-SOLD OUT- Obscure to Obscura: Unusual Artifacts of the Wolfsonian Collection

A special Obscura Day look at the museum's most unusual and rarely seen collections.

Miami Beach, Florida

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Join chief librarian, Frances Luca, Ph.D., for a tour of some of the lesser-known holdings of the Wolfsonian Library: an amazing binding of Camera Obscura; a hidden watermark Mussolini; some extremely rare stereoscopic views, mechanical works, and other strange and wonderful ephemeral materials.

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University is a museum, library, and research center that uses objects to illustrate the persuasive power of art and design, to explore what it means to be modern, and to tell the story of social, historical, and technological changes that have transformed our world. The collections comprise approximately 120,000 objects from the period of 1885 to 1945—the height of the Industrial Revolution to the end of the Second World War—in a variety of media including furniture; industrial-design objects; works in glass, ceramics, and metal; rare books; periodicals; ephemera; works on paper; paintings; textiles; and medals.


02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Eastern Time (US & Canada)


The Wolfsonian–Florida International University
1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139, USA