The Book As Stage: Performance and Theater in the Book Arts
September 26 – December 18, 2016
The book format has long been used as a vehicle for artistic expression. This exhibition focuses on the presentation of theatrical texts and documentation of performance in the book arts. The objects on display showcase the space of the page in fine printing and modern typographical renditions of dramatic works. Additionally, examples of puppetry, portable stage sets, and tunnel books reveal the space of the book itself as a place for performance.
Image: Tora Bora by Art Hazelwood. Image used with permission.
Because of renovations, the Gilmore Music Library does not currently have an exhibition on display. When the work is completed, in early 2017, we will have new, state-of-the-art display cases outside the front of the Music Library, facing the corridor to the new Center for Teaching and Learning. Watch this space for information about the first exhibition in the new cases. Meanwhile, you can enjoy our past exhibitions online.