Sunday, March 31, 2019

APRIL @ THE ZIMMERLI ART MUSEUM IN NEW BRUNSWICK

For Zimmerli Members - Last Call

Cocktail Brunch and Watercolor Activity

WHEN: Sunday, April 7 / 10am - noon
WHERE:
Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick
By invitation. RSVP to rsvp@zimmerli.rutgers.edu.

This members-only cocktail brunch reception includes a private viewing of the exhibition Becoming John Marin: Modernist at Work and features an open instruction watercolor art activity.

Tour, Talk, and Music: Art After Hours

WHEN: Tuesday, April 2 / 5 - 9pm
WHERE:
Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick

Stop by Art After Hours for exhibition tours of Tiananman Square, 1989: Photographs by Khiang M. Hei, an artist talk by Hei, and genre-bending music from Sound in Color. For evening schedule and details, including parking reservations, visit the webpage. (Khiang H. Hei, Untitled, 1989, C-print. Courtesy of Khiang H. Hei.)

Symposium: Tiananmen at 30: 1989 in International History, Law and Memory

WHEN: Wednesday, April 3 / 2 - 5pm
WHERE:
Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick

Bringing together a group of interdisciplinary scholars, this afternoon symposium explores the subject of the exhibition Tiananmen Square, 1989: Photographs by Khiang H. Hei. Both the exhibition and the discussion mark the 30th anniversary of the student protests and the subsequent events at Tiananmen Square in 1989. A reception follows. Visit the webpage for details, including parking reservations. (Khiang H. Hei, Untitled, 1989, C-print. Courtesy of Khiang H. Hei.)

Organized by the Zimmerli Art Museum and co-sponsored by Rutgers Global, Department of Art History, Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research in the Humanities and Art, and the Zimmerli’s Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Endowment Fund

Film Screening

The Gate of Heavenly Peace 

WHEN: Friday, April 5 / 6-9pm
WHERE:
Murray Hall, Room 301, located on Voorhees Mall next to the Art Library.

The recently restored 1995 documentary The Gate of Heavenly Peace will be screened in conjunction with the exhibition Tiananmen Square, 1989: Photographs by Khiang H. Hei. Including archival footage and contemporary interviews with a wide range of Chinese citizens, the three-hour documentary provides a compelling story of the rise and fall of the “Beijing Spring.”

Exhibition Celebration

Irina Nakhova: Museum on the Edge

WHEN: Saturday, April 6 / 6-8pm 
WHERE: Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick


Join us for a reception that includes a conversation between artist Irina Nakhova and Jane Sharp, Professor, Department of Art History, Rutgers University, who co-curated the exhibition. Nakhova and Sharp speak about the role art played in Soviet society during the last decades of the 20th century and how Nakhova's own practices evolved to shape those experiences for her viewers. The program includes an audience Q&A, and is followed by refreshments. Visit the webpage for details.