Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler
Exhibits Coordinator
527 Library West
George A. Smathers Libraries
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
Email: l.s.wheeler@ufl.edu
Phone: (352) 273-2564

Current Exhibits

All exhibits are free and open to the public during the same hours as the building in which they are housed, unless otherwise specified and with occasional exceptions for maintenance.


St. George Street – Between King and Orange
Map & Imagery Library
August 24 – October 23, 2015

SAnborn Fire Insurance Map 1884A display of Sanborn Fire Insurance maps from St. Augustine, FL focusing on the buildings along St. George Street, between King Street and Orange street. Specific dates shown include: 1884, 1888, 1899, 1910, and 1930.

Curated by Jennifer Farrington


Government House and the Stories of St. Augustine
Smathers Library Gallery, 2nd Floor
August 24 – October 23, 2015

Government House balconyAn exhibition in honor of the 450th Anniversary of the city of St. Augustine, featuring items related to Government House. Government House is located at the heart of this historic colonial town and is uniquely situated to tell stories about the long and complex history of the city.

Curated by Matt Armstrong, Tom Caswell, Jim Cusick, and John Nemmers


Celebrating UF Partnerships with Historic Black Colleges and Universities
Marston Science Library, 2nd Floor
June 8 – August 14, 2015

This exhibit highlights agricultural collaborations between the University of Florida and two HBCUs’: Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University (FAMU) and the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI).

Curated by Melody Royster and Suzanne Stapleton



Florida Citrus Labels
Marston Science Library, 2nd Floor

Alligator Supreme Citrus LabelReproductions of Florida Citrus Labels from the Jerry Chicone Jr. Citrus Crate Label Collection. The labels presented are primarily from the first half of the 20th century.



The Art of the Sketch
Quiet Study Area Wall Case, Smathers Library, 1st Floor

Sketch by Kenneth Treister

Featuring sketches by Robert Broward, Alain Huin, William Morgan, Alfred Browning Parker, and Kenneth Treister The Art of the Sketch presents the uniquely personal and visual exercise for architects that facilitates discovery into spatial relationships, light, and volume.

Curated by Cindy Peterson