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Exhibit Reception - Babbidge Library

Thursday, February 27, 2020
4:30pm – 6:30pm

Storrs Campus
Babbidge Library, Plaza and Level B

Join the Library for the opening reception of two new exhibits in Homer Babbidge.

Steven G. Smith Under the Dark Sky, Life in Thames River Basin Gallery on the Plaza, Homer Babbidge Library In 1994, the U.S. Congress designated parts of the Thames River basin as a Natural Heritage Corridor because it is one of the last remaining stretches of green in the area and boasts some of the most extensive unbroken forests in southern New England. The river and its watershed help define the borders of a valley that is unique among its East Coast neighbors, considered to be the last place where the dark night sky can be viewed between Washington, D.C., and the Boston metro area. Locals like to call the area the “Quiet Corner” or the “Last Green Valley.” This documentary photo essay visually explores the region.

Amanda Chianelli Mother: Process & Processing Norman Stevens Gallery, Homer Babbidge Library With a blurred line between life and art, my work explores the complicated nature of the female body as giver of life, the humbling and complex relationship of mother and child, as well as the housing of the unstable and erratic emotional landscape of mother/artist. In the battle between time and attention, between mothering and creating, I follow in the footsteps of those who have manifested joys, sorrows, and anxieties into their work, allowing the rocky landscape of motherhood into the studio.


Jean Nelson

Libraries (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Journalism, UConn Master Calendar

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