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Big Ten: Art

To celebrate the Scarlet Knights’ entry into the Big Ten athletic conference, the Zimmerli is spotlighting ten intriguing works of art from the permanent collection. The selections are chosen by the museum's curatorial staff and graduate assistants, and unveiled at Art After Hours during each month of the academic year.

Image Gallery

June 2015
Théodore-Joseph Deck, La Japonaise, 1876

Art After Hours: First Tuesdays

Art After Hours: First Tuesdays
July 2 / 5 to 9 pm

Join us for some cool art on a hot evening at our July Art After Hours! The evening’s offerings include curator-led exhibition tours, a conversation on living an artful life with two New Jersey artists, live music, refreshments, and more! This evening is presented in collaboration with our friends at AARP, and is free and open to the public.

Rutgers Day

Saturday, April 27, 2019 / 10 am to 4 pm
A Zimmerli tradition continues as the museum welcomes visitors to participate in the university's annual Rutgers Day! This FREE celebration includes tours and family-friendly activities throughout the day.

Rutgers Day 2019 activities at the Zimmerli:

Lectures, Films, and Performances

Picturing Limits and Pushing Boundaries: John Marin’s Drawings of New York City
Thursday, April 11 / 3:30pm

Josephine White Rodgers discusses John Marin’s long artistic engagement with New York City, whose dramatically changing form he captured in drawings and paintings over several decades. Rodgers received her PhD in art history from Rutgers in 2015 and is currently the Marcia Brady Tucker Fellow in American Paintings and Sculpture at the Yale University Art Gallery.

Programs & Events Overview

The Zimmerli offers a variety of entertaining and educational programs and events for audiences of all ages. Enjoy symposia for students and scholars, drawing classes, hands-on activities for families, summer art camp for young people, training programs with in-service credit for teachers, and more. Free First Sundays offers complimentary admission to all on the first Sunday of each month. Members receive free or reduced admission to many programs; in addition, a variety of special member-only programs are offered.