Arts and Culture

Grandma Moses Painting Donated to Rutgers–Camden by Alumna

Grandma Moses Painting Donated to Rutgers–Camden by Alumna

  By Tom McLaughlin Anna Mary Robertson Moses, known affectionately as Grandma Moses, became a renowned American folk artist for her pastoral landscape paintings often depicting her family farm, which were reproduced and distributed on greeting cards, fabrics, tiles, and wallpapers. One of the legendary artist’s original, lyrical landscapes, “In Snow Drift,” now graces the […]

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Sherman Leis and Julianne Baird Performance Begins Spring 2017 Mallery Concert Series

Sherman Leis and Julianne Baird Performance Begins Spring 2017 Mallery Concert Series

The celebrated Mallery Concert Series begins its spring 2017 lineup as Rutgers University–Camden alumnus Sherman Leis, a surgeon, professor, lecturer, and founder of Philadelphia’s Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, performs on clarinet with the incomparable Julianne Baird, a distinguished professor of music at Rutgers–Camden, on Wednesday, Jan. 25. All series performances, which are free […]

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Images Critiquing Contemporary Culture Focus of New Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Exhibition

Images Critiquing Contemporary Culture Focus of New Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Exhibition

By Tom McLaughlin Pointed images used to comment on contemporary culture – and not merely record it – are front and center as the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts hosts a provocative exhibition, “Sharp-Tongued Figuration,” through April 21. “These images aren’t focused on being beautiful, but rather serving as critical voices,” says curator Andrea Kirsh, […]

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Full Tuition and Living Stipend Now Offered for MFA in Creative Writing Students

Full Tuition and Living Stipend Now Offered for MFA in Creative Writing Students

By Tom McLaughlin Students in the master of fine arts (MFA) program in creative writing at Rutgers University–Camden will now have more time to focus on their literary pursuits, thanks to new funding available to full-time students that will cover tuition and living expenses. The grant, allocated by Rutgers University President Robert Barchi, will enable […]

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Writing Programs for Veterans Launch at Rutgers–Camden

Writing Programs for Veterans Launch at Rutgers–Camden

Everyone has a story, but for many veterans, telling it is not an easy task. To help them harness the power of the written word, a new series of public writing programs for veterans is beginning this fall at Rutgers University–Camden. The programs, offered by the Rutgers–Camden Writers House and Office of Veterans Services, include […]

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