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The Archives & Special Collections gallery plays host to a wide variety of exhibits curated by the unit and by the University community.

The gallery space is on the third floor of the Learning Commons and Library, next to the Archives & Special Collections Reading Room. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. week days and by appointment when the Learning Commons is open. Email to make an appointment.

Current Exhibits
  • September 20 - December 10, 2021

    Curated by Prof. M. Antoni J. Ucerler, S.J., Director of the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History at Boston College, this exhibit explores the reality of Jesuit missionaries in Japan in the late 16th and early 17th centuries through use of Japanese texts, European rare books, paintings, and other written and visual media. Many of these missionaries were martyred by Japanese authorities and went on to develop mythical proportions in Jesuit rhetoric.

Past Exhibits