Exhibits

An exhibit displaying materials from the archives about the first women who attended Providence College.

Exhibits

The Phillips Memorial Library exhibits program highlights the rare and unique materials of the Providence College Archives and Special Collections. We also partner with campus community partners to curate and create exhibits in the library and across campus.  


Graphic for the Vital Service Exhibit with the following text:

"Welcome the School of Nursing & Health Science with highlights from the Providence College Archives & Special Collections.

Exhibit now on display at Phillips Memorial Library 2nd floor."

The graphic contains icons of hearts and a stethoscope.

Vital Service

This exhibit explores nursing and healthcare topics found throughout the college historical record and special collections held by the PC ASC. This exhibit will be on display through Fall 2023.

Library, 2nd floor

Kindred Spirits: A Legacy of Catholic-Jewish Interfaith Advocacy at PC

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Conference on Catholic-Jewish Understanding held at Providence College in the fall of 1963 and sponsored by the College and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), this exhibit highlights the ongoing history of religious tolerance and interfaith work at Providence College.  On display now through Spring 2024.

Library, main floor

A graphic for the exhibit Kindred Spirits with the following text:

"Kindred Spirits: A Legacy of Catholic-Jewish Interfaith Advocacy at PC"

The graphic contains imagery of the Christian Cross symbol and the Star of David symbol of Judaism.
A graphic for the March on Washington exhibit contains a scan of the front page for an organizing manual made for the march.

March on Washington

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. This exhibit highlights planning documents, letters, and reflections of people who attended the March. On display now through late Fall 2023.

For more resources related to the March, visit our research guide!

Library, main floor

Found in a Book: An Art Exhibit

Over the years library staff have kept all the forgotten materials left behind in library books on a pillar behind the front desk. Highlights of this collection are now on display through September 2023!

Library, main floor

A graphic for the Found in a Book exhibit with the following text:

"An Art Exhibit.

This collection was compiled by the Access Services Department of Phillips Memorial Library over decades. During this period, staff have kept all the forgotten materials left behind in library books on a pillar behind the front desk.

If you see something you recognize, let staff know and we can return the item to you."

For questions regarding our exhibits or if your department, group, or organization is interested in guest curating, please contact us:

The Phillips Memorial Library regularly updates the exhibit spaces, please contact the archives if you have any questions about past exhibits.