Category Archives: Exhibitions

“Exploring the Manuscript Page: Scripts and Decoration around the World”—VFL Exhibition

Exploring the Manuscript Page: Scripts and Decoration around the World An exhibition in the Vatican Film Library in Pius XII Memorial Library 13 February – 30 June 2017 The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library—part of Special Collections in the … Continue reading

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“The Language Of Clothing In The Middle Ages”—Lecture and Gallery Talk

“The Language Of Clothing In The Middle Ages” Friday, 18 November 2016, 3:00 P.M. Pius XII Memorial Library, 2nd Floor Gallery The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library—part of Special Collections in the Saint Louis University Libraries—announces a public lecture … Continue reading

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“(Re)presenting the Medieval Body: The Role of Clothing and Textiles”—VFL Exhibition & Lecture

(Re)presenting the Medieval Body: The Role of Clothing and Textiles An Exhibition in Pius XII Memorial Library 12 October 2016 – 2016 December 31 The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library—part of Special Collections in the Saint Louis University Libraries—announces … Continue reading

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“In The Manuscript Margins”—VFL Exhibition Opening

In the Manuscript Margins: Notes and Decoration by Scribes, Illuminators, and Readers An exhibition in Pius XII Memorial Library, Vatican Film Library 26 August 2016–2017 January 31 The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library—part of Special Collections in the Saint … Continue reading

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Curator’s Talk — “The East in Script and Print”

A Curator’s Talk by Ben Halliburton, Department of History, for the Exhibit The East in Script and Print: Manuscripts in Asia from the Fifteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries Vatican Film Library Pius XII Memorial Library, Rm 105 15 April 2016, 3:30 … Continue reading

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“The East in Script and Print”—VFL Exhibition Opening

The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library—part of Special Collections in the Saint Louis University Libraries—announces the opening of an exhibition of manuscripts from South, East, and Southeast Asia, “The East in Script and Print: Manuscripts in Asia from the … Continue reading

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Meditations on the Life of Christ: Scenes from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library—part of Special Collections in the Saint Louis University Libraries—announces the opening of an exhibition of medieval and Renaissance manuscript facsimiles, “Meditations on the Life of Christ.” Between the end of the 2015 academic semester … Continue reading

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Exhibit Announcement: The Binder’s Art

If you have read my previous posts, you may have noticed my slight preoccupation with books not as texts, but as artifacts. I get excited about the physical evidence of how people made and interacted with books in the past, … Continue reading

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“Medieval Connections: Linking Body and Mind” – An Exhibition in Pius XII Memorial Library

The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library announces the opening of the exhibition “Medieval Connections: Linking Body and Mind.” Whom can you marry? How can you stay healthy? What forces regulate the universe and daily life? How do you express religious, … Continue reading

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VFL OPEN HOUSE — 29 September

Have you ever wondered what’s in the Vatican Film Library? Have you ever held a real medieval manuscript in your hands? Are you mystified by the arcana of paleography and sigillography? Are you a student in search of a dissertation topic, … Continue reading

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