Current Exhibits in Fondren Library

Body
Location Exhibit

Room 156

"Shepherd School of Music Highlights"  Materials from the Shepherd School of Music records, and various faculty and composer manuscript collections. The exhibit also highlights digitized Shepherd School performances originally recorded in obsolete formats, funded by the Fondren Library, Friends of Fondren Library, and the Rice Historical Society.

1st floor Hobby Information Concourse

Society of Latino Alumni of Rice (SOLAR) Exhibit

1st floor exhibit cases at front left of Fondren Library

"Get Registered, Get Informed, Get Involved" by the Kelley Center for Government Information, Data and Geospatial Services

1st floor exhibit cases at front right of Fondren Library

"History of Voting in America" by the Kelley Center for Government Information, Data and Geospatial Services

Inside Woodson Research Center

Society of Latino Alumni of Rice (SOLAR) Exhibit
Flat cases outside WRC "Beer Bike 1972" featuring photos by Gerald Moorhead, '67, '71

3rd floor Lovett Lounge

(currently empty)

6th floor exhibit cases

"Houston Hip Hop Archives" - Houston's hip hop legacy is an important part of our cultural heritage and is being collected in the archives at Rice University's Fondren Library and at University of Houston Libraries. This collaborative exhibit includes items featuring the SwishaHouse label and Rap-A-Lot Records.

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. 
Single case by 6th floor elevator

New Acquisition at the Woodson Research Center : Adger, by Adger Cowans