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Portrait of Anita Reinhard in front of the Temple of Dendur

Women’s History

Anita Reinhard: A Trailblazing Curator of Arms and Armor

One of the first women curators in an American museum, Reinhard was a pioneer in her field.
Wall of Met publications

In Circulation

Yes, There's a Library Here!

Meet Thomas J. Watsons Library's Instruction Teams
Black and white photograph of school child

In Circulation

A Snapshot of Black Photographers in Watson Library's Collection

Celebrating Black History Month in the Stacks
Colorful, abstract cover of Jeffrey Gibson exhibition catalog

In Circulation

Around the World (in 7,665 days)

Watson Library’s Contemporary Gallery Project
String measuring a shelf

In Circulation

Watson Library 1965-2022: A Space (Planning) Final Frontier Odyssey

Making room for more books
The James Van Der Zee Archive

Behind the Scenes

The James Van Der Zee Archive

James Van Der Zee, the world-renowned chronicler of Black life in New York City during the Harlem Renaissance and for decades thereafter, was a virtuoso portraitist and one of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century.

Cassandre ship atop a staircase

In Circulation

Glorious Graphics

A generous gift from Poster House Museum
Detail of the Conference of the Birds folio


Seeking Unity with the Divine

“It’s a world that’s designed to please the eye and please the soul.”
Using the Astronomicum Caesareum Book

Religion & Spirituality

Using the Astronomicum Caesareum Book

This most sumptuous of all Renaissance instructive manuals explained the use of the astrolabe and other instruments used for computing planetary positions

Portfolio catalog from La Familia: An En Foco Exhibition

In Circulation

Arte en El Barrio

Latinx and Hispanic American Organizations, Workshops, and Alternative Spaces in New York City
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