Category Archives: Exhibits

Democracy Square LIVE! in the Archives

Join Special Collections and University Archives on Thursday, March 31 from 12:30-1:30pm in Steely Library Room 102 for Democracy Square LIVE!, co-hosted with The Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement to discuss the exhibit “When Covington, Kentucky Executed an Innocent Man: the Legal Lynching of John Montjoy.” Continue reading

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Portrait of Colonel James Smith

The Fort Pitt Museum, located in Pittsburgh, PA, is currently borrowing the portrait of Colonel James Smith from the Warren J. Shonert Americana Collection in Special Collections for their outstanding exhibit, Captured by Indians: Warfare & Assimilation on the 18th … Continue reading

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The Circus is in Town

This picture shows a color lithograph of circus acrobats published sometime after 1898 by the Donaldson Lithograph Company of Newport, Kentucky. The company specialized in printing large advertising posters. It was known for its generic posters that buyers could customize … Continue reading

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What was NKU Wearing?

The Book Connection program at NKU seeks to unite first year students and faculty and staff with a common read. This year’s selection is Where Am I Wearing? by travel journalist Kelsey Timmerman. In the book, the author recounts his … Continue reading

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In with the New: Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections and Archives exhibit opens

Visit the archives research room in Steely Library room 106 to get a sneak peak at new archival collections in our latest exhibit In with the New: Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections and Archives. This exhibit takes visitors through the … Continue reading

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NKU Hosting Significant Exhibit of Original Paul Sawyier Works

Northern Kentucky University will celebrate the works of Paul Sawyier, a Kentucky son and one of America’s great impressionist painters, with “Kentucky Impressions: Paul Sawyier Original Works,” an exhibit of original Sawyier paintings, through Dec. 7 in the Schlachter University … Continue reading

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Celebrating Dreams: The Presidency of James C. Votruba

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