Tuesday, January 3, 2012

FIRST WEDNESDAYS @ THE ZIMMERLI FEATURES MUSIC, ART

FIRST WEDNESDAYS AT THE ZIMMERLI

Vanessa Perea (Photo Jonothan Conklin)<br />

WHEN: January 4, 5:30 PM docent-led tour, 6:15 PM concert; 6-8:30 PM hands-on creative activity
WHERE:
Zimmerli Art Museum, Hamilton & George Streets, New Brunswick
ADMISSION: $6; free to Rutgers faculty, staff and students with valid ID, children under 18 and Zimmerli museum members

Art After Hours gives Rutgers University students and community members the opportunity to engage in a multifaceted approach to the arts. Held from 5 to 9 pm on the first Wednesday of every month, the series complements the museum’s innovative exhibitions with lectures, music and dance performances, exhibition tours, poetry slams, films, performance art, and more.

January's Art After Hours features a docent-led tour of the exhibition Abstraction in Sculpture beginning at 5:30 PM, followed by the New Brunswick Jazz Project's presentation of American and Brazilian jazz standards by the Vanessa Perea Band at 6:15 PM. From 6:00 to 8:30 PM, explore your creativity in the hands-on activity The Art of Paper Cutouts and Designs. Stop by the Museum Store for a complimentary copy of Newer Genres: Twenty Years of the Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios (CD-Rom) and 20% discount on all purchases. Details are available on their website.

(Above: photo of Vanessa Perea by Jonothan Conklin)

 

The Zimmerli's operations, exhibitions, and programs are funded in part by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; the Estate of Victoria J. Mastrobuono; the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; Johnson & Johnson; and the donors, members, and friends of the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum.