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Exhibits and Displays


Celebrating Vietnamese Culture A Display Honoring the Rich Traditions and Timeless Heritage of Vietnam

February 16, 2024 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to present a new semester-long display celebrating Vietnamese culture and tradition. Vietnamese Lunar New Year, known as Tết (short for Tết Nguyên Đán) was February 10th, 2024. Tết is the most important celebration in Vietnamese culture, as it introduces the arrival of spring and encourages families to come together and

Autism Acceptance: A Photographic Exhibition Opening Reception and Panel Discussion Fostering a Conversation from Awareness to Acceptance

February 14, 2024 by | Exhibits and Displays

Join us on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, to celebrate the grand opening of the Acceptance photographic exhibit by Chapman University lecturer Bernie Dickson. This event will be in the Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room on the second floor of the Leatherby Libraries. Dickson curated Acceptance: A Step to Promote Awareness and Understanding of Autism after being inspired by her family’s

Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art Features International Student Photographers Supporting Student Art in Library Spaces

January 5, 2024 by | Exhibits and Displays

We are excited to announce the International Student Photography Exhibition, the newest art installation at the Leatherby Libraries. This is the first year the exhibition has been housed in the Leatherby Libraries’ Hall of Art. The photos in this exhibition were submitted to the Office of International Student Services and the Center of Global Education

Christmas Around The World Display Books on Christmas Traditions From Around the World!

December 18, 2023 by | Exhibits and Displays

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, Panthers! ‘Tis the season of gathering with those near and dear to our hearts. We are excited to share our newest reference desk display, “Christmas Around the World,” with you. We have curated a selection of books to help the Chapman University community learn and discover different Christmas traditions from

Chinese Culture & Values Display A Display Celebrating Chinese Culture and Values

December 15, 2023 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries has curated a display celebrating Chinese Culture and Values! There are multiple core values within Chinese culture, with harmony being critical. There is an emphasis on maintaining balance between humankind and nature, between people and society, between members of different communities, and between the mind and the body. This display aims to

Images and Imaginings of Internment Comics and Illustrations of Wartime Incarceration Exhibition

December 12, 2023 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives at the Leatherby Libraries and the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences have collaborated to create a semester-long exhibit, Images and Imaginings of Internment: Comics and Illustrations of Camp. This exhibition highlights Japanese American wartime incarceration and its lasting legacy through the lens

Leatherby Libraries’ New Native American Heritage Month Display Recognizing Indigenous Identity and Culture

November 22, 2023 by | Exhibits and Displays

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we created a display to celebrate Native American traditions and culture. Native American Heritage Month is celebrated annually in November. This display was inspired by the invaluable contributions that indigenous people have made to American culture. We curated a collection of books highlighting indigenous identities and values to

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