Shain Library First Floor Exhibition Area
Expanding the Herd: The Impact of Coeducation at Connecticut College
This May we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first fully coed class at Conn. Beyond simply expanding the population of the College, coeducation brought about changes in the campus's curriculum, traditions, and culture. This exhibit looks at that first class and the development of a coeducational campus
Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room
Bamboo: Chinese Paintings from the Chu-Griffis Collection
Plant studies are a common feature of traditional Chinese watercolor and perhaps no plant is painted more frequently than bamboo. This exhibit presents the fourteen examples of bamboo paintings from the Chu-Griffis Collection of Asian Art.
Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives
100 Years of the Palmer Library
Connecticut College's first library building opened in the spring of 1923. This exhibit features the planning and construction of that building (now the Blaustein Center for the Humanities) and the earliest library collection.