Art of the Book 2013 exhibit
The sixth juried travelling exhibition from the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild is on display in the Legacy Maltwood Gallery in the McPherson Library.
The artists in the exhibition competed in five categories of design: artist’s books, binding, printing, calligraphy and boxmaking.
The exhibit continues until March 24, 2014 during library open hours.
IdeaFest - March 3 to 8, 2014
UVic’s third annual IdeaFest is back and ready to expand your mind with fascinating ideas from fascinating people. This year’s theme is “Ideas that can change everything”. All events are free and don’t require registration—unless otherwise noted. See the full program with the location guide to various venues across campus, at www.uvic.ca/ideafest.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Mearns Centre for Learning - McPherson Library, room A003 (lower level)
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
The Middle Ages will be brought to life by the UVic community – a fast-paced multi-voice account of our daily encounters with the Middle Ages. Please join us with your own medieval moment: come in garb, come in company or come on your own, but be sure to bring a very short story to share!
Pre-digital encounters: very special collections
Mearns Centre for Learning – McPherson Library, room A003 (lower level)
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Be part of an exciting event as we open a vault of treasures in the Archives and Special Collections reading room. You’ll get an up close look at rare books, manuscripts, diaries and photos.