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All exhibitions are free and open to the public.

BC campus in the 1930s

You Are Here: The Chestnut Hill Campus in Maps & Photos from the University Archives
Gargan Hall Landing, Bapst Art Library, Boston College; Library hours
June 14 – July 29, 2016

A selection of images from the University Archives showing the development of BC's Chestnut Hill campus since the college's move here in 1913. At left: aerial view of the Chestnut Hill campus in the 1930s.

Historical Monuments, Monumental Histories

Historical Monuments, Monumental Histories
History Department, third floor, Stokes Hall south
February 10 – August 31, 2016

For her "Making History Public" class last semester, Professor Dana Sajdi chose the theme of "historical monuments." Students used primary sources and other materials housed at the John J. Burns Library to research various topics and to curate this exhibition, which explores how built structures can be assigned different meanings and uses over time. There's an online component to the exhibit at


Voices Lost and Found: Remembering Three Women Artists Killed in Auschwitz
O'Neill Library Reading Room Back Wall
Library hours
May – July 2016

Leslie R. Homzie, Senior Research Librarian for communication, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies at O'Neill Library, curated this exhibition recognizing three Jewish women artists – writer Irène Némirovsky, violinst Alma Rosé, and painter Charlotte Salomon — who were among the six million people murdered during the Holocaust. Sponsored by the Boston College Libraries. At left: Charlotte Salomon, Self-portrait, 1940 (gouache on cardboard).


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