UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State University Libraries’ new exhibit opening today (Dec. 12) commemorates the centennial anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize. Featuring Pulitzer-related materials from the University Libraries’ arts and humanities collections, “100 Years of the Pulitzers: Celebrating Our Humanity” will be on display through Aug. 30, 2017, in the Diversity Studies Room, 203 Pattee Library, on the University Park campus. The exhibit is free and open to the public during Pattee Library’s Arts and Humanities Library operating hours.
“100 Years of the Pulitzers: Celebrating Our Humanity” features the works of Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction and nonfiction writers, poets and playwrights who have championed the cause of social equality and democracy and who have significantly impacted American art and culture. Presenting more than 50 Pulitzer-winning display items, the exhibit draws from the Libraries’ rich assortment of book titles, as well as multimedia excerpts of Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, musical scores, fiction and poetry readings, and artist interviews.