Louis Burns Brock, Jay Brock, and Hank Brock Gallery
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The Louis Burns Brock, Jay Brock, and Hank Brock Gallery is located on the first floor of the Old Main Academic Center. The Gallery's reconfigurable and multifunctional exhibition space will showcase materials from the University Libraries and other programs and departments on campus. Exhibits in the Gallery are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
The Gallery was made possible by a gift from Louis Burns Brock, a 1968 MSU general business administration graduate.
Votes for Women! A Centennial Celebration of the Women's Suffrage Movement in America
"Votes for Women! A Centennial Celebration of the Women's Suffrage Movement in America" comprises 11 poster sized panels detailing the history of the suffrage movement in American, specifically highlighting the movement in Mississippi. This exhibit draws attention to the upcoming 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution allowing women the right to vote, which will occur on August 18, 2020. The exhibit is curated by Jenifer Ishee, Digital Archivist and Coordinator of the Digital Preservation and Access Unit, Mitchell Memorial Library.
Women Through the Years at MSU: 1900-2018
September 14, 2018
The exhibit shows the pivotal role of women since the University’s founding, highlighting women across all aspects of campus life. Images and artifacts on display show women in science, athletics, music, campus organizations, and leadership positions, and tell the story of how pioneering women have shaped the university and helped to make it what it is today.
Symbols of Our State: A Walk Through Mississippi Culture and Industry
September 22 - November 29, 2017
Curated by the MSU Museums and Galleries Committee, this exhibit explores and celebrates Mississippi’s Bicentennial through artifacts, art, photographs, audio and other materials collected from various areas of campus. This exhibit is funded by a grant from the Mississippi Humanities Council, through support from the Mississippi Development Authority.
The Life of Old Main
August - September 2017
"The Life of Old Main" featured historical photographs of Old Main Dormitory in various stages, panoramic images of the campus as it existed at the turn of the 20th century, and images of student life on campus. Other items on display included memorabilia, historical Reveilles, and rounds from a pine tree that once stood near Old Main, painted by Carol McReynolds Davis depicting Old Main, The Chapel of Memories and a Magnolia.
Please contact Sarah McCullough, Chair of the Library Exhibits Committee to reserve the Gallery.