Baker-Berry Current Exhibits

Ukrainian Folk Art Traditions

 exhibit poster for Ukrainian folk art

Transcribing Through Centuries the Code of National Identity

Through its folk art traditions, Ukrainian identity has been carefully preserved and encoded, often secretly, into symbolic messages which you are about to discover and experience.

Different regions of Ukraine are known for their signature styles and designs, each connected to their unique natural environment. The works on display include decorative painting, embroidery, egg decorating (pysanky), ceramics, woodworking, and weaving.

Look closer, folk art is rich in symbolism: crosses mark four corners of the world, the rooster stands for fire and spiritual awakening, and birds represent harmony, happiness, and light.

This exhibit features selections from the collection of exhibit curators Sophia Sushailo and Maxime Guinel de France. Exhibit designed by Dennis Grady.

Baker-Berry Library, Berry Main Street, May 23 – August 10, 2023


The Student Library Service Bookplate Program: Class of 2023

exhibit poster for 2023 student bookplates

The Student Library Service Bookplate Program honors the Library's graduating student employees by inviting them to choose books and other items for the Library's collections. Each item receives a bookplate that acknowledges the student's selection and honors their service to the Library. Students are eligible if they worked at least two terms in any Library department, including the Writing Center (RWIT).

The Library is honoring forty-four students from the class of 2023 with selections ranging from fiction, non-fiction, poetry, inspirational works, historical scholarship, and favorite reference titles.

Exhibit curated and designed by Dennis Grady, Library Teaching & Learning.
Many thanks to the students who volunteered to participate in this exhibit, and to: Richard Langdell, Library Services Specialist; and Lori Heath, Acquisitions Assistant.
Photography by Khonzumthetho Masuku, Jones Memorial Digital Media Fellow.

Baker-Berry Library, Reiss Hall, May 12 – August 10, 2023