The John Arthur Dearinger Memorial Theatre Collection Exhibit
March 13 - June 26 - SCRC Great Hall - M.I. King Library
The University of Kentucky LibrariesSpecial Collections Research Center is opening an exhibit dedicated to the John Arthur Dearinger Memorial Theatre Collection in the Great Hall of M.I. King Library. Donated by UK alumnus Kevin Dearinger in memory of his father, the collection represents the work of over 1,100 mid-19th to mid-20th century actors and actresses, and is an abundant archive of over 2,000 historical items including photographs, postcards, playbills, scrapbooks, articles and autographs. Additionally, the collection features vintage vinyl recordings of prominent actors of the day reading scenes from various Shakespeare plays.
The Margaret I. King Library is open to the public Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.