Bentley Rare Book Museum | Grand Opening Reception


Bentley Rare Book Museum

Saturday, April 22
5 - 6 p.m.


KSU Sturgis Library, Ground Floor
385 Cobb Ave, Kennesaw, Ga. 30144

Free + open to the public

Join the Department of Museums, Archives and Rare Books at Kennesaw State University for the opening of the first rare book museum in metro Atlanta on April 22, 2017! The Bentley Rare Book Museum, previously the Bentley Rare Book Gallery, looks forward to engaging with you through dynamic programming, free museum admission, and rotating exhibitions.

Opening Exhibitions:

Getting Medieval: How to Make a Manuscript

This hands-on exhibition of medieval manuscripts explores the book-making process and provides the opportunity to interact with reproduction manuscripts and tools of the era.

Modern Book Arts

The exhibition features the vibrant and growing field of handmade artists’ books, including a selection of rare books created in the last ten years from the Bentley Museum’s collection.

History of the Bentley

This micro-exhibition takes a look into the 25-year history of the Bentley Gallery, originally designed to represent a middle-class English library c. 1760-1820.

Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw GA 30144
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Phone: 470-578-6289
Email: rarebooks@kennesaw.edu
Office Hours: Monday - Friday; 9:00am - 5:00pm