Abraham Lincoln exhibit at NSU, now through Oct. 25

A new FREE exhibit, “Abraham Lincoln: A Man of His Time, A Man for All Times,” at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center will explore the man behind the legend.

The free exhibit runs through Sunday, Oct. 25. “Abraham Lincoln: A Man of His Time, A Man for All Times” is a national traveling exhibition developed by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

It is also a part of the library’s year-long celebration marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. Related events include:

  • “Music in the Life of Abraham Lincoln” with Matthew Sabatella
    Sunday, Oct. 18 from 2-3 p.m. in the Library’s Second Floor Gallery

Sabatella, a professional musician, performs songs from the life of the 16th president of the United States on guitar, banjo, and dulcimer.

  • “Collecting Lincolniana” with Sheldon C. Kurland, Esq.
    Sunday, Oct. 25 from 2-3 p.m. in the Library, Room 2053

Kurland, a lawyer and book dealer, has been collecting Lincoln artifacts and books for more than 30 years. He will talk about how he composed his collection of “Lincolniana”, which is the books, papers, objects, and artifacts having to do with Abraham Lincoln, and is widely collected. A guided tour of the exhibit will follow.

The exhibit runs Friday Oct. 2 through Sunday, Oct. 25 at the Alvin Sherman Library, on NSU’s main campus at 3301 College Ave. in Davie, during the following hours:

  • Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sundays, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Funding for the exhibit was made possible through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. In conjunction with the exhibit, there will be additional Lincoln material on display from the private collection of Sheldon C. and Rosalind Kurland.

For more information, please call 954-262-4613 or visit www.nova.edu/library/lincoln.

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