Arts and Culture

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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Two Creative Writing Professors Named Guggenheim Fellows

Two Creative Writing Professors Named Guggenheim Fellows

By Tom McLaughlin Since its inception in 2008, the master of fine arts (MFA) in creative writing at Rutgers University–Camden has served as a launching pad for successful poets, and nonfiction and fiction writers alike. A testament to the world-class quality of the MFA program, two affiliated Rutgers–Camden faculty members – Patrick Rosal, an associate […]

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Professor’s Artwork Selected for Display at New U.S. Embassy in Suriname

Professor’s Artwork Selected for Display at New U.S. Embassy in Suriname

By Tom McLaughlin Over the course of her distinguished career, Margery Amdur has served as a veritable ambassador of the arts. The associate professor of art at Rutgers University–Camden has displayed her inspired, mixed-media constructions in solo and group exhibitions and installations throughout the world, while offering countless students insight into her intuitive, meticulous, and […]

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Theater Program Caps Season with Broadway Hit “Proof”

Theater Program Caps Season with Broadway Hit “Proof”

By Tom McLaughlin The Rutgers University–Camden theater program will present David Auburn’s award-winning drama Proof in the Walter K. Gordon Theater on the Rutgers–Camden campus. Evening performances are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, to Saturday, April 8. A special high school matinee will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 7, and a matinee performance […]

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