Howard Thurman: Philosopher. Theologian. Educator.
This exhibition examines the life and work of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary public theologians, educators, and civil rights figures, Dr. Howard Thurman (1899-1981). Selected by Life Magazine in 1953 as one of the twelve "Great Preachers" of the twentieth century, Dr. Thurman addressed more than five hundred colleges and institutions around the globe, received seventeen honorary degrees, and authored over twenty books.
A Noble Fragment Being a Leaf of the Gutenberg Bible
This small exhibition features a rare paper leaf from the 42-line Gutenberg Bible, which was printed by Johannes Gutenberg in the 1450s. The Gutenberg Bible was the first major book printed using mass-produced movable type and marked the start of the age of the printed book in the West.
Helen Deutsch: Pioneering Screenwriter
This exhibition highlights the life and career of award-winning and pioneering screenwriter, songwriter, composer, author, and journalist Helen Deutsch.
Constantin Alajalov: Illustrator and Painter
This exhibition features the artwork of renowned New Yorker and Saturday Evening Post illustrator, Constantin Alajalov.
BU Hockey Team
Boston University Archives
This three-case exhibition features material from the history of Boston University. The exhibition includes photographs of faculty and student life, articles about the BU's growth and progress, and printed material from the University's founding. The exhibition also features material from Boston University professor, civil rights figure and theologian, Dr. Howard Thurman.