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Open Access is the international movement to remove paywalls and copyright restrictions on information. The Decker Library is seeking to spread awareness of, and advocate for, Open Access policies in the sciences, arts, and academia. See a selection of items from MICA's archives that are currently availble though OA, online at digitaldecker.mica.edu.
A colorful and dazzling display of selected artist books from the Decker Library Special Collections. These items utilize the technique of accordion fold, allowing them to spread out to incredible lengths for mural-like affect. Sept. 6 -30 on both levels of the library.
Decker Library showcases staff selections from our pop-up book collection.These creations aren't just for kids, including 'Game of Thrones: a pop-up guide to Westros' and 'The pop-up Kama Sutra'. On both levels of the library. Aug. 8 - Sept. 2.
From the Decker Library's Special Collections, this exhibit features color lithography proofs printed in the 1870s by Cosack & Co. of Buffalo, N.Y. These proofs allow viewers to see the process of building a full, vibrant color print from up to 10 different colored layers of ink. On display from June 13 to July 30, 2016 in the Decker Library.
The current exhibit at Decker Library is the Ellen Dorn Levitt Book Arts Collection, a new addition to the library's Special Collections, featuring collaborative book arts projects and instructional materials. The exhibit runs from May 9 to June 10, 2016.
Shadra Strickland's Sophomore 2 class presents original works that use various printmaking techniques to create beautiful original book cover designs. On display April 12 - 23, 2016 on the upper and lower level of the Decker Library.
We have pulled a fine selection of prints out of the Decker Library Special Collections to present in this exhibit, just in time for MICA Fashion Week. Stop in and take at look at the brightly colored fashions from Medieval Europe through to 1920s America. March 22 - April 9, 2016. Curated by Meredith Moore.
In celebration of a talk by Tatana Kellner and Ann Kalmbach, founders of Women's Studio Workshop, on Thursday, March 10 at 6 p.m. in the Lazarus Center.