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WHEN: Thursday, April 7 / 4:30 to 8 pm WHERE: In Person, Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick ADMISSION: Free and open to the public. For all details, visit theevent page.
The evening features a screening and discussion of African Apocalypse with the filmmakers, and a sound bath by Sarah Yeung from SKY Sound Yoga, with instruments from around the world. Latin Bites food truck will be parked outside the museum. Plus, look for a new mix of artmaking and gallery games!
The film is co-presented with “Afrofeminist Ecologies: Relations, Disruptions and Futures,” this year's Global Africa and the Humanities symposium, taking place on April 7 and 8. Free and open to the public. Organized by Rutgers' Department of African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures (AMESALL).
Yeung from SKYSound Yoga
A Quilting and Social Justice Workshop
WHEN: Saturday, April 9, 23, Sunday, May 1 / 1 to 3 pm. The same workshop is offered on three dates, but space is limited:please register for only one date per person. WHERE: In Person, Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick ADMISSION: Free and open to the public.
How can art be an instrument of change? Join us for a special hands-on workshop with Maureen Kelleher, co-founder of the Social Justice Collaboration Quilts Project, whose goals are to support artists who work behind prison walls and give voice to the political consciousness of imprisoned and free quilters.
program is made possible by an IDEA Innovation Grant Award from Rutgers
University's Division of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement.
Kenya and Sharif (assembled and hand quilted by Maureen Kelleher), Harriet Tubman: Footsteps to Freedom, 2018. Cotton fabric, leather, cotton batting, thread, pencil. Courtesy of Maureen Kelleher. Photo Max Yawney.
WHEN: Sunday, April 10 / 10 am to 12 noon WHERE: In Person, Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick
The Zimmerli welcomes members back into the museum!
Honoré Daumier, L'Exposition universelle: - Auras-tu bientôt fini de regarder ces châles?.... allons voir les mécaniques qui les font, c'est bien plus intéressant...... (à part) et puis au moins les femmes n'ont pas envie de les acheter!..., 1855. Lithograph on paper. Collection Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University. Gift of Martin Picker. Photo Peter Jacobs.
WHEN: Sunday, April 10 / 1 to 3 pm WHERE: In Person, Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick ADMISSION: free
Art Togetheris the Zimmerli's FREE drop-in family art workshop series.
Unidentified Artist, Exposition Universelle de Paris, 1889, 1889. Color lithograph on paper. Collection Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University. Gift of Phillip Dennis Cate and Lynn Gumpert. Photo Peter Jacobs.
WHEN: Saturday, April 30 / 10 am to 5 pm WHERE: In Person, Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick
Rutgers Day returns to campus!
Explore the gallerieson your own or with our self-guided activities and create your own art project! Free and open to the public.
WHEN: June 27 - July 29; Morning, Afternoon, or Full-Day Sessions WHERE: In Person, Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick
Registration is now open!
We cannot be more excited to welcome young artists, ages 7-14, back to the museum to explore their own creativity and expression - and learn some new techniques - all in a fun and encouraging environment. Session descriptions and registration information is available here.
Art Seiden, "Squirrels live in trees..." from Zoo Animals for Children, published 1963. Gouache on illustration board. Collection Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers. Gift of the artist. Photo Peter Jacobs.
This past December, members of the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra gathered at the museum to record music in the galleries for the series “Subversives: Revolutionaries in Art and Music,” which explores artists and composers who went against the grain. Watch all six episodes on theNBCO YouTube channel.
must wear face coverings and maintain a safe distance from each other
while inside the museum.
Proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test may be required
for some programs.
Please check the specific program on the Event Calendar for requirements.
addition, some activities may have limited capacity.
Plan Your Visit
making your plans to visit the Zimmerli, please review the most current visitor information.
Free Admission Wednesday & Friday 11AM–6PM
11AM–8PM Saturday & Sunday Noon–5PM Galleries are closed Monday & Tuesday, but the lobby
& café are open.
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