Tuesday, September 4, 2012




Art=Text=Art Celebration

WHEN: Wednesday, September 5, 4:30-9 PM
WHERE: Zimmerli Art Museum, George & Hamilton Streets, New Brunswick


Jane Hammond, Four Ways to Blue, 2006. Printed, cut, and collaged papers.<br />Sally and Wynn Kramarsky Collection, New York. © Jane Hammond.

Jane Hammond, Four Ways to Blue, 2006. Printed, cut, and collaged papers. Sally and Wynn Kramarsky Collection, New York. © Jane Hammond.

Explore the dynamic dialogue between art and language at the opening reception for Art =Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists. Art=Text=Art presents more than 100 American drawings, prints, conceptual works on paper, and artists' books selected from the internationally respected collection of Sally and Wynn Kramarsky. An online catalog features essays, works of fiction, and sound pieces by more than 35 guest contributors, as well as a discussion forum.

This Art After Hours event launches the museum's vibrant 2012-2013 schedule and includes an exhibition tour by the curators, Marilyn Symmes and Rachel Nackman; word games; and a performance by the Eric Mintel Quartet in support of their new CD, Just Around the Corner. The Museum Store is offering a 20% discount on Museum Store purchases and a free CD sampler to the first 40 store visitors. Complimentary refreshments are available. For program times and other details, visit our webpage.

$6 general admission includes complimentary refreshements and 20% discount in the Museum Store. FREE to Rutgers University faculty, staff, students, and Zimmerli members.


Lecture / 4:30 PM

Gain insight about the Zimmerli's collections and exhibitions through a series of lectures and tours designed exclusively for members. This special lecture by curators Marilyn Symmes and Rachel Nackman explores the exhibition Art=Text=Art. The lecture is free and open to all members. For more information:

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of Zimmerli membership, including bus travel to such locations as the beautiful Hudson River Valley scheduled for September 19, visit our website.


Art=Text=Art and related programs at the Zimmerli are made possible in part by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and donors to the Zimmerli’s Annual Exhibition Fund: Sustainer/Voorhees Family Endowment; Supporter/Jerome A. Yavitz Charitable Foundation, Inc.— Stephen Cypen, President.

The Zimmerli Art Museum'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; and the donors, members, and friends of the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers.