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The goal of the library exhibition program is to provide a space for student work and campus research to be shared with the community and that our exhibition program provides an opportunity to present stories, voices, and work that otherwise may not be able to be shared.

Booking A Brouhaha

Level 4 Exhibition Space

December 10th, 2021 – February 18th, 2022

Book Arts Program Students trigger quite a commotion as they showcase the final editions and ingenious bookwork created as part of spring and fall semesters’ courses. As the world of the printed page explodes in different directions, these students utilize the ensuing pandemonium to instigate stunning innovations in the art of the book.

The exhibition is free and open to the public.

Alberta Henry: Activist in Action

Level 4 Special Collections Reading Room

January 13th, 2022 – March 31st, 2022

“Alberta Henry: Activist in Action” is an exhibit featuring the papers, photographs, scrapbooks, etc of the late Alberta Henry, activist, educator, and community leader. The exhibit provides a glimpse into the civil rights movement in Salt Lake City, shedding light on Ms. Henry’s important work in the NAACP, the public schools, in her church and the community at large.


Hours: 10 AM – 4 PM, Monday – Thursday

Love Letters: A Gallery of Type

Love Letters celebrates type, typographers, and printers – from Johann Gutenberg, who developed printing with movable type, to Bruce Rogers, an American typographer and book designer. Type is designed to be both functional and evocative. Type has personality, flair, and style, inspired by time and place. It can age quickly or become classic. Good type grabs our attention. Great type keeps our attention. Love Letters includes books and printed ephemera, dating from 1482 to the first decade of the 21st century, from the J. Willard Marriott’s rare book collections.

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