Gumberg Library will host programming in support of the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Grant structured around the best-selling memoir, Lab Girl by Hope Jahren.
Join us for the keynote address of the NEA Big Read @ Duquesne, featuring Emily Graslie, the renowned science communicator and Chief Curiosity Correspondent at the Field Museum in Chicago. This event is free and open to the public!
Find more about Emily Graslie here!
A Juried Amateur Art Competition & Exhibition
Join us for an art exhibition held in conjunction with the NEA Big Read @ Duquesne, featuring artworks inspired by trees, plants, seeds, botany, or themes of nature reflected in our Big Read book, Lab Girl by Hope Jahren. To submit an entry, click here!
Photograph: Ressler Photography
Duquesne University is one of 78 not-for-profit organizations to receive a grant to host an NEA Big Read project between September 2019 and June 2020. The NEA presents NEA Big Read in partnership with Arts Midwest.
For more information on
the Big Read, click here!