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Join The Zimmerli Art Museum in New Brunswick for Fun Events This Month
Join Us This Thursday Night at SparkNight:
Celebration and Dance Party for
American Stories: Gifts from the Jersey City
all details, including parking information & safety protocols, HERE.
Exhibition Talk: Meeting Tonight: Two South Carolina
African American Camp Meetings
Thursday, September 15 / 4:30 to 5:30 pm
Join us for a conversation about Southern
history, the natural world, Black religious experience, and photographic
practice, in conjunction with the exhibition Meeting Tonight: Two South Carolina African American Camp
Meetings. Artist Holly Lynton and Rutgers professor
Maurice Wallace discuss their collaboration on this project. Lynton's
photographs of camp meetings in the sacred outdoors are accompanied by
Wallace's homiletical meditations. Together, image and text convey an
emotional history and materialize a prayer for its undefined future.
On view through September 25, the exhibition is a
collaboration among Holly Lynton, Maurice Wallace, and the Gospel
Materialities Working Group in the Center for Cultural Analysisat
Holly Lynton, Tall Pines, St. Paul, 2019,
archival pigment print on paper. Courtesy of the artist.
Member Virtual Tour
Wednesday, September 21 / 6 to 7 pm
Hear insights from the curators of two new exhibitions
that spotlight various aspects of amateur photography and its role in art
Hannah Shaw, Graduate Curatorial Assistant, 2018-2022, and
PhD candidate in the Department of Art History at Rutgers, explores Snapshots! Selections from the Peter J. Cohen Gift,
a compilation of anonymous creators and subjects from the late twentieth
Unidentified artist, Untitled (Woman and two children in
front of car), undated. Gelatin silver print on paper. Gift of Peter J.
Cohen. Photo Peter Jacobs.
Stand Up! Reading and Book Signing
Thursday, September 29 / 5 to 7 pm
Join us for a reading and book signing in conjunction
with Stand Up! 10 Mighty Women Who Made a Change,
the exhibition that celebrates the debut picture book ofthe
same title by Brittney Cooper, professor of Women's,
Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers, with
illustrations by Cathy Ann Johnson.
Inspiring text and dynamic illustrations bring to life
both famous and unsung Black women who took a stand and made the world a
better place for future generations, offering young readers a call to
Plus: Learn more about casting your vote this fall
withRU Voting. Voter registration and
vote-by-mail application assistance will be available at this event and
SparkNights through November.
Featuring prints, photographs, and multimedia artworks,
this exhibition is the first time the university has conducted a
comprehensive and methodical review of its holdings of art by Black women
artists. The artists range from canonical figures—and Rutgers
faculty—Emma Amos and Kara Walker, to emerging artists Nona Faustine,
Atisha Fordyce, and Daonne Huff.
The exhibition is curated by Dr. Amber Wiley, Assistant
Professor, Art History, Rutgers University, and her students Jasmine
Daria Cannon, Kyle b. co., Helen Gao, Grace Lynne Haynes, Emily Hu, Grace
Kim, Desiree Morales, Michael Randall, and Audrey Roclore.
Saturday & Sunday Noon–5PM
Galleries are closed Monday & Tuesday, but the lobby is 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
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