Thursday, June 1, 2017

FINAL ART AFTER HOURS & DAY TRIP FOR THE SEASON @ THE ZIMMERLI ART MUSEUM

Art After Hours: First Tuesdays

WHEN: June 6, 2017 / 5 to 9 pm
WHERE:
Zimmerli Art Museum, Hamilton Street, New Brunswick
ADMISSION: The program is FREE and open to the public.

Join us for the final Art After Hours: First Tuesdays program of the 2016-17 season. The evening kicks off with a curator-led tour of Toutes Les Nouvelles – All the News: Current Events in Nineteenth-Century French Prints. The exhibition examines depictions of Parisian news items from the mid- to late 19th century – ranging from mundane political intrigues to serious foreign affairs – and artists’ varied approaches to the subject matter. The Ralph Bowen Trio, led by associate professor and ensemble director at Rutgers’ Mason Gross School of the Arts saxophonist Ralph Bowen, performs throughout the evening. Bowen performs regularly at prominent New York jazz venues and festivals worldwide. PaparazZi Café offers extended hours to accommodate Art After Hours guests.

For details, visit the web page.

IMAGE: Félix-Hilaire Buhot, [June 30th National Holiday on the Boulevard de Clichy], 1878, etching on paper. Collection Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University. Gift of the Estate of Raymond V. Carpenter.

Brooklyn Botanic GardenGeorgia O'Keeffe.Brooklyn Museum image

Last Chance!

Bus Travel : Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Brooklyn Museum

WHEN: June 8, 2017 / 7:15 am to 8 pm
COST: Members $135; nonmembers $155
Cost includes transportation, admission, tours, snacks, and lunch at The Norm
Visit the web page for details. Don't miss out!

The bus for Brooklyn leaves soon! Just a few seats remain for our members’ bus trip on June 8 to visit the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Brooklyn Museum, including a guided tour of Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern.

Founded in 1910, Brooklyn Botanic Garden is one of North America's premier public gardens. A 52-acre urban oasis situated in the heart of Brooklyn, it annually hosts more than 700,000 visitors from near and far, and inspires them to explore how plants are essential to life. Guests explore the garden at their leisure.

Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern takes a new look at how the renowned modernist artist proclaimed her progressive, independent lifestyle through a self-crafted public persona—including her clothing and the way she posed for the camera. The exhibition expands our understanding of O'Keeffe by focusing on her wardrobe, shown for the first time alongside key paintings and photographs. Guests receive a guided tour of the exhibition. Donna Gustafson, Curator of American Art and Mellon Director of Academic Programs, provides additional insight on the trip.

For registration and details, download the flyer.