A feast for the eyes: Fall 2008 exhibitions at the galleries of Rutgers University in Newark
Want to expand your artistic horizons? Come to the galleries of Rutgers University in Newark this fall, where art in several forms is on display. All galleries are open to the public free of charge. All dates and locations are subject to change; for updated information and additional events, visit www.newark.rutgers.edu/arts. Both John Cotton Dana Library and Paul Robeson Campus Center are wheelchair-accessible.
- Newark high school writers, poets compete in contest sponsored, judged by Rutger-Newark, MFA in creatrive writing program
- Rutgers university in Newark will host two award winning Portugeuse-language writers on Sept. 15th
- Theatre at Rutgers, NJIT: Live drama music, drama, comedy that’s close to home, for less than a movie ticket
- Jazz lovers have a lot to listen to and discuss at Rutgers University in Newark this fall
Exhibitions at John Cotton Dana Library, 185 University Ave., Newark
Exhibition spaces open during regular library hours, info: 973/353-5222, or go to
1st floor lobby
Irving Docktor, Noted NJ Artist and Generous Donor: Selected Artworks Representing the Career of the Noted Artist and Illustrator. Sept. 2 – Sept. 30.
Dana Gallery, 4th floor
• Chinese Watercolors by Hsu Dan and his students. Sept. 11-Oct. 31; opening reception Sept. 11, 5 -8 p.m.
• Resistance! An exhibition in collaboration with the 14th Annual NJ Book Arts Symposium, Nov. 7-Jan. 23. Book Arts Symposium will be held Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., $40. Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org, 973/353-5222.
• Ongoing Exhibition, Treasures of the Institute of Jazz Studies Collections
Exhibitions at the Paul Robeson Galleries, Paul Robeson Campus Center, 350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Newark
Mon.- Wed., 10 a.m.– 5 p.m., Thursday, 12 noon–7 p.m.
Information: 973/353-7610, or go to http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/artgallery/
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Main gallery, 1st floor
• The tenacious gesture of Alison Weld, Sept. 2 – Oct. 30; opening reception Thursday Sept. 11, 5 – 7 p.m.
• Specimen: Re-presenting the natural world, Nov. 6 – Jan. 29, 2009; opening reception Thursday Nov. 6, 5 -7 p.m.
Rumble Room, 1st floor
Saya Woolfalk, Three Videos, Sept. 2 – Oct. 30; opening reception Thursday Sept. 11, 5 – 7 p.m.
Orbit I gallery
Rebecca Jampol: Eastern Estrangement, Sept. 2 – Jan. 29, 2009; opening reception Thursday Sept. 11, 5 – 7 p.m.
Orbit II gallery
Fausto Sevila: Story time, Sept. 2 – Jan. 29; opening reception Thursday Sept. 11, 5 – 7 p.m.
Cultivating Tomorrow’s Global Leaders: Rutgers Newark Students Journey to Senegal, Sept. 2 – Jan. 29, 2009; opening reception Thursday Sept. 11, 5 – 7 p.m.
GETTING TO RUTGERS UNIVERSITY IN NEWARK
BY MASS TRANSIT: Rutgers-Newark can be reached by New Jersey Transit buses and trains, the PATH train and Amtrak from New York City, and by the Newark Light Rail, Washington Street Station or Broad Street Station.
BY CAR: Rutgers-Newark can be reached by the Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike, Routes 95, 21, 78, and 280, and the Lincoln and Holland tunnels. Metered parking is available on University Avenue. Other parking: Rutgers-Newark’s parking garage (200 University Ave.) or the Bradley Hall Lot.
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