Exhibitions at the Beinecke Library

Individuals are always welcome to visit the Beinecke Library’s ground floor and mezzanine public exhibition areas, to see the building, permanent exhibitions, and varied special exhibitions throughout the year. An information sheet about the library’s history, mission, architecture, collection, and services is available at the security desk at the entrance and the special exhibitions can be enjoyed on a self-guided basis. Please go to the Visit page on the website for more detail on hours and related information.

Contested Terrain: Beinecke exhibit marks the sesquicentennial of the Mexican War Wednesday, July 1, 1998 to Wednesday, December 23, 1998
Along His Way: James Weldon Johnson Wednesday, April 1, 1998 to Tuesday, June 30, 1998
The Italian Grand Tour in letters, journals, books, and prints Saturday, September 20, 1997 to Monday, March 30, 1998
Thornton Wilder: A Centenary Exhibition Tuesday, July 1, 1997 to Friday, September 19, 1997
American Indian Writing and Art at the Beinecke Library Tuesday, April 1, 1997 to Saturday, June 28, 1997
Renaissance Readers Wednesday, October 16, 1996 to Friday, March 28, 1997
Spenseriana: From Illustrated to Spurious Spenser Saturday, August 31, 1996 to Tuesday, October 15, 1996
Some Australian Flowers: Plates from Banks' Florilegium Friday, August 30, 1996 to Tuesday, October 15, 1996
Baseball Books for Children From the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection Monday, July 1, 1996 to Friday, August 30, 1996
Woman to Woman: An Exhibition of Letters at the Beinecke Monday, April 1, 1996 to Sunday, June 30, 1996



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Monday 10 am - 7 pm
Tuesday-Thursday 9 am - 7 pm
Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 pm - 5 pm
Sunday (Exhibitions only) 12 pm - 4 pm

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule