UA Libraries, Special Collections - Moon Exhibit
Monday, October 28, 2019, 9:00 am to Friday, November 1, 2019, 5:00 pm
1510 E University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85721


Open July 20, 2019-Dec. 20, 2019
Monday- Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.  

This exhibit commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing and draws from a new acquisition of papers from Ewen Whitaker, associate research scientist at the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. 

  • Explore the science, history and culture of the moon.
  • Learn about the early art of mapping the moon.
  • See early books by Copernicus and Galileo.
  • Explore moon themes in sci-fi books and poetry. 

Visit the special collections website for more information. 

Curator-led Mini-Tour of the Moon Exhibit

Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. 

Join the museum for a free curator-led introduction and overview of the moon exhibit. Talk with subject matter experts who curated the exhibit. Each mini-tour will run approximately 15 minutes. Space is limited. RSVP required. The exhibit will be open for viewing following the tour. 

RSVP by Nov. 1 to Danielle Raines or 520-621-7833. 

Make a gift to support UA Special Collections here

This exhibit and mini-tour are presented by UA Libraries, Special Collections as part of the UAAA College and Campus Central 2019.