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Sarah Boyd Alvarez Joins the Newberry as Director of Exhibitions
A museum educator and administrator for more than 20 years, Boyd Alvarez has developed, facilitated, and evaluated programs and learning resources for a range...
Announcing Our 2022-23 Research Fellows
More than 50 scholars will join our community as Newberry Fellows during the 2022-2023 academic year.
New Exhibition Showcases Pullman Company Maids
Opening June 3, Handmaidens for Travelers introduces the experiences of Black women employees inside the celebrated Pullman train cars.
First Annual Pattis Family Foundation Chicago Book Award to Be Presented to Dawn Turner for Three Girls from Bronzeville
The Newberry Library and The Pattis Family Foundation are pleased to announce the winner of the first annual Pattis Family Foundation Chicago Book Award.
Ira Glass to Receive the 2022 Newberry Library Award
During a ceremony on May 15, 2022, Ira Glass and This American Life will receive the Newberry Library Award in recognition of outstanding contributions...
NEH Grant Will Support Summer 2022 Institute on Chicago’s Role Shaping Modernist Literature, Dance, and Visual Culture
In the summer of 2022, the Newberry will welcome 25 college and university faculty for a three-week institute exploring Chicago’s groundbreaking artistic styles and...
Announcing a New Chicago Book Prize from the Newberry Library and The Pattis Family Foundation
The Newberry Library and The Pattis Family Foundation are pleased to announce a new annual book award for published works that transform public understanding...
Announcing Our 2021-22 Research Fellows
A group of 27 scholars will join our community as Newberry Fellows during the 2021-2022 academic year.
Lonnie G. Bunch III Receives 2021 Newberry Library Award
In a virtual celebration held May 24, the Newberry presented the 2021 Newberry Library Award to Lonnie G. Bunch III in recognition of his...
Newberry Library and UNAM Form New Partnership
The Newberry Library and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México have formed a new partnership so that students, teachers, and scholars from both institutions...