Displays & Exhibits
WORDY: Sabra Moore will be on view at the Hope L. and John L. Furth Archives Reading Room, Barnard Archives and Special Collections. WORDY was scheduled for spring 2020 and postponed due to COVID-19 closures; it will be rescheduled.
The Barnard Archives and Special Collections are pleased to announce WORDY: Sabra Moore, an exhibition of painted and sewn wall works and artist’s books from 1982-2018. This is Moore’s first exhibition at Barnard; a collection documenting her work as an organizer, activist, and curator in New York City is housed at the Archives. Moore lives in New Mexico and has exhibited extensively in New York City, Canada, Brazil and New Mexico.
BIPOC Alum Collection Display
Floor 2, to the left of the Circulation and Help Desk
The Barnard Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Alum Collection affirms the lives, histories, and imaginations of past and current Barnard students who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. Displaying these materials helps make their creative work more visible to our entire community; a duplicate copy of each item is also located in the general collection.
Floor 1, Lobby
STUFF is a multimedia installation celebrating Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking choreopoem, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. The installation features an artwork by Dianne Smith and a selection of materials from the Ntozake Shange Papers curated by Souleo. STUFF is a part of the Shange Magic Project, a two-year initiative celebrating the life and legacy of Ntozake Shange '70. Learn more at library.barnard.edu/stuff
Six Days in Mississippi Exhibit
Center for Engaged Pedagogy (Milstein 126)
The Center for Engaged Pedagogy (CEP) exhibits images from the Mississippi Semester course taught by professor of History Premilla Nadasen in Spring 2018, which was built on a collaboration with the Mississippi Low-Income Child Care Initiative. The photos and text on view, by Aubri Juhasz ‘18, provide a narrative about the experiences of students as they traveled together to do field work during Spring Break.
Located in The Milstein Center Lobby
Open Doors features Barnard alumnae who are trailblazers in their respective fields, including Ntozake Shange, Grace Lee Boggs, Norma Merrick Sklarek, and more. The exhibit was curated by Suze Meyers '16.