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Library Exhibitions

Pteridomania: The Victorian Fern Craze
Pteridomania

The Victorian Fern Craze

Friday, November 11, 2016 – Sunday, February 5, 2017
Regenstein Center, Lenhardt Library

This exhibition features a variety of fern literature, including James Bolton’s first fern history, several examples of Thomas Moore’s intricately produced fern nature prints, and beautifully decorated book covers.

Library Talk:
Sunday, December 4, 2016
2 p.m.

Orchidpalooza: Illustrated Orchid Varieties
Orchidpalooza

Illustrated Orchid Varieties

Friday, February 10, 2017 – Sunday, March 26, 2017
Regenstein Center, Lenhardt Library

Library Talks:
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Sunday, February 26, 2017
2 p.m.

Orchidpalooza: Illustrated Orchid Varieties rare book exhibition features five oversized chromolithographs from Frederick Sander’s Reichenbachia: Orchids Illustrated and Described, published in 1895. These unique proof impressions are unsigned, untitled, and unnumbered, and were likely intended for a third series of this work on orchids that was never issued.

Botanical Charts: 19th Century Classroom Posters
Botanical Charts

19th Century Classroom Posters

Friday, March 31, 2017 – Sunday, June 11, 2017
Regenstein Center, Lenhardt Library

Library Talk:
Sunday, April 2, 2017
2 p.m.

Brazil in the Garden: Flora Brasil
Brazil in the Garden

Flora Brasil

Friday, June 16, 2017 – Sunday, October 15, 2017
Regenstein Center, Lenhardt Library

Library Talks:
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
2 p.m.

Curtis’s: the Longest Running Botanical Magazine
Curtis’s

the Longest Running Botanical Magazine

Friday, October 20, 2017 – Sunday, January 21, 2018
Regenstein Center, Lenhardt Library

Library Talk:
Sunday, November 5, 2017
2 p.m.