Wisdom of Life


The Robertson Davies Library has four small display cases for students in the Book History and Print Culture Collaborative Program to mount exhibitions. Visitors to Massey College are asked to sign in and out at the Porter’s Lodge.


David Slaying the Lion. Colour wood engraving printed by Kronheim & Co.


Current Exhibition

Seals of Approval: The Material Culture of Early Modern English Indentures. Curated by Elisa Tersigni.

Previous Exhibitions

Printing Shakespeare for the Cold War. Curated by Alex Somerville.

Stealing Time: Design Bindings and Artist’s Books. Curated by Don Taylor.

Snuff & Stuff: Fifty Years of Massey College.  (See more). Curated by Elisa Tersigni.

Sports et Divertissements.  Curated by Andrea Stuart.

The Most Satisfying of Pastimes: 50 years of The Aliquando Press.  Curated by Kristine Tortora.

50 Manuscript Leaves: An exhibition of selected leaves from Otto F. Ege’s “Fifty original leaves from Medieval manuscripts.”  (See more).  Curated by Brian Maloney.

Material Narratives: The Book That Was.  Curated by Matt Schneider.

Fighting the Giant & Fighting Death : An Exhibition of Bible Illustrations from the Robertson Davies Library Collection. Curated by Elizabeth Klaiber.

Illustrating Illustration, 1733-1930.  (See more).  Curated by Jessica Duffin Wolfe.

Nineteenth-Century British Literary Annuals.  (See more). Curated by Lindsey Eckert.