Library Exhibit Gallery
In celebration of Black History Month, the Hallowed Grounds Exhibit entitled “Historicizin’ & Contemporizin’ the Black Aesthetic: Keeping the Legacy Alive” takes you on a unique journey into the Black experience, honoring the history and contemporary contributions of people of Black descent, whose experience is deeply embedded in the narrative of the American past, present and future.
Music & Media
Dolly Chu is a renowned multimedia Chinese artist of China painting, watercolor, oil painting, pastels, colored pencil, calligraphy, acrylic, and Chinese brush painting and calligraphy. The award-winning artist has had many solo and group exhibits and has served as President of Porcelain Artists of California. Chu has taught China painting at Tzu Chi University Continuing Education Center for five years. She also regularly presents community seminars and workshops on Chinese Arts.Read More
From the United States' earliest days the American West was lauded as a land of uncharted opportunity, with westward expansion the nation's ultimate destiny. California's mid-19th-century Gold Rush helped engender the myth of the state's endless possibilities. Late-19th-century descriptions of California as the "Land of Promise" and "Golden State" serve as further evidence of California's mythos and role in the American psyche as a place of affluence and growth.Read More
Library Core Floors 2-4
Read to Lead, a partnership between the Oviatt Library and CSUN Athletics, highlights the reading habits of CSUN leaders. An important part of this exhibit includes each leader talking about a book that has influenced his or her life and career. This exhibit sends the powerful message to the CSUN community that books and reading be an influential force in personal and career development, in building relationships, and in developing leadership qualities and opportunities.Read More