The Walker Library of the History of Human Imagination celebrates humanity’s intellectual and emotional adventure of discovery, learning, and creativity by showcasing thousands of rare books, artworks, maps and manuscripts as well as museum-quality artifacts both modern and ancient.
The Walker Library of the History of Human Imagination is a private library and collection of artistic, scientific and historical artifacts. The Library was founded and is owned by Jay Walker. The 3,600 square foot facility is a wing of Walker’s home in Ridgefield, Connecticut. It contains about 30,000 books as well as maps, charts, artworks ...
Jay Walker, curator of the Library of Human Imagination, conducts a surprising show-and-tell session highlighting a few of the intriguing artifacts that backdropped the 2008 TED stage.
Discover Walker Library of The History of Human Imagination in Stamford, Connecticut: An Escher-inspired library dedicated to the wonders of the human mind.
The Walker Library of the History of Human Imagination was founded and is owned by Jay Walker, an American inventor and entrepreneur. Jay Walker, American entrepreneur and inventor. Walker, now 63 year old, is also a founder of Priceline.com (now known as Booking Holdings) and Synapse Group, and has been granted 935 U.S. utility patents as of ...
A Visit to Jay Walker’s Library, The History of Human Imagination May 25th, 2011 Medgadget Editors Medicine Jay Walker is an intriguing man, having a curiosity that has led him to amazing ...
the walker library: Video Tour. Tour the Library. A visit to the Walker Library of the History of Human Imagination is a celebration of human invention. The Library contains some 20,000 volumes and hundreds of museum-level books, manuscripts, maps and artifacts. These precious objects are housed in a unique setting that is itself a work of art.
In 2008, a few of the astonishing objects from Jay Walker's Library of Human Imagination provided the backdrop to the TED main stage -- and Jay Walker conducted a fun, three-part show-and-tell. Now, for the first time, he has allowed video cameras inside.
"About a dozen years ago, my collection got so big that I said, 'It's time to build a room, a library, that would be about human imagination.'" Walker's house was constructed specifically to ...