Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Late September/early October  eNews at the Zimmerli Art Museum


The Zimmerli remains closed to the public and in-person programs are suspended until further notice. News regarding operations will be posted on the museum’s home page. For Rutgers updates, please visit Universitywide COVID-19 Information.

VIRTUAL BOOK LAUNCH CELEBRATION

 

Thursday, October 1, 5:30-7 PM EDT

 

Join us for a virtual book launch celebration of the exhibition catalogue Angela Davis: Seize the Time. The live discussion will feature a conversation among authors Gerry Beegan, Nicole Fleetwood, Donna Gustafson, and Lisbet Tellefsen, and launches a year-long series of programming for our exhibition Angela Davis: Seize the Time, opening at the museum in fall 2021. 

For further information, visit our virtual Events webpage on Zimmerli at Home. Attendees who register will be sent a 30% discount code to purchase the book through the University of Chicago Press.

Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund.


Image: Herb Bruce, Free Angela, 1971. Poster. Lisbet Tellefsen Archive. 


ART BEFORE/AFTER HOURS RETURNS VIRTUALLY

 

 

Tuesday, October 6, 9-10 AM or 7-8 PM EDT 

 

Join the Zimmerli Art Museum and Rutgers Global for our very first Art Before/After Hours! To help reach the Rutgers community around the world, we’re offering our popular Art After Hours program at two times - sign on at either time for a live program exploring our exhibition "It Makes Me Think of That Awful Day..." The Natural World in the Anthropocene, featuring contemporary art that reflects on human impact on the environment. The program includes a virtual tour, a reflection by Rutgers Human Ecology professor Mary Nucci, a live Q&A with the curators, and more.

For further information and Zoom registration, 
visit our virtual Events page on Zimmerli at Home. 

 

ZIMMERLI AT HOME / DIGITAL RESOURCE

 

 

Always open for online creativity and inspiration!

 

Visit Zimmerli at Home to experience the museum, wherever you are, whenever you want. Browse the collection, make your own art, listen to music inspired by Zimmerli artworks, and more! 

Don't miss two new additions to Zimmerli at Home, Artist Interviews and Online Exhibitions. Check back periodically, as new content is added.

 

MEMBER PROGRAM / CURATORIAL PERSPECTIVE

 

 

Tuesday, September 22, 5-6 PM EDT 

 

Join ArtTable, NY, and Donna Gustafson, Interim Director and Curator of American Art and Mellon Director for Academic Programs, for a presentation of Angela Davis—Seize the Time, opening at the Zimmerli in September 2021.

Already a member? Please email membership@zimmerli.rutgers.edu to be placed on the event registration list. Not yet a member? Become a Member now!  

Image: a/k/a Mrs. George Gilbert, 2004, video. Museum Purchase, Class of 1921 Endowment Funds for Acquitions. © 2020 Coco Fusco/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. 

 

SAVE THE DATE: MEMBER PROGRAM / ONLINE TOUR

 

 

Thursday, October 15, 11 AM EDT

 

Celebrate Everyday Soviet: Soviet Industrial Design and Nonconformist Art (1959-1989), which explores Soviet material environments from the 1950s to the 1980s by juxtaposing design objects with works by nonconformist artists from the Zimmerli. Two special guest curators from the Moscow Design Museum join Julia Tulovsky, Curator of Russian and Soviet Nonconformist Art and exhibition co-curator, and Jane Sharp, Research Curator for Soviet Nonconformist Art, from the Zimmerli.

 

Already a member? Email membership@zimmerli.rutgers.edu to be placed on the event registration list. Not yet a member? Become a Member now!

Image: Alexander Kosolapov, North, 1973, oil. Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union. ©2020 Alexander Kosolapov/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

 

DON'T MISS OUT!
REGISTRATION FOR ART ADVENTURES IS OPEN

Join us on Zoom for an 8-week virtual Art Adventures program, beginning October 13. This program is for artists of all skill levels between the ages of 7 and 14. Visit our webpage for further information or to enroll.