World Perspectives on the Great War

May 21-September 7, 2014 Thompson Library Gallery 1858 Neil Ave., Columbus, OH  43210 Gallery hours:  Daily, noon – 5 p.m., through August 24     The Area Studies Department offers a collection of historical and contemporary perspectives on the 100th anniversary of World War I, which united and devastated many geographically distinct places around the […]

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The Irish Literary Renaissance September 18-January 5 Thompson Library Gallery, 1858 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH  43210 The Rare Books and Manuscripts Library of Ohio State University Libraries present a history of the Irish Literary Renaissance through rare books, including first printings and signed editions, from the Irish Collection.  Visitors are brought to the moment at […]

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Libraries Mark Woody Hayes’ 100th Birthday

University Libraries is joining Ohio State’s celebration of Woody Hayes birth with both physical and digital exhibitions of the famed coach’s life. A display of memorabilia belonging to Coach Hayes and his wife Anne is on display through February 28 in the Special Collections area on the first floor of the Thompson Library, 1858 Neil […]

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The Ohio State University Archives Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Jesse Owens’ Birth

The University Archives will honor Jesse Owens with an exhibition titled “Faster, Higher, Stronger – Jesse Owens: 100 Years of Life and Legacy” from January 9 – May 5, 2013.  The exhibit will be held in the William Oxley Thompson Library Gallery and will feature material from the Jesse Owens Papers. Owens made history at […]

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Dancing Dimensions: Movement through Time and Space

Thompson Library Gallery, 1858 Neil Avenue, Columbus OH  43210 Through December 30 Gallery hours: Monday-Wednesday, Friday: 10 am-6 pm; Thursday, 10 am-8 pm; Saturday and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Opening reception: Monday, September 10, 5:30-7 p.m. “Dancing Dimensions: Movement through Time and Space” highlights dance and movement collections of the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee […]

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Exhibits Show Ohio State is Dancing!

Line Dancing September 5-December 30 Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum Reading Room Gallery, 27 West 17th Ave. Mall The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum will exhibit some of the most finely choreographed cartoons on paper in the dance-related exhibition Line Dancing. Image above: Howie Schneider (1930-2007).  Eek […]

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Chinese in Columbus: A History

Chinese in Columbus: A History Through August 15 Lower Level, Thompson Library 1858 Neil Ave. Columbus, OH 43210 Contact:  Guoqing Li (李国庆): li.272@osu.edu  The Ohio State University and the Chinese community in Columbus are celebrating the 200th anniversary of our City. Columbus offers Chinese Americans some of the best opportunities in a friendly environment that […]

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Rutherford B. Hayes, Buckeye President

Rutherford B. Hayes Buckeye President May 9-August 26 Thompson Library Gallery 1858 Neil Ave. Columbus, OH  43210 Opening Reception Wednesday, May 9 5:30 p.m. Thompson Library Gallery Ohio is known as the “Mother of Presidents,” having been the home of eight chief executives.  One– Rutherford B. Hayes–had a special relationship with The Ohio State University.  […]

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Display Honors African-Americans in War, Literature, and the Performing Arts

The Library’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee has created an exhibition recognizing the contribution of African-Americans to the nation in war, literature, and the performing arts in celebration of United Black World Month.  The display is on exhibit at the Thompson Library, 1858 Neil Ave., through February 29. The exhibit includes the diary of Mr. James […]

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Columbus Cartoonists: A Bicentennial Celebration

Through April 27 Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum Reading Room Gallery 27 West 17th Avenue Mall Columbus, OH  43210-1393 An extraordinary number of notable cartoonists have lived, worked or been educated in Columbus, Ohio.  In honor of the two hundredth anniversary of the city’s founding, this exhibition features original cartoon art and other artifacts […]

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