Special Exhibits

Featured Exhibit

The Book as Art Object: Local Artists Share Their Work

June 1, 2019 – September 27, 2019
Special Collections & Archives Reading Room (ZSR 625)
Curated by Tanya Zanish-Belcher

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About Our Exhibits

  • Paper Trails on the Silk RoadFriday, Mar 8, 2019 3:05 pm — The Silk Road – the term coined in the 19th century for the network of Central Asian trade routes that flourished between roughly 200 B.C.E. and 1400 C.E. – today conjures up images of camel caravans carrying exotic luxury goods like silks, spices, porcelain, and perfumes. But the most important trade good on the Silk […]

  • Exhibit Commemorates World War ITuesday, Oct 3, 2017 11:29 am — In 1917, the United States Congress approved a resolution declaring war on the German empire, and Americans suddenly became active participants in the Great War raging in Europe. The First World War was a watershed event in American and world history, and ZSR Special Collections & Archives commemorates the war’s 100th anniversary with an exhibit […]

  • SCA & Piedmont Opera: Commemoration of World War IThursday, Sep 21, 2017 10:17 am — Over the past several years, Special Collections & Archives has made a targeted effort to partner with local and regional businesses and organizations on special exhibits and events. These have included Bookmarks, Foothills Brewing, Hoots Roller Bar and Beer Company, Piedmont Craftsman, and SECCA. Our most recent collaboration is with Winston-Salem’s Piedmont Opera, whose mission […]

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