The T. Kimball and Nancy N. Brooker Gallery presents the treasures of the Field Museum Library on a rotating basis. It is located on the northeast corner of the upper level mezzanine of the Museum. This space is designed to be a serene and elegant place where visitors can view fragile books and fine prints up close.
The inaugural exhibition, Highlights from the Mary W. Runnells Rare Book Room, was installed in October 2007.
Exhibitions since that time have included:
From Prairie to Field: Photographs by Terry Evans
April 11, 2008-July 27, 2008
Louis Agassiz Fuertes: The Painted Bird
September 12, 2008—January 4, 2009
Masterpieces of Ancient Jewelry: Exquisite Objects from the Cradle of Civilization
February 13, 2009-June 14, 2009
Burnham Memorial Design Competition
August 21, 2009 - November 1, 2009
Lasting Impressions: Chinese Rubbings from The Field Museum
February 12, 2010 - January 3, 2011
February 12, 2011 - January 1, 2012