Lecture free and open to the public

April 22, 2011, 6 pm
Corcoran Gallery of Art & College of Art + Design
Frances and Armand Hammer Auditorium

Going National: Building the Book Arts Collection at the Library of Congress
Lecture with Mark Dimunation, Chief, Rare Book and Special Collections Division

Mark Dimunation was appointed Chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress in 1998. As Chief, Mr. Dimunation is responsible for the development, interpretation, and management of the Rare Book Collection, the largest collection of rare books in North America. He acquires materials, develops programs of lectures and presentations, and oversees the operations of the Division.