First Floor Exhibition Area

Service to All: Connecticut College in World War I, 1917–1918
August 25-October 23, 2017

For the students of Connecticut College’s first class, life was profoundly impacted by the United States’ entry into the first World War in 1917. Guided by the College's founding spirit of service and purposeful work, students came together to support the war effort on campus and in the New London community.

Lear Center Exhibition Area

World War I in Popular Culture
August 25-December 20, 2017

This exhibit features items from the Greer Library’s Historic Sheet Music Collection and the Lear Center’s Gildersleeve Collection of Children’ Literature.

Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room

Wang Ai: Flying Over Ancient Landscapes
September 21-October 8, 2017

Contemporary Chinese artist Wang Ai will present his new mixed-media works that juxtapose contemporary elements with abstract animal images, canonical Buddhist and Confucian texts, and traditional Chinese landscapes. Wang Ai’s art offers a dialogue with the Chinese art tradition in its broad sense.