Gallery Talks

A series of noontime gallery talks on Wednesdays is given by Library curators and specialists in the South Gallery, second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building for the duration of the First Among Many: The Bay Psalm Book and Early Moments in American Printing exhibition. For more information, please email [email protected] or call (202) 707–0185.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Curator Mark Dimunation, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, discusses selected highlights from the exhibition.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Eric Frazier, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, discusses the Eliot Indian Bible.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, Noon
Sara W. Duke, Prints and Photographs Division, presents “Benjamin Franklin, Political Cartoonist.”

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, Noon
Curator Mark Dimunation, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, presents “Printing the Revolution.”

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, Noon
Jackie Coleburn, Rare Materials Section, presents “Isaiah Thomas: From Printer’s Apprentice to Patriot Printer.”

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, Noon
Georgia Higley, Serial and Government Publications Division, presents "Freedom of the Press: The Peter Zenger Trial."

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, Noon
Georgia Higley, Serial and Government Publications Division, presents "Broadcasting Independence: Newspaper Printings of the Declaration of Independence."

Wednesday, December 2, 2015, Noon
Curator Mark Dimunation, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, presents "Early Colonial Printing."