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  • Health Advice for Scholars and Students

    The items in the exhibit trace the history of medical advice written specifically for scholars and students and reflect the wide range of approaches to scholarly health.

    Josiah Charles Trent History of Medicine Room
  • The Photography of Samuel Bourne & Raja Lala Deen Dayal

    This exhibition focuses on the architecture of the Mughal Emperors and on Maharajas, indigenous Indian rulers, photographed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by an Englishman, Samuel Bourne, and an Indian, Raja Lala Deen Dayal.

    Mary Duke Biddle Room
  • Centuries of the Passover Haggadah

    The Haggadah, a Jewish text written for the Passover Seder meal, has a long and interesting published  history. This exhibition will explore Haggadot illustrations and texts over the years and how these works can shed light on cultural, religious and political changes over time. 

    The Jerry and Bruce Chappell Family Gallery
  • Five Years of the Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental & Documentary Arts

    There’s Content: Five Years of the Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental & Documentary Arts is a joint exhibition with the Power Plant Gallery that celebrates the output from the first five years of Duke’s unique MFA program. The photographic and video work in the Rubenstein Photography Gallery will feature works from the Archive of Documentary Arts’ collection of alumni thesis projects. The Power Plant Gallery will exhibit new work by alumni and current MFA students.

    Rubenstein Photography Gallery
  • The materials shown in this gallery demonstrate the breadth of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library and feature some of our newest acquisitions and initiatives.  The exhibition will change throughout the year.

    Michael and Karen Stone Family Gallery

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