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Connecticut College remembers Charles Chu with a special exhibition of privately owned works

01/28/2009

In honor of the late Charles Chi-Jung Chu, master painter, calligrapher, scholar and emeritus professor of Chinese at Connecticut College, the Department of Art History and Architectural Studies and the Charles E. Shain Library will co-sponsor a special exhibition of his paintings from the private collections of college faculty, staff and alumni.

The exhibit, which will be on display in the Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room in the Shain Library, will open with a Feb. 8 ceremony at 4:30 p.m. and remain on display through April 20.

A coordinating exhibition, "Remembering Charles Chu," will be on display at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum from Feb. 8 through April 12.

For more information, please contact Professor Qiang Ning at qning@conncoll.edu or Susan Hendricks at (860) 443-2545.

About Connecticut College

Situated on the coast of southern New England, Connecticut College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with 1900 students from all across the country and throughout the world. On the college´s 750-acre arboretum campus overlooking Long Island Sound, students and faculty create a vibrant social, cultural and intellectual community enriched by diverse perspectives. The college, founded in 1911, is known for its unique combination of interdisciplinary studies, international programs, funded internships, student-faculty research and service learning.

For more information, visit www.conncoll.edu.

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