Current Exhibits in Fondren Library

While visiting Fondren Library, be sure to check out our rotating exhibits.


1st floor exhibit cases near Woodson Research Center and Elevator C

Woodson Research Center Presents: The Stages Theatre Records

1st floor Hobby Information Concourse

"Art of Elinor Evans: Learning to See" exhibit features selections from the Woodson Research Center collection of Elinor Evans, award-winning artist and Rice University Architecture Department design instructor, including woven baskets and hangings, delicate collages, and a "portfolio of ideas" in mixed media on paper.

1st floor hallway

"The Beauty in Our Neighborhood," an exhibit of photographs by Robert Flatt in support of Pancakes for Parkinson's

Inside Woodson Research Center

This is Contemporary Art.  A Selection of exhibition catalogs from the archives of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

3rd floor Lovett Lounge Early history of the Meyerland subdivision in Southwest Houston
6th floor exhibit cases

"Rice and NASA: to the Moon and beyond" exhibit displays items in the Woodson Research Center which were donated by Rice scientists and astronauts during the long and productive partnership between Rice University and NASA.

Rice Memorial Center trophy case "Sammy the Owl: selections from our University Archives" In conjunction with Rice Athletics new branding initiative, the evolution of Rice Athletics' mascot Sammy the Owl is featured through photographs, memorabilia, and ephemera from the University Archives.