Fondren Library Exhibits

Body
Location Exhibit

1st floor
Room 156

"Under the Canopy : Trees at Rice" 

1st floor Hobby Information Concourse

"Houston's Black Women Storytellers," featuring Carroll Blue and Naomi Carrier and their archives here. 

1st floor exhibit cases at front left of Fondren Library
 

"World War I: Reflections from the archives at Fondren Library" - Exhibition in partnership with the Anne Morgan's War: American Women Rebuilding France photography exhibit.

1st floor exhibit cases at front right of Fondren Library
 

"World War I: Reflections from the archives at Fondren Library" - Exhibition in partnership with the "Anne Morgan's War: American Women Rebuilding France" photography exhibit.

Inside Woodson Research Center

"Replica of William Blake's Star Wheel Rolling Press created by Michael Phillips" 

1st floor flat cases outside Woodson Research Center

"Hip-Hop in H-Town" - This was assembled as an anticipatory exhibit in support of Black Houston(s): Research, Policy and Activism-Past and Future Symposium occurring March 23-24, 2023. Using materials that were collected from Rice University's Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning (CERCL), this exhibit aims to highlight archival collections that represent Houston's Hip-Hop culture.

1st floor single case
by elevators

"Hip-Hop in H-Town"

3rd floor
Lovett Lounge

"Book Arts in Fondren" - Examples of original handmade books, including two from the Limited Editions collection (a portfolio of short works by a Houston writer and the accompanying printed illustrations created by a class at the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice) and one facsimile of a unique manuscript created by Carl Jung.

6th floor
exhibit cases

"Jewish Youth Organizations" - The exhibit features materials from the Joan and Stanford Alexander South Texas Jewish Archives housed at the Woodson Research Center, including items from JCC Maccabi Games and North American Federation for Temple Youth. 

Rice Memorial Center trophy case 

"Rice University Inaugurations” - In the lead up to the inauguration of President Reginald DesRoches on October 20-22, 2022, this exhibit focuses on inaugurations of past Rice University presidents.