Exhibits and Tours

The main exhibits take place on the University of Dayton campus in the Roesch Library building. Small exhibits of nativities from the Marian Library collections are shown at different locations in the greater Dayton region.

Tours

Self-guided tours are enhanced by descriptive labels and Seek and Find activity.

Guided tours for groups of 6 or more may be requested by calling 937-229-4214.


Between Rain and Corn

11.28.2015 - 01.24.2016

Roesch Library, first-floor gallery
Hours 
937-229-4234

Closed Dec. 8, 24, 25, 31; Jan. 1, 18

The Nativity culture of the Native Americans of New Mexico


From Hammock to Jar

11.28.2015 - 01.24.2016

Roesch Library, second floor
Hours 
937-229-4234

Closed Dec. 8, 24, 25, 31; Jan. 1, 18

How the Nativity is represented in different cultures and traditions

 

Railway into the Past

11.28.2015 - 01.24.2016

Marian Library Crèche Museum, Roesch Library, seventh floor
Hours

937-229-4214

Closed Dec. 8, 24, 25, 31; Jan. 1, 18

Follow a model train as it moves around the exhibit to the stations of events surrounding Christ’s birth and childhood in an exhibit that depicts the infancy stories of Matthew and Luke.


A Provence Welcome

Currently on display until early November 2016

Marian Library Crèche Museum, Roesch Library, seventh floor
Hours
937-229-4214

Closed Dec. 8, 24, 25, 31; Jan. 1, 18

The story of a French Provençal village, its colorful characters and how they receive the newborn king.


From Heaven to Earth and Back

11.28.2015 - 01.24.2016

Marian Library Crèche Museum, Roesch Library, seventh floor
Hours
937-229-4214

Closed Dec. 8, 24, 25, 31; Jan. 1, 18

With 71 figures from the collection of the Marian Library, this display illustrates the Nativity from the Annunciation to the crowning of Christian life, using the 20 Mysteries of the Rosary, culminating in Mary’s coronation and the crowning of our own lives now made eternal.

 


The Enchanting World of Collectibles

12.2.2015 - 1.24.2016

Gallery St. John
4400 Shakertown Road, Beavercreek, Ohio
Noon – 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday or by appointment
937-320-5405
dayton-gallery-saintjohn.org/

A rendezvous of Lladro and Hummel, of Fontanini and Boehm, and others.

 

Special Arrangements

University Libraries Exhibits

Roesch Library 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1360

9372294094