Magic and Illusion at Brown's Rockefeller Library

Are you still bummed that your Hogwarts letter got lost in the mail? Turn that frown upside-down, because Brown has you covered. Brown University kicks off the year with some fascinating new exhibits …

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Are you still bummed that your Hogwarts letter got lost in the mail? Turn that frown upside-down, because Brown has you covered. Brown University kicks off the year with some fascinating new exhibits and one of them taps into the realm of magic.

The latest exhibit is called The Art of Illusion: Selections from the H. Adrian Smith Collection of Conjuring and Magicana. Over his lifetime, Smith built up a private collection of books, manuscripts and other objects concerning magic and illusions. His extensive collection was passed along to Brown and now has its own exhibit in the John D. Rockefeller Library. Admission is free for and the general public is welcome to view these fascinating pieces from now until March 26. Visitors must check in with the service desk or call 401-863-2165.