Student viewing exhibit in the Haricombe Gallery in Watson Library

KU Libraries Events & Exhibits


Current Exhibitions

Sitting in a Circle text around a native orange flower

Sitting in a Circle

A showcase of the creative stories and reflections generated by students and faculty as they engage with “Braiding Sweetgrass,” a book of Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the teaching of plants.
1970: The year that rocked KU exhibit graphic with a protester with their fist in the air

1970: The Year that Rocked KU

Our newest online exhibition, “1970: The Year that Rocked KU,” offers a unique look at the University of Kansas during a time of student protests and campus uprisings.
Diverse World of Manga covers

The Diverse World of Manga: Shōjo Manga and Female Manga Artists

A KU Libraries International Collections exhibition featuring the East Asian collection's books of shōjo manga, manga works aimed at young teen females. The shōjo manga genre developed soon after the shōnen manga, works for young teen boys, in post-war Japan.

About our Exhibitions

Exhibitions in the Libraries highlight the strengths of the libraries’ collections and the creative scholarship of our KU campus community. In partnership with other cultural venues at KU and throughout our local and regional community, the exhibitions promote the scholarly and educational mission of the University, reflect the Libraries' commitment to freedom of information and cultural diversity, and stimulate academic discourse on campus.