The T.R. Anderson Gallery is located at the entrance to the James Ford Bell Library, Suite 472 on the 4th floor of Wilson Library. Exhibits are on view Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; evenings and weekends by appointment. The gallery is closed for all University of Minnesota holidays. Maps and Directions


In Celebration of the Whittington Press

February 1, 2016 - May 13, 2016

Celebrating the acquisition of the more recent records of the Whittington Press, an internationally acclaimed letterpress printer located in Gloucestershire, England, this exhibit showcases items from what Governor Elmer L. Andersen heralded as “the outstanding press in the world.” The Libraries is the only repository in North America to hold every single item produced by the Whittington Press.

Join us on March 31, 7:00 p.m. at Wilson Library for a special event celebrating the exhibit, including a presentation by noted British fine press printer John Randle. RSVP online »

Upcoming Bell Library Exhibits

June 1, 2016 through August 19, 2016: Knights, memory and the Siege of 1565: An Exhibition on the 450th Anniversary of the Great Siege of Malta. The exhibit will feature materials from the Bell Library as well as from the collections at St. John's University in Collegeville, MN.

September 12, 2016 through January 13, 2017: The Bembos of Venice: Merchants, Diplomats, and a Knight of Malta. This will be a joint exhibition of the James Ford Bell Library and the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library. A lecture series will be tied to the exhibit during fall 2016 that will include the annual James Ford Bell Lecture and others.

November 7, 2016 through March 24, 2017: Framing Humanity Past and Present: Celebrating 100 Years of Anthropology at the University of MinnesotaThis panel exhibition will be on display in the Elmer L. Andersen Library Atrium Gallery featuring materials from the Bell collection and the archives of the Department of Anthropology.

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