|"A collective human achievement: the James Webb Space Telescope" - An exhibit showing the development and observations of the Webb space telescope. Contributions by Longitude Fellows from Rice University.|
|1st floor Hobby Information Concourse||"Rice's Homecoming Court: 1948-2009" - This timeline explores the serious and not so serious history of the Homecoming court at Rice. Information found in The Rice Thresher and The Campanile, which has inconsistently recorded the court over the years. Bill the Cat is a favorite.|
|1st floor exhibit cases at front left of Fondren Library East Entrance||"Joan & Stanford Alexander South Texas Jewish Archives" - Selections from the Joan & Stanford Alexander South Texas Jewish Archives (STJA) include rare books and archival materials focused on STJA's name change, Rice alumni, food, and World War II veterans.|
|1st floor exhibit cases at front right of Fondren Library East Entrance||"Joan & Stanford Alexander South Texas Jewish Archives" - Selections from the Joan & Stanford Alexander South Texas Jewish Archives (STJA) include rare books and archival materials focused on STJA's name change, Rice alumni, food, and World War II veterans.|
|Inside Woodson Research Center||"Replica of William Blake's Star Wheel Rolling Press created by Michael Phillips," presented by Woodson Research Center featuring this new item at Fondren Library and available for demonstrations in Spring 2023|
|1st floor flat cases outside Woodson Research Center|
Case #1: "Spiritualist Photography Featured in Rare Books at the Woodson Research Center" - The “Spiritualist” movement began around the middle of the 1800s, and was primarily concerned with evidence for life after death. The photography in this example shows purported spirits captured on film.
Case #2: Medieval facsimiles from the Woodson Research Center. This exhibit features research reproductions that capture and faithfully recreate the physical details of original medieval manuscripts.
|1st floor single case|
|"Tibetan Buddhist Sand Mandala Events." In honor of the Mandala creation at the Moody Center for the Arts, this exhibit includes books on the Manjushri, the mandala created for the event, the Vajradhatu mandala, and a 3D model of the construction of a mandala.|
|"Blackness and the "Classics" in the 20th Century" - Selections from the Limited Editions Club collection. A case study of how the rigid perception of "classic" literature expanded over the course of the 20th century, during the eras of Jim Crow segregation, the Civil Rights Movement, and its aftermath.|
|"Fondren Fellows" - The exhibit highlights the Fondren Fellows program, which funds Rice undergraduate or graduate students to conduct research or teaching projects sponsored by Fondren Library that involve skills, collections, spaces, or services related to libraries and archives.|
|Rice Memorial Center trophy case||"Archi-Arts" - This exhibit features costumes worn to annual Archi-Arts balls from our Historic Clothing Collection. The events were sponsored by the Rice Architectural Society as a way to raise funds for student travel.|
Fondren Library Exhibits