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Faculty Recognition Exhibit

From now until November 5th check out the Faculty Recognition Exhibit on the 2nd Floor of the library. The exhibit consists of titles that were selected by faculty members who were recently received a promotion or granted tenure in 2010.

These faculty were invited to select a book from the collection or a book to [...]


Antarctic Adventures Exhibit

Antarctic Adventures – an exhibit of photographs by Michael Wizevich, from Physics and Earth Sciences Department, will be on display at the Elihu Burritt library during the month of October 2010. On Monday October 18, noon, Prof. Wizevich will talk about his two expeditions to Antarctica. The talk will take place in Special Collections, at [...]


Nature Photography Exhibit!

An Exhibit of photographic nature art by Connecticut native George Ostertag will be featured at the Elihu Burritt library at Central Connecticut State University during the month of June 2010.

The framed photographic art will include images of wildlife, waterfalls, wildflowers, and scenic views of well-known areas and national landmarks in various parts of [...]


“When Humanity Fails” Exhibit April 19-23, 2010

The exhibit “When Humanity Fails”, brought to campus by the Hillel Jewish Student Organization, fills the growing schism that is arising between the dying generation of survivors and the new generation of youth that is struggling to comprehend the depths of evil that abounded in the Holocaust. While Holocaust education has certainly grown in [...]


Now on Display: Interpretations

Works at the exhibit reflect an effort to create a variety of solutions to the same problem. The eight interpretations of a single theme are offered.

I have always found it fascinating that a group of people can stand in a room and paint the same subject. The result is always a vast [...]


From Her Hands: Latin American Textile Art

“From Her Hands: Latin American Textile Art” opened at CCSU’s Burritt Library on February 1, 2010. This exhibit showcases three Latin American textile art forms handcrafted by women. They are Chilean arpilleras, Panamanian molas and Guatemalan weavings. The exhibit runs through the month of February.

Latin American Textile Art

Arpilleras [...]


Rex Brasher’s Birds and Trees of North America

Rex Brasher’s Birds and Trees of North America is currently on display on the main level of the Burritt Library.

Rex Brasher was an American artist who produced a set of books entitled The Birds and Trees of North America in the 1930′s. Brasher was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1869, and by the age [...]


Library Hosts Harry Potter Traveling Exhibit

“Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine,” a traveling exhibition opening at on October 6, 2009, uses materials from the National Library of Medicine to explore Harry Potter’s magical world and its roots in Renaissance traditions.

Exhibit panels feature the works of 15th- and 16th-century thinkers, such as naturalist Konrad Gesner, alchemist Nicolas Flamel [...]


Feats of Clay Exhibit

Throughout the month of May, “FEATS OF CLAY”, the ceramic art of Thomas J. Zaccheo, M. D., a retired physician and student of Vicente Garcia in Advanced Ceramics class, will be on display in the library. The exhibit will feature Dr. Zaccheo’s ceramics along with information and photographs documenting the process of creating ceramic [...]


“Where Art Meets Nature” Creative Arts Projects Now on Display

CCSU student exhibitors

As a follow-up to the second CCSU Night at the Museum this past week where 200 students submitted creative arts projects in response to the collections at the New Britain Museum of American Art, Burritt Library is exhibiting the winners as well as other student entries. This year’s theme is “Nature and Environment” and the [...]