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Dual Exhibit: Summer of China at UWM Libraries

Fan painting of Mount Shan landscape

As part of the 2011 city-wide celebration of Chinese culture, the UWM Libraries are presenting an exhibition highlighting two collections of their Chinese-related materials.

“Summer of China at UWM Libraries," which closes Sept. 16, is comprised of

  • China Revealed: Maps and Photographs from the American Geographical Society Library Located on the 3rd Floor, East Wing of the Golda Meir Library building, this exhibit features maps, atlases, photographs, and rare geographical publications from the AGS Library.
  • China Unfurled: Art and Rare Books from Special Collections Displayed in the 4th floor Exhibition Gallery of the Library, this exhibit focuses on Chinese scroll paintings, calligraphy, and fan-work, and the many rare books and other special materials held by Special Collections.

The exhibition is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, during the length of the show.

For more information, call 414-229-4345 or 414-229-6282.

Image above: Fan painting of Mount Shan landscape. Tse-Tsung Chow Collection of Chinese Scrolls and Fans, UWM Libraries.

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