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The Books Are Beautiful! Opening Our New Exhibition

Friday, January 17, 2020

The Library's gorgeous new exhibition, The Book Beautiful: Margaret Armstrong & Her Bindings, opened with a reception for members and guests on the evening of January 15. The exhibition is open to the public in the Peluso Family Exhibition Gallery whenever the Library is open through August 31 of this year. Learn more about the exhibition, the remarkable Armstrong family, and upcoming related events herePhotos by Karen Smul.

Above: The Peluso Family Exhibition Gallery with its new finery.

At right: The reception included introductions to the world of this exhibition by Margaret Armstrong expert Lowell Thing and Special Collections Librarian Barbara Bieck, who co-curated.

Below: Ten members of Margaret Armstrong's family attended - shown here with Head of Exhibitions Harriet Shapiro, Barbara Bieck, and Lowell Thing.




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