The New York Public Library Spotlights Its Vast Collections as It Celebrates 100 Years

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NEW YORK, NY.- The New York Public Library featurs over 250 artifacts from its incredible research collections in the new exhibition Celebrating 100 Years, which opened on May 14th at the Library’s landmark Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. The exhibition – a cornerstone of the Library’s celebration of the Schwarzman Building’s 100th birthday – is organized by independent curator Thomas Mellins and shines a spotlight on items spanning thousands of years and representing the worlds of literature, dance, social activism, invention, exploration, religion, history and innumerable other intellectual disciplines and creative pursuits. Artifacts belonging to literary giants such as William Shakespeare, Charlotte Bronte and Jorge Luis Borges complements historically important items related to a wide variety of issues and events, from the Age of Discovery, to the creation of the Sovie