An exhibit of dance-related rare books and prints is on display in the special collections area of the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University. It will continue through May 10, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Tuesday to 9 p.m.), and Saturdays 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
"The Art of Terpsichore: from Renaissance Festivals to Romantic Ballets" displays 100 books and 30 prints, dating from late 15th to mid-19th centuries. One-third of the books come from the collection of Mary Ann O'Brian Malkin of New York City, who has the most significant collection of 19th-century dance books and manuscripts in private hands, said Madison Sowell, organizer of the exhibit. Prints are from the private collection of Madison and Debra H. Sowell.The rest of the display comes from BYU special collections or anonymous collectors and friends of the library. Sowell's catalog of the exhibition will be available for purchase.
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