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Decker Library Exhibit Archive

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  1. Zines, Artists' Books, and Mental Health


    Decker Library showcases selections from its zine and artist book collections about mental health and self care.

  2. Call for Artists, Accumulation


    Decker Library's first MICA Community Show is now accepting artwork submissions from all students, faculty, and staff. All mediums and sizes will be considered, there is no application fee. Submission deadline is March 30, 2018. Email circ@mica.edu for an application.

  3. Black Contemporary Artists Exhibit


    This exhibit features a wide range of black artists, painters, sculptors, singers, poets, book makers, zine creators and more working today, including a range of items from the Decker Library's special collections. Feb. 1-28, 2018 on both levels of the library.

  4. Art School Cool Trash


    A display of papers, drawings, cards, notes, and nonsense found in library books over the years. From student artwork to metal tweezers, Decker Library has seen it all, and now you can too! January 11-31, 2017 on both levels of the library.

  5. Two exhibits highlight fashion in mid-20th century America


    Two exhibits in the Decker Library highlight fashion from mid-20th century America. On the upper level, we look at collegiate fashion for women, as a growing preference for casual clothing led to an explosion of design and marketing to college women. On the lower level, two MICA alumna who contributed to the collegiate fashion scene are featured: illustrations by Katherine Soper '27 and designs by Tom Drew '42.

  6. Visionaire Works on Display


    High end fashion and art publication Visionaire is renowned for its innovative, unexpected, and mezmerizing issues. Unlike any publicaton you've ever seen, these limited editions are works of art, each radically different from the next. Decker Library is proud to own 23 different issues of this magazine, which are on display from Nov. 1-30 on both levels of the library.

  7. Tapestry of Bayuex Screenprints on Display


    Decker Library displays this month a screenprint facsimilie of the Bayuex Tapestry, beautifully inked and preserved since its publication in the 18th century. On exhibit from Oct. 14 to 31st, on both levels of the library.

  8. 10th Annual Sketchbook Day Exhibit


    Students and faculty showcased their private musings, sketches, doodles, and studies on the Drawing and Painting Department's 10th Annual Sketchbook Day on Oct. 2nd. The library is proud to showcases a selection of these sketchbooks, curated by Howie Weiss. Stop by the first floor of the library from Oct. 3 - 14th and take a look!

  9. Exhibitions at MICA: The First 100 Years


    An exhibit in the Decker Library focuses on exhibitions at the Maryland Institute from the school's founding in 1826 to the centennial year, 1926. Shelby Stierhoff '18 has selected documents from the MICA Archives to highlight exhibits held at the Maryland Institute, ranging from the annual industrial fairs of the 19th century to the lively 1920s, which saw an important showing of work by Henri Matisse -- "... for the first time in America through the courtesy of the Misses Cone," according to a document from the Baltimore Museum of Art archives -- right in the Main Building! The exhibit runs through September 2017, with an opening reception on September 7 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.