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If, At the Zimmerli…, written
by Nicole Gonzalez, is a new interactive children’s story about
the artwork in the museum. Can you find the nose?
Preview the exhibition Angela Davis—Seize the Time on a recent episodeof State of the Arts. The segment features interviews with the
curators and contributors, as well as footage throughout the
Visit our YouTube
channel, beginning January 9, for a new video with
guidance to create your own paper quilt squares. Learn
about patterns, fabrics, design, and what quilts can mean.
Materials Needed: cardboard or cardstock; glue stick;
pencil; several sheets of paper in different colors and/or patterns;
scissors; scrap paper for brainstorming. No sewing required!
Louisiana State Penitentiary Hospice Quilters, Love, 2016. Cotton fabric, cotton batting, thread.
Courtesy of Maureen Kelleher. Photo Max Yawney. From the exhibition Stitching
Time: The Social Justice Collaboration Quilts Project.
SEIZE THE TIME
Friday, January 14 / 7 to 8 pm
Zimmerli andPaul Robeson Galleries at
Rutgers-Newark are co-hosting a reading group exploring prison
abolition in conjunction with the exhibition Angela Davis—Seize the Time. This series has provided space for meaningful exchanges
around the themes and questions in Davis's influential book Are
It is facilitated by educator, scholar, and
Rutgers alum, Michael
Anderson. He also is a facilitator with Noname
Book Club, which is dedicated to uplifting POC voices.
New participants are welcome to join. This
fourth and final session initially addresses specific chapters, but
insights about the broader scope of the book and prison abolition are
Free and open to the public, 18 and older.
Registration is required. Visit the event
page for more information.
Terry Boddie, Prison
2018. Cyanotype. Courtesy of the artist. From the exhibition Angela
Davis - Seize the Time.
The Zimmerli's operations, exhibitions, and programs
are funded in part by Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey,
and income from the Avenir Foundation Endowment, the Andrew W. Mellon
Foundation Endowment Fund, and the Voorhees Family Endowment, among
others. Additional support comes from the New Jersey State Council on
the Arts and the donors, members, and friends of the Zimmerli Art