History and the Humanities


  • The Lilly Scriptorium: Imagining and Experiencing the Medieval Book
    - 03/18/2019

  • Between Two Giants: Latin America During the Cold War
    - 04/15/2019

Featured Course

Join us at the Lilly Library as we explore the world of the medieval book and the techniques and tools employed by medieval scribes, illuminators, and painters who created these works of art. You will also gain hands-on experience as you practice such things as basic gold leafing and writing with quill pens.

Psalter, in Latin [England, 15th century]. Ricketts manuscripts collection.

Courtesy, The Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.