Tag: Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts

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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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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Award-winning Art Major Expanded Horizons with Business Administration and Museum Studies Minors

Award-winning Art Major Expanded Horizons with Business Administration and Museum Studies Minors

By Sam Starnes Jacob Foster transferred to Rutgers University–Camden from Camden County College two years ago because he wanted to paint his way to an art degree. “I really loved my painting classes,” says the Waterford resident who will graduate from the Rutgers–Camden College of Arts and Sciences at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden on […]

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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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