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The Elmer L. Andersen Library gallery is free and open for public viewing 8-4:30 Monday-Friday.

Destination Shaanxi: Material Culture at the End of the Silk Road

Running November 8, 2007-February 15, 2008, the exhibit features generous gifts and loans from members of the USCPA-MN Chapter bringing to life the twelve centuries of decorative arts from Shaanxi Province, China. Highlights include a unique set of Huxian peasant paintings, ancient calligraphy commemorating Nestorian Christianity's development in 8th century China, and terracotta figures from UMN's Weisman Art Museum. This is exhibit is located on the library's second and third floors.