Artists Who Capture the Immigrant Experience, and the Artisic Side of Dirt, Are All Part of the Visual Arts Scene at Rutgers University-Newark This Year

Artists Who Capture the Immigrant Experience, and the Artisic Side of Dirt, Are All Part of the Visual Arts Scene at Rutgers University-Newark This Year

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Under/Over by Dahlia Elsayed   
Artistic explorations of the immigrant experience, Rutgers University-Newark student community outreach in India and Tanzania, 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.

 

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 galleryr@andromeda.rutgers.edu

through Dec. 24, Main Gallery, first floor, From There to Here: exhibition focused on the work of artists who explore all aspects of the migrant and immigrant experience

through Dec. 24, Orbit 1 Gallery, second floor, Planar Scheme: Kati Vilim

through Dec. 24, Orbit 2 Gallery, second floor, Daniel Patrick Helmstetter: The Slumberous Antiquity in Us

through May 16, U-Gallery, second floor, Sojourn: Linda Hu & Krissia Thaiane

through July 30, Messier Gallery, third floor, Under/Over: Dahlia Elsayed       

through Oct. 23, Pequod Deck, first floor; Making Meaningful Partnerships Through Service: RU-N Students in Tanzania

Oct. 30 – Dec. 24, Pequod Deck, first floor, Sowing the Seeds for Future Success: RU-N Students in India

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, Pequod Deck, first floor, RU-N Students in Nicaragua

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
through Dec. 24, Cooking for Change: photographer Steve Riskind and writer Doris Friedensohn

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