Exhibits

Exhibits tell the unique stories of our diverse collections. Visit one today.
detail of an illustration of two men with Arabic text

Virtual: Picturing the Sultan

Through Saturday, Jun 25, 2022
Location: Fine Arts Library
Photograph of "Funnyhouse of a Negro."

In Black and White

Through Friday, Jul 22, 2022
Location: Houghton Library
Artists book containing text and images

Daily traces in the artists' books collection

Through Friday, Jul 22, 2022
Location: Fine Arts Library
Young men in tuxedos stand on statue of rhino outside of ivy-covered building

Still Singing

Through Sunday, Jul 31, 2022
Location: Harvard University Archives
Black man with short curly hair, wearing a white garment

Face to Face

Through Friday, Aug 5, 2022
Location: Houghton Library
Rulan Chao Pian, sitting outside surrounded by lush greenery, and smiling at the photographer. She is wearing a black collared shirt and cream blazer, and her greying dark hair is pulled back.

芳音如蘭 Sweet Sounds from Rulan Chao Pian

Through Wednesday, Aug 31, 2022
Location: Loeb Music Library
A female professor at HBS

From Inquiry to Action

Through Monday, Oct 31, 2022
Location: Baker Library and Special Collections
picture of a book interior, with a drawing of a jimson weed

Virtual: Unweeded — Guides to Villainous Vegetation

Through Saturday, Dec 3, 2022
Location: Lamont Library
Photograph of a man in orange monk's robes

Virtual: Learning a Life — Interacting with the Hindu Guru on the Shelf and in Practice

Through Saturday, Dec 3, 2022
Location: Lamont Library
Map of Hawaii

Virtual: Paradise Sought and Collected

Through Saturday, Dec 17, 2022
Location: Lamont Library
A Woman stands in front of an astronomy exhibition, looking up at a model of Saturn and other planets.

Harvard Lives

Through Sunday, Jan 1, 2023
Location: Harvard University Archives
blue button that reads Tammy Baldwin for US Senate

Virtual: Redefining the Table—Diversifying U.S. Elections in the 2010s

Through Tuesday, Feb 14, 2023
Location: HKS Library and Knowledge Services
Widener Library lobby image from above

Inside Widener Library

Through Wednesday, Feb 15, 2023
Location: Widener Library
A fanciful map of the world featuring animals

Virtual: How Mapmakers Used Animals to Document the World

Through Wednesday, Feb 15, 2023
Location: Harvard Map Collection
Manuscript map of Bavaria from 1813

Virtual: Annotating the Landscape

Through Wednesday, Feb 15, 2023
Location: Harvard Map Collection
Prester John map

Virtual: The Story of Prester John

Through Wednesday, Feb 15, 2023
Location: Harvard Map Collection
black and white photograph of the moon

Virtual: Mapping the Moon in Black and White

Through Wednesday, Feb 15, 2023
Location: Harvard Map Collection
Yellow button that reads "Remember Rodney King. Racial justice now, from Boston to L.A.

Political Movements and Protest Pins since 1960

Through Wednesday, Feb 15, 2023
Location: HKS Library and Knowledge Services
A montage of 6 images of Indian women, including a group of women in saris sit outside sifting grain, and others posing by themselves or in pairs.

Virtual: Singing the Story of Dhrangadhra

Through Friday, Jun 30, 2023
Location: Loeb Music Library
Mosaic of covers of plays

Virtual: Reading Plays to Write Plays

Through Friday, Mar 1, 2024
Location: Lamont Library
Four women authors

Virtual: Ubuntu—A Look at the Women Who Raised Me

Through Friday, Mar 1, 2024
Location: Lamont Library
classical relief

Virtual: A Foreign Nostalgia

Through Friday, Mar 1, 2024
Location: Lamont Library
Covers of Peri Rossi's books

Virtual: Searching for Peri Rossi in the World

Through Saturday, Mar 9, 2024
Location: Lamont Library
Books arranged on a table

Virtual: Winter Twig Keys

Through Saturday, Mar 9, 2024
Location: Houghton Library
title page of an illustrated Moby Dick

Virtual: The Nearest Way Home—Literature and the Travel-book

Through Sunday, Apr 21, 2024
Location: Houghton Library