Celebrating the Lilly Library Murals

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American Muralist Ralph Gilbert and Joel Silver, Director of the Lilly Library
In this video created by IU Studios, the Director of the Lilly LIbrary, Joel Silver, sits in the Reading Room with muralist Ralph Gilbert to discuss the recently installed cycle of murals.  The murals in the Reading Room were the visual highlight of the 2020-2021 full-scale renovation of the Lilly Library.

The video uses footage and remarks from the Lilly Library Rededication Ceremony, which was held on June 18, 2021. It features comments made at this event by Michael A. McRobbie, President of Indiana University at the time of the Rededication. 

Footage is also included from the studio of Ralph Gilbert in Atlanta Georgia.
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