar 2017 - 11 Feb 2018    -    Oxford
    Bodleian Treasures: 21 pairs and a tropical forest
    Be transported to a tropical forest in this new exhibition that pairs up some of the Libraries' most iconic items. Featuring lavishly illustrated natural history books alongside more familiar titles, such as Handel's Messiah and Shakespeare's First Folio, this fascinating exhibition brings together some of the best of the 12 million items in the Bodleian's collections.
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    Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo (Exhibitions)

    27 Apr 2017 - 28 Oct 2017    -    UNITED KINGDOM , Cambridge
    Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo
    For a thousand years the Jewish community of Old Cairo put their worn-out writings into a synagogue storage room, a genizah. Explore one of the greatest collections of Cambridge University Library and a remarkable survival of the medieval past. Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo provides a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core.
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    Bodleian - Which Jane Austen? (Exhibitions)

    22 Jun 2017 - 29 Oct 2017    -    UNITED KINGDOM , Oxford
    Bodleian - Which Jane Austen?
    To mark 200 years since the death of Jane Austen, a major new exhibition at Oxford University’s Bodleian Libraries will challenge the current public perception of one of England’s greatest literary heroes. Which Jane Austen? presents Austen as an ambitious and risk-taking businesswoman and a wartime writer who was informed and inspired by the surprising international adventures of her family and relations. Through a spectacular selection of Austen materials displayed together for the first time, the Bodleian Libraries delve into the myriad influences on this...
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    Martin Luther and the Age of Print (Exhibitions)

    07 Aug 2017 - 15 Dec 2017    -    UNITED STATES , Dallas
    Martin Luther and the Age of Print
    Commemorating the five hundredth anniversary of the announcement by Martin Luther (1483–1546) of his Ninety-five Theses against indulgences, and the beginning of the Reformation, this exhibition serves as an introduction to the reformer and his printed works. After attending university in Erfurt, Germany, Luther eventually focused on theological study, entered the Augustinian order in 1505, and was ordained two years later. In October 1512 he received his doctorate in theology and joined the theology faculty at the University of Wittenberg, a position he would retain throughout his...
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    Self-Made: Zines and Artist Books at State Library Victoria (Exhibitions)

    11 Aug 2017 - 12 Nov 2017    -    AUSTRALIA , Melbourne
    Self-Made: Zines and Artist Books at State Library Victoria
    This bold exhibition delves into the evolution of do-it-yourself culture, from limited-run artist books to cut-and-paste photocopy fanzines. Discover science fiction fanzines from the 1940s, ground-breaking 1970s punk zines, Australian underground press publications, and artist books designed to defy tradition and buck the commercial gallery system.
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    Bodleian Oxford - City of Aquatint (Exhibitions)

    26 Aug 2017 - 22 Oct 2017    -    UNITED KINGDOM , Oxford
    Bodleian Oxford - City of Aquatint
    Discover the 1920s city that hosted Waugh’s drunken adolescence, inspired wartime classic Brideshead Revisited, and permeated his imagination throughout his life. This exhibition celebrates OUP’s new Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh.
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    Making the Medieval English Manuscript: The Takamiya Collection in the Beinecke Library (Exhibitions)

    01 Sep 2017 - 10 Dec 2017    -    UNITED STATES , New Haven
    Making the Medieval English Manuscript: The Takamiya Collection in the Beinecke Library
    The most impressive collection of medieval English manuscripts that had been in private hands will be on exhibition for the first time in the United States at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Four unique Chaucer manuscripts, numerous devotional rolls, and works as varied as Boethius’ Consolation of Philosophy, Langland’s Piers the Plowman and a Middle English medical manuscript—all from the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, a generous scholar and collector — will be shown in the context of the Beinecke Library’s own rich...
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    British Museum - The business of prints (Exhibitions)

    21 Sep 2017 - 28 Jan 2018    -    UNITED KINGDOM , London
    British Museum - The business of prints
    This wide-ranging exhibition selects fine examples from the nation's print collection to look at how prints were created, developed, bought and sold in the period 1400–1850.
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