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The Decker Library's current exhibition highlights the 1897 publication Oriental Ceramic Art, with fascinating color images of the Walters Art Museum's excellent collection of East Asian ceramics. The book is an artwork in itself.
The Decker Library will be closed from Saturday 12/19/15 through Sunday 1/3/2016, re-opening on Monday 1/4/2016 at 8:30 a.m. Semester hours resume on Tuesday 1/19/2016.
This month, the Decker Library will feature work from senior Interdisciplinary Sculpture major Bailey Sheehan, whose art explores semiotics through the lens of religion. On Dec. 10 a special display of site-specific works will be included outside of the exhibit cases, near the Mac Lab on the lower level.
The Decker Library is showing support for International Trandgender Day of Remembrance and Transgender Awareness Week with an exhibit of books educating readers on the experiences and rights of transgender individuals in the United States and around the world. Exhibit runs Nov. 17 to Dec. 7. Curated by Kelly Swickard.
The Decker Library is proud to host selected works from the Departments of Drawing and Painting's 8th Sketchbook Annual, held on October 26. The Annual welcomes students to give a glimpse into their private sketchbooks. The best as chosen by faculty are on display from Oct. 27 to Nov. 14 in the upper and lower level displays cases at the Decker Library. Curated by Howie Lee Weiss.
This exhibit present selected works from the Decker Library's extensive collection of architecture publications including historical images of Batimore's famous houses and rowhomes, such as Evergreeen House and MICA's own Main Building. On the lower level, look into green architecture, enviromentally friendly construction, and the "tiny homes" movement. On display Oct. 12 to 23, 2015. Curated by Kelly Swickard.
This exhibit highlights materials in the Decker Library's collections that pertain to mental illness, support, and recovery. We encourage patrons to check out these materials, including books, fiction, and DVDs, and to learn more about mental illnesses that affect our community.
In celebration of Banned Books Week (Sept. 27 - Oct.3) the Decker Library is showcasing books that have been challenged federally and privately for their questionable content, from "Captain Underpants" to "Naked Lunch." All books on display are available to be checked out. We encourages you to read something scandalous.