Year at a Glance


  • 22 Jul

    Splot Quartet (Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival)

    Friday, July 22, 2022
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Powell Library Rotunda
    10740 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    A free, lunchtime, chamber music concert in the UCLA Powell Library Rotunda.

  • 2 Aug

    Colón Duo (Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival)

    Tuesday, August 2, 2022
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Powell Library Rotunda
    10740 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    A free, lunchtime, chamber music concert in the UCLA Powell Library Rotunda.

  • 5 Aug

    Yu & I Duo (Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival)

    Friday, August 5, 2022
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Powell Library Rotunda
    10740 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    A free, lunchtime, chamber music concert in the UCLA Powell Library Rotunda.

  • 8 Aug

    Lyris Quartet (Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival)

    Monday, August 8, 2022
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Powell Library Rotunda
    10740 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    A free, lunchtime, chamber music concert in the UCLA Powell Library Rotunda.

  • 9 Aug

    Duo Novae (Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival)

    Tuesday, August 9, 2022
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Powell Library Rotunda
    10740 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    A free, lunchtime, chamber music concert in the UCLA Powell Library Rotunda.

  • 20 Sep

    Center & Clark Graduate Student Research Fair: Working with Paul Chrzanowski’s Early Modern Resources

    Tuesday, September 20, 2022
    3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    In fall 2009 Dr. Paul Chrzanowski donated his collection of seventy-two early English books to the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. Nine additional titles followed in 2014. The Paul Chrzanowski Collection is the most valuable and important donation made to the Clark since the original donation of the founder’s collection, deeded in 1926 and transferred to UCLA’s custody in 1934....

  • 1 Oct

    Objects Talk: Transformations in Iberian American Art | Los objetos hablan: transformaciones en el arte iberoamericano

    Saturday, October 1, 2022
    9:00 am – 5:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Bilingual Scholar’s Day | Coloquio bilingüe –conference organized by Ilona Katzew (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), Charlene Villaseñor-Black (University of California, Los Angeles), Susan Deans-Smith (University of Texas, Austin) This conference will be held in person at the Clark Library and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel. To attend the conference in person, you must register by submitting the booking...

  • 7 Oct

    Archive and Theory: The Future of Anglo-American Early Modern Disability Studies [DAY 1]

    Friday, October 7, 2022
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Helen Deutsch (University of California, Los Angeles), Jason Farr (Marquette University), Paul Kelleher (Emory University), and Jared S. Richman (Colorado College) Co-sponsored by UCLA’s Dean of Humanities, CMRS Center for Early Global Studies, Undergraduate Education Initiatives-Disability Studies, Department of English, Department of History, and Joyce Appleby Endowed Chair of America in the World This conference is free...

  • 8 Oct

    Archive and Theory: The Future of Anglo-American Early Modern Disability Studies [DAY 2]

    Saturday, October 8, 2022
    9:00 am – 3:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Helen Deutsch (University of California, Los Angeles), Jason Farr (Marquette University), Paul Kelleher (Emory University), and Jared S. Richman (Colorado College) Co-sponsored by UCLA’s Dean of Humanities, CMRS Center for Early Global Studies, Undergraduate Education Initiatives-Disability Studies, Department of English, Department of History, and Joyce Appleby Endowed Chair of America in the World This conference is free...

  • 22 Oct

    Gulliver, performed by Box Tale Soup

    Saturday, October 22, 2022
    2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –An original adaptation of Jonathan Swift’s novel Gulliver’s Travels commissioned by the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library All attendees must adhere to the UCLA COVID-19 Protocol for Organized Events. This protocol will be in effect until further notice and adjusted as needed to respond to evolving public health conditions. Face masks: It is strongly recommended that all attendees at indoor campus...

  • 22 Oct

    Gulliver, performed by Box Tale Soup

    Saturday, October 22, 2022
    5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –An original adaptation of Jonathan Swift’s novel Gulliver’s Travels commissioned by the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library All attendees must adhere to the UCLA COVID-19 Protocol for Organized Events. This protocol will be in effect until further notice and adjusted as needed to respond to evolving public health conditions. Face masks: It is strongly recommended that all attendees at indoor campus...

  • 25 Oct

    Disability Scholarships in Light of English Sources to 1666: Milton’s Sightlessness and the Depiction of Space in “Paradise Lost”

    Tuesday, October 25, 2022
    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    –given by Karmiole Fellow Joseph Nicolello (Temple University) This presentation was recorded and is made available for viewing on the Center’s YouTube Channel https://youtu.be/KHz-ndp9atE What is Milton talking about when he speaks of Pandemonium or the Garden as though they are actual places–and why did it take blindness for this vision to crystallize in earnest? The theoretical dimension of disability...

