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February 25, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Grotesque 10
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The Grotesque 10: Amazing Architectural Sculpture from Ten American Colleges & Universities - ONLINE

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Armed with only a camera, a sense of humor and a host of frequent flyer miles, Mathew Duman embarked on a “grotesque safari”, traveling to 10 universities around the country to photograph the unique grotesques and gargoyles roosting on their academic buildings. Mathew found that this type of sculpture makes its home within a style of architecture known as Collegiate Gothic which was popular in the 19th and early 20th centuries. REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT VIA EMAIL at

The Grotesque 10 schools we will be visiting are:
• Yale University
• Trinity College in Hartford, CT
• Bryn Mawr College
• The City College of New York
• Duke University
• Northwestern University
• Princeton University
• The University of Chicago
• The University of Pennsylvania
• Washington University in St. Louis

This program is made possible due to support from the Friends of the Jones Libraries.