Medical Center Library and Archives Exhibits


Permanent exhibits include:

  • apothecary jars in the lower lobby
  • a medicinal herb garden exhibit in the History of Medicine Reading Room Terrace
  • Exhibits of the history of stereotactic neurosurgery, the 65th general hospital, The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and Schilling Library memorabilia on the first floor
  • a Zeiss microscope on the balcony.

Rotating exhibits include:

  • one case in the main lobby
  • three cases in the mezzanine
  • four cases on the lower lobby
  • one mila-wall with six light gray modules (each 3 feet wide and 8 feet tall) located in the mezzanine.

Gallery Policy

Exhibits should be related to health sciences and medicine. Items displayed on the mila-wall should be two-dimensional. The mila-wall is in a public space and cannot be locked. Library visitors can see the herb garden during library hours by way of the outside staircase to the left of the Searle Center entrance.