Exhibitions

Documents from the Archives and Special Collections are regularly showcased through exhibitions that are held in the reading room located at MRT 039.

You are welcome to visit the exhibitions during the opening hours of the reading room. Feel free to contact us to arrange a guided tour.

Current Exhibition

Document of the Month

Previous exhibitions

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The Archives and Special collections invites you to the opening of its new exhibition «This book belongs to…» on Thursday October 6, 2016 at 3:00 pm.

This exhibition is a unique opportunity to discover exceptional books from the Rare book collection of the University of Ottawa and people who took part in their production. From the author to the printer, the bookbinder to the paper maker, marbler, owner and reader come have a look at the book as an object, maybe as you have never seen before.

This exhibition is presented at the Archives and Special collections from September 2016 to May 2017.

The Archives and Special Collections is open Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Free admission. Just ring the bell and come in.

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Shakespeare 400

March 1st to April 22nd 2016

Shakespeare Exhibition 1

 

Shakespeare Exhibition 2

 

Shakespeare Exhibition 3

 

Shakespeare Exhibition 4

 


The Archives and Special collections: A feminine feminist perspective

May 29th 2015 to March 24th 2016

A feminine/feminist perspective

 

Exposition Perspective féminine/féministe 1

 

Exhibition Feminine/Feminist Perspective 2

 

Exhibition Feminine/Feminist Perspective 3

 

Exhibition Feminine Feminist Perspective 4

 

 

80th anniversary of the University of Ottawa Press

September 2015 to March 2016

 

Virtual exhibitions

  • “This book belongs to…” is an online exhibition that provides a unique opportunity to discover exceptional books from the Rare Book collection of the University of Ottawa and people who took part in their production. 

 

Items on loan

Waterloo Region Museum 

We have 325 political buttons from the Canadian Women’s Movement Archives Collection 10-001 on loan to the Waterloo Region Museum for their “Trailblazing – Women in Canada since 1867” exhibition which runs until January 7, 2018.

 

CWMA buttons on display at Waterloo Region Museum

Photo credit : Courtesy of Waterloo Region Museum

 

 

Human Rights Museum

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