Glaser Gallery Exhibits

The Drs. Helen H. and Robert J. Glaser History of Medicine Gallery is a beautiful exhibition space located outside of the Archives and Rare Books Division on the Becker Library’s 7th floor. A list of past exhibitions displayed in the Glaser Gallery is provided below.

  • Base Hospital 21: Washington University Medical Center’s response to World War I
    February 2018 – June 2018
  • Introducing the Book: The Title Page from 1500-1900
    October 2017 – January 2018
  • “Skill, tenderly applied, works wonders” – A History of The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis
    June 2017 – September 2017
  • Books and Bodies: 500 Years of Printing Medical Texts
    February 2017 – May 2017
  • Legacy of Achievement: Washington University School of Dental Medicine
    September 2016 – January 2017
  • Glaser Gallery under renovation
    June 2016 – August 2016
  • Prophetic Illustration in the Paracelsus Collection
    February 2016 – May 2016
  • A Foundation for the Next Century
    June 2015 – January 2016
  • Celebrating 500 Years of Vesalius
    December 2014 – May 2015
  • Central Institute for the Deaf Centennial, 1914-2014
    June 2014 – November 2014
  • Barnes Hospital Centennial, 1914-2014
    January 2014 – May 2014
  • A Noble Material: A Small Sampling of Clinical Investigation and Human Experimentation
    August 2013 – December 2013
  • In the Next Room: Medical Treatment of Women with “Hysteria”
    April 2013 – July 2013
  • Occultism and Science in the Early Modern World
    October 2012 – March 2013
  • Bernard Becker Collection in Ophthalmology and Optics
    December 2011 – September 2012
  • Rare Book Collections and their Collectors
    January 2011 – November 2011
  • “Wholly Inadequate.” Abraham Flexner’s 1910 Report on Medical Education in the United States
    August 2010 – December 2010
  • History of Homeopathy in St. Louis, 1843-1910
    January 2010 – July 2010
  • Making a Place: Women in Medical Education
    April 2009 – December 2009
  • The “New” Medical Center, 1915
    November 2008 – March 2009
  • Dissection in Still Life, or the Published Work of Gérard de Lairesse
    August 2007 – July 2008
  • The 21st General Hospital Goes to War
    January 2006 – July 2007
  • Manuscript or Print? A Book Exhibit on the Renaissance Wars in Media Technology
    October 2004 – December 2005
  • New beginnings: The first decade of the Medical Campus
    February – October 2004
  • We’ve come a long way, maybe: 10th anniversary of the Academic Women’s Network
    March – December 2002
  • Muses and the Healing Art: An Exhibition on Medicine and the Arts
    January – December, 2001
  • Age of Smoke and Starch: Washington University School of Medicine in the 1950’s
    1999-2000
  • Dream city: Viennese Medicine as a Benchmark for St. Louis Doctors
    April – October 1997
  • Honor Crown the Worthiest: early 20th Century Perspectives on Medical Education from the Schulenburg and Bulger Collections
    August, 1996 – April,1997
  • The Keenest of Senses: Celebrating the Becker Rare Book Collection in Ophthalmology
    May, 1995 – July, 1996
  • Paracelsus: 500 years
    March – December, 1994
  • Realizing the Dream: Honoring the 75th Anniversary of Women’s Admission to the School of Medicine
    October, 1993 – March, 1994
  • Everything Nice: Sugars and Spices in Medical History
    July – September, 1993
    January – April, 1995
  • Bodies, Bones, and Belligerence: China Perceived by Westerners
    February – June, 1993
  • Unpathed Waters, Undreamed Shores: The World of Renaissance Medical Discovery
    October, 1992 – February, 1993
  • The 21st General Hospital Goes to War
    June – October 1992
  • The Book as Patient: Crisis of the Printed Text
    January – May 1992
  • The Binding Influence: A Celebration of the Medical School Centennial
    October – December, 1991
  • A Tooth is a Sensible Bone: An Exhibit on Progress in Dental Medicine
    May – September 1991
  • McDowell’s College and Pope’s College: The Prehistory of Washington University School of Medicine
    February – April, 1991
  • Caliban’s New Master: An Exhibit on Renaissance Medicine
    September, 1990 – January 1991