Arts and Culture

Visiting Artists Program Brings World-Renowned Artists to Campus

Visiting Artists Program Brings World-Renowned Artists to Campus

By Tom McLaughlin The Department of Fine Arts at Rutgers University–Camden will usher in its new Visiting Artists Program with presentations by world-renowned artists Dona Nelson, Courtney Puckett, and Alex Da Corte this fall. The talks, which are free of charge and open to the public, will be held from 11:20 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. […]

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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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