Healing Through Art, and the Artistic Side of Dirt, on Display at Rutgers University-Newark This Spring
pictured: (LEFT) Michael S. Fenton, Babushka, 2013, ball pen on paper, 9”x12”, courtesy of the artist and (RIGHT) Jane Dell, “Enough,” 2013, watercolor ink, collage on mylar, 19 1/2″x14 1/2″, courtesy of the artist.
Artistic explorations of healing, and Rutgers University-Newark student community outreach in Nicaragua, and the hidden beauty of dirt: These are some of the exhibitions on view this academic year at the Paul Robeson Galleries of Rutgers University-Newark. 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 is wheelchair-accessible, as is the Center for Law and Justice.
EXHIBITIONS AT THE PAUL ROBESON GALLERIES, PAUL ROBESON CAMPUS CENTER, 350 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BLVD.
Entrance from Norman Samuels Plaza, or from MLK Blvd., Mon - Thurs., 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., selected Saturdays. Information: http://artgallery.newark.rutgers.edu, 973/353-1610, or firstname.lastname@example.org
through May 16, U-Gallery, second floor, Sojourn: Linda Hu & Krissia Thaiane
through July 30, Messier Gallery, third floor, Under/Over: Dahlia Elsayed
Jan. 20 – April 1, Main Gallery, first floor (Opening Reception, Jan. 29, 5-7 p.m.), Empire of Dirt: an exhibition expanding the dialogue on the reviled, cherished, and most common of substances: dirt
Jan. 20 – July 30, Orbit 1 Gallery, second floor, Healing Through Art: A Collaborative Exhibition
Jan. 20 – July 30, Orbit 2 Gallery, second floor, Fertile Soil
Jan. 20 – July 30, Pequod Deck, first floor, Our Common Cause: Rutgers University-Newark Students Engaging Women’s Health in Nicaragua, Spring 2015
April 9 – April 23, Main Gallery, first floor, opening reception April 9, 5-7 p.m., Graphic Design Senior Exhibition
April 30 – May 14, Main Gallery, first floor (Opening Reception, April 30, 5-7 p.m.), Fine Art Senior Thesis Exhibition
EXHIBITIONS AT THE RUTGERS CENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE, 123 WASHINGTON ST., NEWARK
Jan 20 – July 30, Criminal Justice Gallery, fifth floor, Clark Stoeckley: The United States Versus Private Chelsea Manning
Drawing and writing in real time from inside the courtroom, artist and WikiLeaks activist Clark Stoeckley captures first-hand the extraordinary drama of The United States vs. Private Chelsea Manning, one of the most important and secretive trials in American history.
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-NEWARK
BY MASS TRANSIT: Rutgers University-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