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States' Rights v. Civil Rights
Friday, May 10 - Sunday, November 10
Swem Library, Marshall Gallery, 1st floor Rotunda
Conceived as a demonstration of American Cold War consensus, the Civil War centennial revealed how divided the country remained 100 years after Fort Sumter.
Blockades, Books, and Bassinets: Children playing, learning, and surviving during the Civil War
Wednesday, April 17 - Wednesday, October 16
Swem Library, Special Collections lobby
Through materials like diaries, letters and photos, Blockades, Books, and Bassinets illustrates the lives of children of various ages, stages, and locations during this period. These are the stories of Charley, Willie, Nell, Lizzie, and many others.
Lost & Found at W&M
Friday, March 1 - Friday, August 23
Swem Library, Read & Relax area, 1st floor
Over the years some College artifacts, library possessions and personal items that had been lost have been returned to the College. Many lost treasures now make their home in Swem Library's Special Collections. A new exhibit displays some of these items.
Jefferson Hall Fire: 30th Anniversary
Wednesday, February 27 - Monday, August 26
Swem Library, Case next to Tribe TutorZone
Through photos and interviews, the Jefferson Hall Fire exhibit captures the devastating results of a fire that broke out in one of the College's dormitories in 1983.
Under the Shield: The Federal Occupation of the Historic Triangle
Wednesday, February 6 - Thursday, August 1
Swem Library, Nancy Marshall Gallery, first floor
This exhibit explores the federal occupation of the Historic Triangle during the Civil War and its impact on area residents. Letters, newspaper articles and other items reveal a unified hope for the war to end, but with varied desired outcomes.
The Inevitable Present: Integration at William & Mary
Monday, February 4 - Tuesday, August 13
Swem Library, Marshall Gallery (1st floor Rotunda) and Read & Relax area
Integration at William & Mary was not achieved simply with the acceptance of the first students of color; instead it has been a decades-long process. A new exhibit at Swem Library traces the admission of some of the first W&M African American students.
From Fights to Rights: The Long Road to a More Perfect Union Exhibits
Monday, October 3 - Thursday, December 31
8am - 5pm
Swem Library, Special Collections Research Center
Visit Swem Library for exhibits from the "From Fights To Rights" project commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement. Exhibits rotate at least twice each year.