  • 27 Oct

    Sammelband Scientia: Collecting Dürer’s Books and Printing Instruments

    Thursday, October 27, 2022
    4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Seventeenth Kenneth Karmiole Lecture on the History of the Book Trade –lecture given by Suzanne Karr Schmidt (Newberry Library) This lecture is free of charge. It will be held in person at the Clark Library and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel. To attend the lecture in person, you must reserve your space by submitting the booking form at the bottom...

  • 4 Nov

    The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 1: Ecology [Day 1]

    Friday, November 4, 2022
    10:00 am – 4:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art, and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center and UCLA Latin American Institute. This conference is free of charge. It will be held in person and livestreamed on...

  • 5 Nov

    The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 1: Ecology [Day 2]

    Saturday, November 5, 2022
    10:00 am – 12:45 pm

    –conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art, and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center and UCLA Latin American Institute. Day 2 held at UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden This conference is free of...

  • 20 Nov

    Parker Quartet, Chamber Music at the Clark

    Sunday, November 20, 2022
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    NEW! Chamber Music at the Clark tickets are no longer distributed via lottery. Tickets for the Parker Quartet concert will go on sale at https://commerce.cashnet.com/CLARKLIBRARYEVENTS at 12 noon on Tuesday, October 4, 2022. Tickets sales are limited to 2 per person. All attendees must adhere to the UCLA COVID-19 Protocol for Organized Events. This protocol will be in effect until...

  • 4 Dec

    Markus Groh, Chamber Music at the Clark

    Sunday, December 4, 2022
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    NEW! Chamber Music at the Clark tickets are no longer distributed via lottery. Tickets for the  Markus Groh concert will go on sale at https://commerce.cashnet.com/CLARKLIBRARYEVENTS at 12 noon on Tuesday, October 18, 2022. Tickets sales are limited to 2 per person. All attendees must adhere to the UCLA COVID-19 Protocol for Organized Events. This protocol will be in effect until...

  • 7 Dec

    Works-in-Progress Session: “Lustrous Matters: Aventurine Glass in the Early Modern World”

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    -presented by Cynthia Fang, Ph.D. Student, Department of Art History, University of California, Los Angeles Hosted by the Early Modern Research Group Online event via Zoom To register for this event, please email the Early Modern Research Group. Glass––and especially aventurine glass––is a compelling material for tracing connections between makers, spaces, agents, trade and diplomatic circuits, as well as desires...

  • 8 Jan

    Los Angeles Piano Trio, Chamber Music at the Clark

    Sunday, January 8, 2023
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    NEW! Chamber Music at the Clark tickets are no longer distributed via lottery. Tickets for the  Los Angeles Piano Trio concert will go on sale at https://commerce.cashnet.com/CLARKLIBRARYEVENTS at 12 noon on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Tickets sales are limited to 2 per person. All attendees must adhere to the UCLA COVID-19 Protocol for Organized Events. This protocol will be in...

  • 20 Jan

    The Short Peace Beyond the Line: Europe and the World, 1595–1620

    Friday, January 20, 2023–Saturday, January 21, 2023
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    The Huntington Library, Ahmanson Classroom
    1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108

    –Co-sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK), University of Birmingham, USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies, and UCLA William Andrews Clark Memorial Library   Between 1598 and 1618, a series of interlocking treaties and truces brought peace to Europe. The Civil Wars in France, the Anglo-Spanish war, the Dutch rebellion, even the...

  • 3 Feb

    Approaches to Sound in the Early Modern Atlantic World – [ Day 1 ]

    Friday, February 3, 2023
    10:00 am – 5:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Barbara Fuchs (University of California, Los Angeles) and Sarah Finley (Christopher Newport University) This conference will be held in person at the Clark Library and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel. To attend the conference in person, you must register by submitting the booking form below. No registration is needed to watch the livestream. This conference is free...

  • 4 Feb

    Approaches to Sound in the Early Modern Atlantic World [ Day 2]

    Saturday, February 4, 2023
    10:00 am – 1:15 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Barbara Fuchs (University of California, Los Angeles) and Sarah Finley (Christopher Newport University) This conference will be held in person at the Clark Library and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel. To attend the conference in person, you must register by submitting the booking form below. No registration is needed to watch the livestream. This conference is free...

