Special Collections on Display at Old Capitol Museum

Old Capitol Museum will present an exhibition of handmade artist books from Tuesday, Jan. 6, to Sunday, Feb. 1, in the museum’s second-floor rotunda.

The exhibit, The Book in Time and Place, was organized by the University of Iowa Center for the Book in conjunction with the first College Book Art Association biennial conference, which will be hosted by the Center for the Book in Iowa City Thursday–Saturday, Jan. 8–10.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. Regular hours at Old Capitol Museum are 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday; 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Thursday and Saturday; and 1–5 p.m., Sunday. Old Capitol is closed Mondays and national holidays.

Curated by UI Libraries’ assistant conservator Kristin Baum and Center for the Book lecturers Sara Langworthy and Julia Leonard, The Book in Time and Place features 30 artist books from the UI Libraries Special Collections dating from the 1960s to the present.