Permanent Markers: Aspects of the History of Printing
How did printing help define the modern world? Techniques from eighth-century Japan to Gutenberg, lithography to xerox, printing on ceramic, silk, and metal. Religious texts, printed money, and embossing for the blind. From Victorian era women's rights and abolitionism in Britain, to Cold War era punk in East Berlin. U.S. protest movements from Declaration of Independence to 60s civil rights.
The exhibition gallery and reading room are closed for the month of August while the library's building is under renovation.
Beginnig September 6, 2016 our hours will be
Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5
Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.