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Events, Exhibits, and Displays in the Leatherby Libraries


The Leatherby Libraries offers programming and exhibits throughout the year that complement and enhance the curriculum, study, and research interests at Chapman. The Art, Exhibits and Events Committee (AEEC) is a dedicated group of library staff who volunteer their time to bring programming to life. The following is a listing of upcoming events in the Leatherby Libraries. Also, see the Leatherby Libraries Permanent and Long-Term Exhibits and Displays


Current Exhibitions and Displays

“Sikh: Turban and Identity”
By Amit and Naroop in collaboration with the Sikh Coalition
Exhibit Dates: : September 3 – December 17, 2018
Health Sciences Study Commons
Chapman University Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus

Artiscopic Cellular Art Exhibition
By Dr. Mohammad Kamal (KIMO)
Exhibition Dates: September 3 – December 17, 2018
Thurmond and Athalie Clarke Gallery Wall
Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

Orange Dream: California’s Citriculture Through Advertising
Exhibit Dates: August 16 – December 14, 2018
Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
Leatherby Libraries, Fourth Floor
Curated by Rand Boyd, Special Collections and Archives Librarian

The World Remembers: Honoring Victory and Loss at the End of the First World War
Exhibit Dates: September 12 – December 14, 2018
Center for American War Letters Archives
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

International “The World Remembers”
Display Dates: September 12 – November 11, 2018
Center for American War Letters Archives
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

Fall 2018

Meet the Author: Richard Bausch
A Reception for Book Club Members
Monday, October 1, 2018 • 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Center for American War Letters Archives (B03)
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

Let’s Chat: Cultivating Community University Dialogue
A Panel Discussion Moderated by President Daniele C. Struppa
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 • 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Center for American War Letters Archives (B03)
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

America's Great War Romance: Love and Death, 1917-1919
A Lecture by Andrew J. Huebner
Thursday, October 18, 2018 • 6 – 8 p.m.
Center for American War Letters Archives (B03)
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration
In Partnership with University Advancement
October 12 - 13, 2018
  • Center for American War Letters Archives
    Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13 • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Center for American War Letters (B03)
    Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

  • California’s Gold Exhibit and Huell Howser Archives
    Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13 • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Huell Howser Archives (B11)
    Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

  • Leatherby Libraries Book Sale
    College Tailgate Zone
    Saturday, October 13 • 4 – 6:30 p.m.
    Aitken Arts Plaza, Musco Center for the Arts

  • Huell Howser Screening: “A Golden State of Mind”
    Saturday, October 13 • 3 - 4 p.m.
    Huell Howser Archives (B11)
    Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

  • Leatherby Libraries Open House
    Saturday, October 13 • 12:30 – 4 p.m.
    Leatherby Libraries, All Floors

Sikhlens Exhibition: Opening Reception
Thursday, November 15, 2018 • 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room
Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

The Mentoris Project: The Lives of Filippo Mazzei and Maria Montessori
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 • 7 – 9 p.m.
Center for American War Letters Archives (B03)
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

Spring 2019

Literary PUB(lishing) CRAWL
In partnership with the Department of English
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 • 4 - 8 p.m.
Center for American War Letters Archives (B03) and Huell Howser Archives (B11)
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level


Archived Events

September 1, 2012 - August 31, 2013
September 1, 2013 - August 31, 2014
September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2015
September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2016
September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2017
September 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018


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