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Ex-Votos: Visitor's Information

Everyday Miracles: Medical Imagery in Ex-Votos

June 23, 2014 - August 02, 2014

Location: Gumberg Library, 5th floor

Operating hours

8am-5pm, Monday-Friday

10am-5pm Saturday

Please note: Visitors from outside the Duquesne community should check in at the circulation desk.

ex votos

Image credit: Girl recovers from pneumonia 1925 Courtesy Historia Antiques

This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine.

Gumberg Amenities


Gumberg Library and the Ex-Votos exhibit is fully accessible for guests in wheelchairs.


Full restroom facilities are available on every floor of Gumberg library.


For refreshments, visit Starbucks, located in the Duquesne Union immediately across Locust Street from Gumberg Library.

Visitor Check-In

For security reasons, it is campus policy that all visitors to Duquesne who do not have a staff, faculty, or student ID card check in with a photo ID at the circulation desk, located at the main entrance on the 4th floor. We humbly request compliance with this policy!

The complete Building Access Policy can be read in full here.

Please call 412-396-6130 for visitor information or group reservations.


Gumberg Library is located on the campus of Duquesne University, just south of Forbes Avenue. Visitors may park in the Forbes Parking Garage, located on Forbes Avenue, between Chatham Square and Magee Street.

Directions to the library from Forbes Parking Garage:

Take the parking garage elevator to the 8th floor, which is ground level that side. Take the walkway and turn right at the circular drive. You should see the main entrance to Gumberg Library.

For parking hours and pay rates, please see Duquesne's Visitor's Guide here.

Library Navigation

The main entrance to Gumberg library is located on Locust Street. You will enter there on the 4th floor of Gumberg library. The circulation desk is immediately opposite the entryway. See a circulation staffer to check in with a photo ID and get a brochure for the Ex-Votos exhibit.

Ride the elevators (located on your right as you enter the building) or take the stairs (on your far right) up to the 5th floor for the exhibit. On the 5th floor, walk up the left-hand aisle until you have reached the open study space. The exhibit is displayed on an interior wall there.

Subject Guide

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