Exhibit: Renaissance Painting in Early Printed Books

August 26-September 27 The students enrolled in Art History 258/The Art of the Book in the Fall of 2011 designed this exhibition to demonstrate the range of Renaissance painting that could be found in early printed books in the Drew Library collection, from Venice, Rome, and Nuremberg, including author portraits, white vine borders, and hand-painted woodcuts. Curated […]

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Arts of Respect 2013

Arts of Respect (AOR) is an annual 2-week arts festival and competition in the visual, literary, and performing arts. Its focus is respect for humankind and to promote greater understanding of how the arts can help build more cohesive community at Drew University and beyond. The Visual Arts Gallery showcases artwork created by students from Drew and from several local high schools illustrating what respect means to them.

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Library Exhibit: Sergeon Collection

The Glen Sergeon Collection of African American Literature: The collection of African American literature created by Drew alumnus Glen Sergeon (CLA class of 1972) is clearly a labor of love. Eclectic and serendipitous, it was shaped by his personal literary interests, rather than with the intention of amassing a checklist of high spots.

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Exhibit: “Land of the Morning Calm” Opens Sept 27

Drew University Library is proud to announce the opening of “Land of the Morning Calm” Drew Theological Seminary and Early Christian Missions to Korea Methodist Center Lobby September 27, 2012 – January 31, 2013 Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Drew University Library exhibit “Land of the Morning Calm”: Drew Theological Seminary […]

Exhibit: John Cunningham Works

John Cunningham, popular historian and alumnus of the College of Liberal Arts class of 1938, passed away on June 7, 2012. In memory of his distinguished career– including authoring the definitive history of Drew University– the library is hosting a small exhibit of his works in the entrance to the main library. On campus, Cunningham […]

New Flickr Digitization Project: Methodist Library Image Collection

The staff of the Methodist Library at Drew University are in the process of digitizing nearly 20,000 images from the Methodist Library Image Collection. The images include photographs and sketches of several thousand people with historic connections to Methodism around the world. The images are available for viewing on Flickr or browse them here: For […]

Library Exhibit: Oscar Wilde’s Legacy

Oscar Wilde’s Legacy: A Selection from the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection May 2, 2012 – June 2, 2012 This display, drawn from the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection, on loan from the University of Delaware Library, focuses on how Wilde’s friends and associates dealt with his legacy in the early twentieth century. The exhibition is mounted […]

Thomas H. Kean Gallery

The Library features a semi-permanent exhibit honoring Thomas H. Kean, former governor of New Jersey (1982-1990) and president of Drew University (1990-2005), in the Thomas H. Kean Reading Room and Gallery.  The exhibit highlights items from the Governor Thomas H. Kean Collection, the Drew University Archives, and personal memorabilia belonging to the Governor, and includes material covering his role […]

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