Exhibition Gallery

The Special Collections exhibition gallery is located on the first floor of the Joseph Regenstein Library on the campus of the University of Chicago.

Exhibitions are free and open to the public and can be viewed during the Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center's exhibition gallery hours.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Visitors who do not hold a UChicago ID are able to enter Regenstein Library to visit an exhibition in the Special Collections gallery by obtaining a visitor pass from the entry desk in Regenstein's lobby.

COVID-19 protocols in Library buildings

Everyone in library buildings is expected to follow the current University of Chicago COVID-19 health requirements.


Individuals with symptoms of respiratory illness should get tested and wear a mask around others until the symptoms are gone. In other circumstances, the decision to mask is your own; we ask everyone to be courteous of others and respect their choices.

Proposing Future Exhibitions

Additional information is available for those interested in submitting suggestions for future exhibitions.


For further information about the exhibition program, please contact:

Special Collections Research Center
The University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Phone: (773) 702-8705