Past Events & Exhibits
Leaves of Gold: an Exhibit of Illuminated Manuscripts
August 10 - February 25, 2010
Artist of Mist, Snow and Rain: Hiroshige and The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido
March 2 - June 2, 2009
Who Signed That?: Autographed and Inscribed Books from the Wangenheim Room Collection
June 2 - November 3, 2008
Tiny Treasures: Traveling Miniature Book Exhibit
October 1 - November 1, 2008
Make It New: SDSU Book Artists Studying with Michele Burgess Respond to the Wangenheim Room Collection
Ended May 8, 2008
A World of Words: Samuel Johnson, Noah Webster and Works that Shaped the English Language
Ended January 2008
This exhibit featured rare and fine dictionaries and encyclopedias including Samuel Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language (1755), Noah Webster's 1st edition of An American Dictionary of the English Language (1828) and the 11th edition of The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910-1911).
Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit
Ended December 31, 2007
San Diego Natural History Museum
The Wangenheim Room loaned items to the San Diego Natural History Museum for the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit. See some of the items that were loaned and read more about the Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit.
View the Natural History Museum Press Release.
Bibles and Devotional Books through the Ages: The 'Good Word' through the Printed Word
Ended September 15, 2007
Bibles and devotional books in the Wangenheim holdings were part of this special exhibit.
Read the Press Release
Library Connection Newsletter August 2007
Language, Laughter and Libraries
A reception and lecture to support the Wangenheim Room with Dr. Richard Lederer
To support the Wangenheim Room, best-selling author and linguist Dr. Richard Lederer visited on September 30, 2007 to celebrate the opening of a new exhibit entitled, A World of Words: Samuel Johnson, Noah Webster and works that shaped the English language.