Webster Library Exhibitions
We present temporary exhibitions of art and cultural experiences in the Library to enrich student learning and to foster a welcoming environment to Concordia students, faculty, staff and the general public.
Exhibition of illustrated travelogues from the late 1800s on display at the Webster Library
January 31 – March 22, 2023
Webster Library, vitrines and Discovery Counter on LB-2
Curated by: Stéphanie Hornstein
We invite you to discover the exhibition Journey Through the Stacks: Illustrated Travelogues and the Orientalist Imagination. The project features historic material from Concordia, McGill, and the Université de Montréal's library collections.
The exhibition was curated by Stéphanie Hornstein, Concordia Library's Researcher-in-Residence for 2022-2023. The project explores how photography was employed to illustrate and confirm a Western view of Asia and the Middle East as exotic destinations. The books gathered for this exhibition were common items in the middle-class bookshelf of the late 1800s and were hugely influential in shaping modern perceptions of actual places.
Browse past exhibitions by year
Location and contact information
Webster Library, LB-2 (main floor of Library)
Sir George Williams (Downtown) Campus
Library Exhibitions Committee
John Latour, Chair
Boi May Ang
Potential exhibitors are asked to consult our Library Exhibition Policy & Procedures before completing and submitting a proposal form.