- This event has passed.
Exhibition Reception and Panel Discussion: Maine on Display
All are welcome to the opening reception of our latest exhibition, “Maine on Display: 19th Century Wall Maps and Bird’s Eye Views.” This exhibition features a variety of gorgeous and detailed bird’s eye view and wall maps of Maine counties, cities, and towns, and includes popular viewbooks and postcards. The exhibition was co-curated by OML Executive Director Dr. Libby Bischof, and Rachel Gilbert, USM Senior History major and Race and Ethnic Studies minor.
In tandem with the reception is a panel discussion, “The History and Significance of Municipal Wall Maps and Bird’s Eye Views.”
Panelists include: Dr. Matthew Edney, Osher Chair in the History of Cartography, Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., Maine State Historian, Rachel Gilbert, USM Class of ’23, Co-Curator, and Christine Carpenter, Conservator, Green Dragon Bindery.
When: Wednesday, September 13
Exhibition Viewing and Reception: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Panel Discussion: The History and Significance of Municipal Wall Maps and Bird’s Eye Views: 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM
University Events Room, 7th floor, Glickman Library
This event is free to the public, and light refreshments will be served.