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Andy Weir’s The Martian


Join us for Tuesday Night Book Club! Hosted by Monmouth University’s Ken Womack. This month’s novel is Andy Weir’s The Martian. Andy Weir’s “The Martian” is a sci-fi adventure thriller about one man’s attempt to survive on Mars after a devastating accident leaves him stranded and alone.

Free and open to the public, but RSVP is required.

Mona Lisa Redefined

Pollak Gallery

Mona Lisa has been described as the most admired, written or sung about work of art in existence, possessing unique qualities that include the subjects mystifying expression, strong composition and delicate modelling of forms. This juried exhibition features works that “re-reimagine” Mona Lisa – whether it be in a new medium, new time/place, new interpretation, etc. and embodies how this famous work continues to capture imagination so many years after it was created.

Free and open to the public.

Hip Hop in the Round

The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University will present Hip Hop in the Round at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Monmouth County on Saturday, […]

Monmouth Alumni Coffee Meet-Up at Bell Works

Bell Works

All Monmouth Alumni working in Bell Works are invited to join members of the Alumni Engagement and Career Development teams for a cup of coffee and pastry on us! Connect […]

PleinAir Painting – SOLD OUT

Erlanger Gardens

Gina Torello, a professor in the Art and Design Department at Monmouth University for 20 years, will guide you in this NEW one-of-a-kind workshop. She will be teaching a step-by-step guided oil painting course the neo-classical in Erlanger Gardens on the campus of Monmouth University. The class will cover compositional structure perspective, color theory, diverse application of materials and most of all the process of “capturing the LIGHT in the open air like the Impressionists.” New Wave Pochade Easels will be provided to all participants for use during your exclusive lesson, along with a comfortable pleinair chair to relax and paint at during the class.


The Boxmasters – Billy Bob Thornton and J.D. Andrew

Pollak Theatre

Formed in 2007 by Billy Bob Thornton and J.D. Andrew, The Boxmasters have recorded an impressive and diverse catalogue of music that touches on their love of a wide array of influences, but most importantly, the rock and roll of the 1960’s. Listening to The Boxmasters, one can hear obvious odes to the Beatles, Byrds and Beach Boys, but also The Mothers of Invention, Kris Kristofferson, John Prine and Big Star. As a touring band, The Boxmasters have cultivated a cult fan base opening for ZZ Top, Steve Miller, and George Thorogood.

Tickets: $40-$60


Pollak Theatre

David Tennant (Doctor Who) makes a much-anticipated return to the West End in a blistering reimagining of one of Britain’s most powerful, political plays. As the world faces its Second World War, John Halder, a good, intelligent German professor, finds himself pulled into a movement with unthinkable consequences. Olivier Award-winner Dominic Cooke (Follies) directs C.P. Taylor’s timely tale, with a cast that also features Elliot Levey (Coriolanus) and Sharon Small (The Bay). Filmed live at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London.

$23 (adult); $21 (senior); $10 (child); $5 (MU student)

Monmouth University Computer Camp

Summer Computer Camp at Monmouth University was developed by School of Science faculty to provide advanced learning in computer skills, encourage teamwork, and promote creative thinking. We are happy to […]

Community Members $795; Dependents of Monmouth University Employees $495

Michael Jackson’s Thriller

The Great Hall Auditorium/Virtual 400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, NJ, United States

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss. This event will feature Michael Jackson’s Thriller .

Free and open to the public, but RSVP is required.

Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth


Join us for Tuesday Night Book Club! Hosted by Monmouth University’s Ken Womack. This month’s novel is The Rise and Fall of an American Myth by Bryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson, and Jason Stanford. Three noted Texan writers combine forces to tell the real story of the Alamo, dispelling the myths, exploring why they had their day for so long, and explaining why the ugly fight about its meaning is now coming to a head.

Free and open to the public, but RSVP is required.