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Friday, November 20, 2015

Typography, broadsides, Native American Exhibits in Waldo

Guest Exhibit on the Second Floor
Currently, around the Upjohn Rotunda, on the Second Floor of Waldo Library, are exhibit cases curated by WMU Design students enrolled in this semester’s Typography II course. On display are serial publications and books from Special Collections that the students selected for an assignment which involved the exploration of themes in typography or tracing a particular typographical style over time. Each student also created 18” x 24” poster which highlights the typographic element depicted in each exhibit case.  These posters rotate throughout the work week and will be displayed through the end of the semester.

Native American History Month Exhibit on the First Floor
Special Collections celebrates Native American Heritage Month with a two-case exhibit on the First Floor of Waldo Library, near the stairwell in the Upjohn Rotunda.

Also displayed are highlights from Special Collections including pop-up books and broadsides, poem posters with graphics; all on third floor, Waldo until December 1.