Cabinet of Curiosities: Strange Objects from the Staff of The City Library

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Cabinet of Curiosities: a Collection of Strange Objects from the Staff of The City Library
Reception:
Tue, Oct 10, 6pm

Come see the strange things that the Staff of The City Library have collected. These objects display interesting or strange parts of natural history, geology, anthropology, and the arts. And, true to the history of the Kunstkammer, there will also be fake curios to discern from, if you can! (There were Cabinets of Curiosities with unicorn horns, witch hair, and coins from ancient societies depicting people with three arms).

The original Renaissance-era Kunstkabinett or Wunderkammar was defined as "an encyclopedic collection of objects whose categorical boundaries were yet to be defined."

Location: Main Library, Special Collections

Contact Information: 801-524-8200