  • 10 Feb

    The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 2: Ephemeral Architecture – [Day 1]

    Friday, February 10, 2023
    10:00 am – 4:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center.       This conference is free of charge. It will be held in person at the Clark, and livestreamed...

  • 11 Feb

    The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 2: Ephemeral Architecture – [Day 2]

    Saturday, February 11, 2023
    10:00 am – 12:45 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center. This conference is free of charge. It will be held in person at the Clark, and livestreamed on the Center’s...

  • 26 Feb

    Cuarteto Casals, Chamber Music at the Clark

    Sunday, February 26, 2023
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    NEW! Chamber Music at the Clark tickets are no longer distributed via lottery. Tickets for the Cuarteto Casals concert will go on sale at https://commerce.cashnet.com/CLARKLIBRARYEVENTS at 12 noon on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. Tickets sales are limited to 2 per person. Face masks are not required but are strongly recommended at all indoor campus events. Program Joseph Haydn  (1732–1809) Quartet...

  • 8 Mar

    Item Not Found: Accounting for Loss in Libraries, Archives, and Other Heritage and Memory Organizations

    Wednesday, March 8, 2023–Thursday, March 9, 2023
    9:00 am – 1:00 pm

    A Virtual Conference 9 a.m.–1 p.m. PST –conference organized by Anna Chen (Clark Library, UCLA), Rebecca Fenning Marschall (Clark Library, UCLA), Molly McGuire (Oakland University Libraries), Nina Schneider (Clark Library, UCLA), and Emily Spunaugle (Oakland University Libraries) This event is free of charge, but you must register to attend in advance. All audience members will receive instructions via email after...

  • 16 Mar

    The Past, Present, And Future of “Le Rapt De La Négresse”

    Thursday, March 16, 2023
    5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
    Dodd Hall 275
    315 Portola Pl, UCLA Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90095

    –Joanna Woodall (Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London) Event co-sponsored by UCLA Department of Art History and the UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies. Made possible by Edward W. Carter Program Funds for European Art Joanna Woodall is Professor Emerita at the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. She has specialised in Netherlandish visual culture during the...

  • 19 Mar

    Telegraph Quartet with Soprano Abigail Fischer, Chamber Music at the Clark

    Sunday, March 19, 2023
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    NEW! Chamber Music at the Clark tickets are no longer distributed via lottery. Tickets for the Telegraph Quartet with Soprano Abigail Fischer concert will go on sale at https://commerce.cashnet.com/CLARKLIBRARYEVENTS at 12 noon on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. Tickets sales are limited to 2 per person. Face masks are not required but are strongly recommended at all indoor campus events. Program...

  • 14 Apr

    The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 3: Imperialism [Day 1]

    Friday, April 14, 2023
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center and UCLA Latin American Institute.. This conference is free of charge. It will be held in person and livestreamed on...

  • 14 Apr

    The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 3: Imperialism [Day 2]

    Friday, April 14, 2023
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center and UCLA Latin American Institute. This conference is free of charge. It will be held in person and livestreamed on...

  • 23 Apr

    Augustin Hadelich, Chamber Music at the Clark

    Sunday, April 23, 2023
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    NEW! Chamber Music at the Clark tickets are no longer distributed via lottery. Tickets for the Augustin Hadelich concert will go on sale at https://commerce.cashnet.com/CLARKLIBRARYEVENTS at 12 noon on Tuesday, March 7, 2023. Tickets sales are limited to 2 per person. Face masks are not required but are strongly recommended at all indoor campus events. Program Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)...

  • 7 May

    Balourdet Quartet, Chamber Music at the Clark

    Sunday, May 7, 2023
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    NEW! Chamber Music at the Clark tickets are no longer distributed via lottery. Tickets for the Balourdet Quartet concert will go on sale at https://commerce.cashnet.com/CLARKLIBRARYEVENTS at 12 noon on Tuesday, March 21, 2023. Tickets sales are limited to 2 per person. Face masks are not required but are strongly recommended at all indoor campus events. Program Douglas J. Cuomo (1958–...

  • 19 May

    From Bodies to Things: The Commodification of Human Life in the Early Modern Atlantic [Day 1]

    Friday, May 19, 2023
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Tawny Paul and Andrew Apter (University of California, Los Angeles) This conference is free of charge. To attend the conference in person, you must reserve your space by submitting the booking form at the bottom of this page. Bookings close on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Face masks are not required but are strongly recommended...