Arts and Culture

Exhibition Captures Images of Camden’s Past and Future

Exhibition Captures Images of Camden’s Past and Future

By Tom McLaughlin As Cyril Reade explains, the story of Camden’s transformation is a complex one. Like many northeastern American cities, he notes, the city experienced the decline of its traditional manufacturing base and the ensuing departure of its residents to the surrounding suburbs. However, adds Reade, a new chapter has only just begun. “Today, […]

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Free Concert Series Offers Morning Performances at Rutgers–Camden

Free Concert Series Offers Morning Performances at Rutgers–Camden

By Tom McLaughlin The annual Mallery Concert Series at Rutgers University–Camden will offer a wide range of free performances throughout the fall. All performances will be held on Wednesdays at 11:20 a.m. in the Mallery Room, located in the Fine Arts Building on Third Street, between Cooper Street and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge on the […]

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Scholar and Artist Named One of Graphic Design USA Magazine’s “Educators to Watch”

Scholar and Artist Named One of Graphic Design USA Magazine’s “Educators to Watch”

By Tom McLaughlin For his exemplary efforts leading the next generation of talented artists and designers, Allan Espiritu, an associate professor of fine arts at Rutgers University–Camden, has been named as one of the “Educators to Watch” by Graphic Design USA magazine. “I’m truly honored by this distinction; they have some great teachers on this […]

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NEA Selects Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts for The Big Read

NEA Selects Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts for The Big Read

By Tom McLaughlin Camden residents are once again invited to join an avid book club potentially numbering in the thousands, as the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts celebrates Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine through lively discussions and innovative activities in fall 2017. Thanks to a $10,500 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant, […]

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American Treasures: Donated George Segal Artwork to Be on Permanent Public Display on Campus

American Treasures: Donated George Segal Artwork to Be on Permanent Public Display on Campus

By Tom McLaughlin Beginning this fall, the new Welcome Center at Rutgers University–Camden will host guests of all ages – including countless prospective students and their families – offering a gateway for all that the university has to offer. Upon arriving, guests will get an early introduction to the impressive art collection that defines Rutgers–Camden […]

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