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Rare Books and Special Collections Library

Exhibitions

2009_spotlight_on_youssef Spotlight on Youssef Chahine: Selections from the Rare Books and Special Collections Library
February 2009
2008_van-leo_un_fotografo.jpg Van-Leo: Un Fotografo Armeno al Cairo
Castello di San Giusto, Trieste
March - May 2008
2007_naguib_mahfouz_child.jpg Naguib Mahfouz: Child of the Alley, Writer for the World - An Exhibition of AUC Press Publications, Foreign-Language Editions, and Selections from the Rare Books and Special Collections Library
December 2006 - December 2007
2005_cairo_and_its_people.jpg Cairo and Its People: Selections from the Rare Books and Special Collections Library's Van-Leo and Creswell Collections
September - December 2005
2005_architectural_visions.jpg Traumbilder der Architecktur: Gouachen und Zeichnungen von Hassan Fathy (Architectural Visions: Gouaches and Drawings by Hassan Fathy)
Deutsches Architektur Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
February - March 2005
2005_nubia_before_the_flood.jpg Nubia: Before the Flood
February - March 2005
2005_kairo_damals_und_heute.jpg Kairo Damals und Heute: Mamlukenbauten in den Fotografien von K.A.C. Creswell und im Heutigen Aussehen (Cairo Then and Today: Mamluk Buildings in the Photographs of K.A.C. Creswell and as Seen Today)
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Pergamonmuseum, Museum für Islamische Kunst, Berlin, Germany
July - September 2005
2004_hajj_on_the_pilgrimage.jpg Hajj: On the Pilgrimage
November 28 – December 12, 2004
  Nazar: Photographs from the Arab World
Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
September 2004 - January 2005
2003_creswells_cairo_then Creswell's Cairo: Then and Now: A Joint Exhibition of Photographs from the Creswell Collection and the Islamic Art Network (IAN) Photo Archive
December 2002 - February 2003
http://www.islamic-art.org/CreswellExhibition/index.asp
  Hassan Fathy, Un Architecte Égyptien (Hassan Fathy, An Egyptian Architect)
Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France
December 2002 - February 2003
http://www.imarabe.org/temp/expo/fathy.html
2002_berber.jpg Berber! An Exhibition of Imazighen Silver: The Jewelry of the "Free People" of North Africa and the Maghreb Postcards of Lehnert & Landrock and their Contemporaries
October - December 2002
  Photo Cairo: Van Leo
Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cairo
September - October 2002
2002_van-leo_tentation_temp.jpg Van Leo: Tentation/Temptation
Centre Francais de Culture et de Cooperation, Cairo
April - May 2002
  Egypt Described: La Descripton de l'Egypte
February - March 2002
2001_sacred_rivers.jpg Sacred Rivers: Featuring the Works of Anna Boghiguian
October - November 2001
2001_van-leo_the_chronology.jpg Van Leo: The Chronology 1940-1969
March - May 2001
2001_artas_portrait.jpg ARTAS: Portrait of a Palestinian Village Then and Now
2001
  Photographs by Van-Leo
Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cairo
December 2000 - January 2001
2000_hassan_fathy_centennial_2.jpg Hassan Fathy Centennial Exhibition: Selections from the Hassan Fathy Archives
March - July 2000
  Islamic Inscriptions: an Exhibition of Illustrations from the Collection Depicting the Varied Uses and Forms of Epigraphic Arts in Islamic Culture
February - May 2000
1998_homage_to_howard_carter.jpg Homage to Howard Carter: An Exhibition Celebrating 75 Years of Exploration and Discovery in the Valley of the Kings
February - April 1998
1998_van-leo_a_moveable_fea.jpg Van-Leo: A Moveable Feast
October 1998 - January 1999
  Going, Going, Gone: Conserving Rare Materials at the RBSCL
1999
1997_ancient_nubia.jpg Ancient Nubia: The Land and its Legacy
June - September 1997
  Glamour as Genre: Portrait Photography of Van Leo
November - December 1996
  Animals in Egyptian Art
October - December 1996
1996_through_others_eyes.jpg Through Others Eyes: An Exhibition on Travelers Accounts of Egyptian Life
March - May 1996
1995_passage_to_eternity.jpg Passage to Eternity: An Exhibition on Ancient Egyptian Funerary Customs and Beliefs
October - December 1995
1994_auc_building_history.jpg AUC Building History: Views from the Archives
October 1994 - January 19959
1994_cairo_revisited.jpg In Search of Blessings: Egypt's Holy Places
May - September 1994
1993_the_joy_of_egypt.jpg Joy of Egypt, Exploring the Nile Flood throughout the Ages
October - November 1993
1993_naguib_mahfouz_in_many.jpg Naguib Mahfouz in Many Languages: An Exhibition of More than 175 Published Translations of the Works of Naguib Mafhouz in over Twenty Languages
February - May 1993
1992_max_debbane.jpg Max Debbane
September - December 1992
  The Art of Paper Marbling: History, Samples, Techniques
May - July 1992