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Galleries and Lectures
- American Popular Culture
- Various themes of education are found on
the covers of Liberty Magazine, Collier's
Magazine, and the Saturday Evening Post.
- Burton Hall
& Gopher Yearbook
- Burton Hall, the University of
Minnesota's first library building, has been
an important focal point throughout years of
student life. Representations of Burton Hall
from within the pages of the student
yearbook "The Gopher."
- Chiron the Educator
- Chiron - Centaurus - Sagittarius: the
appearance of the first educator celebrated
in western civilization has been preserved
since classical antiquity.
Choir Stall Carvings
- Themes antithetic to those sung in the
choirs were often sculpted into the stalls.
This is as true of education themes as it is
in general, and nowhere more so than in
- Emblem Books
- Throughout the 16th & 17th centuries,
Emblem Books were a popular means of
- Grammar as Teacher
- Personified throughout the ages,
different versions of Grammar are found in
multiple mediums, as well as locations.
- Japanese Iconography links the
perception and interpretation of the artist
with a description of the society that
created a demand for these images.
- Jesus at School
- Did Jesus of Nazareth go to school? This
tour presents school scenes from Jesus'
Orbis Sensualium Pictus
- Orbis Sensualium Pictus, an
illustrated school text book, was a model
for a number of other school books.
- Poetry: Antiquity to Twentieth Century
- This exhibition features selections of
verbal representations in Occidental
didactic poems and other poetry depicting
- St. Ann Teaching the Virgin to Read
- In this imagery of St. Anne and the
Virgin, the roles of mother and "classroom"
- Teaching Cupid to Read
The Seven Liberal Arts
- This tour takes one through space and
time to view various examples of the
- Study & Love: Aristotle's Fall
- Aristotle, tutor and counselor to
Alexander the Great, falls for the scheme of
the youthful monarch's paramour.
- A Wolf at School
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