Exhibitions

THE JOHN CARTER BROWN LIBRARY staff and invited curators prepare public exhibitions of material selected from the collections.

The Library’s newest exhibition, "The Other Revolution: Haiti, 1789-1804," illuminates Haiti and its revolution. The Haitian Revolution is the least understood of the three great democratic revolutions that transformed the Atlantic world in the late eighteenth century. This exhibition--for the first time the books included in the exhibition may be read in their entirety online--provides a running narrative of the Haitian Revolution. Visit this exhibition in the Reading Room from January 2014 to May 2014.

Recent exhibitions may also be visited virtually. The online version serves as a record of an exhibition and ensures that our audience will be able to view the treasures of the John Carter Brown Library from any place on earth with internet access.

January 30, 2014-May 2014
Malick W. Ghachem (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), guest curator, assistance from Susan Danforth (Curator of Maps and Prints, John Carter Brown Library)
September 2013-October 2013
Kimberly Nusco
September 2013-December 2013
K. Dian Kriz, with assistance from Elena Daniele and Susan Danforth
May to September 15, 2013
Dennis Landis
September 2010
Caroline Frank
January 2013 to April 2013
Amy Turner Bushell, Independent Research Scholar, and Susan Danforth, Curator of Maps, John Carter Brown Library.
January 2007-May 2007
Ken Ward and Adrián López-Denis with a team of ten Brown students.
May to August 2012
James Delbourgo, with Susan Danforth
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