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Open Your Eyes to the Artistic Side of Hair and an Invisible City, All Part of the Visual Arts Scene at Rutgers University in Newark

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Polixeni Papapetrou, “Salt Man,” 2013, pigment ink print, 51.5”x51.5”, Courtesy of the artist and Jenkins Johnson Gallery, NY

Want to discover the many ways in which hair is represented in culture and the arts?  Or see the hidden beauty of “the invisible city” of a Newark artist? If you do, come to the Paul Robeson Galleries of Rutgers University in Newark and the John Cotton Dana Library’s Dana Gallery. 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.  The Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers Center for Law and Justice and the Dana Library are wheelchair-accessible.

EXHIBITIONS AT THE PAUL ROBESON GALLERIES, PAUL ROBESON CAMPUS CENTER, 350 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BLVD.
Mon.–Thursday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; info: 973.353.1610;  galleryr@andromeda.rutgers.edu , or http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/artgallery/.Media contact: Anonda Bell, director and curator, Paul Robeson Galleries, 973/353-1609, or anonda@andromeda.rutgers.edu

Hair, exploring the many ways in which hair is artistically represented by contemporary artists, including cultural, anthropological, historical, and physical.
Main Gallery, through Dec. 24, 2013; opening reception Thursday, Sept. 12, 5-7 p.m.

An Invisible City Revealed: Sunmarie Allen-Burns, a solo exhibition of the Newark artist
o\Orbit 1 Gallery, through Dec. 24

The Image is the Message: featuring the work of graphic designers Ned Drew and Ed Walter; curated by Patricia Kettenring
Orbit 2 Gallery, through Dec. 24

Global Service in Action: Rutgers-Newark Students in Tanzania
Pequod Deck, through Dec. 24

 

EXHIBITIONS AT JOHN COTTON DANA LIBRARY, 185 UNIVERSITY AVE., NEWARK
(library hours info:  www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/h_and_d/h_and_d.shtml)

Fran Manola: A Scribe’s Life: Exhibit of works by the calligrapher/gilder/bookbinder, as well as sources for her inspiration and works by her students
Dana Gallery, 4th floor, March 12– May 30; opening reception: March 13, 5–7 p.m.

 

EXHIBITIONS AT THE RUTGERS CENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE, 123 WASHINGTON ST., NEWARK
Recent work by artist and academic Carol Shapiro featuring themes related to criminal justice issues.
Criminal Justice Gallery, through Dec. 24

Events and exhibits are supported in part by grants from the Cultural Programming Committee at Rutgers University, Newark.  Additional support for selected programs has been received from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

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:  Maps and driving directions at: www.newark.rutgers.edu/maps/index.php