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Karen Bright: Throughline

DiMattio Gallery at Rechnitz Hall

Karen Bright: Throughline is an exhibition spanning 40 years of visual work by Karen Bright, Professor from the Department of Art and Design. Bright’s environmentally focused themes serve as the main thread over the 30 year span with consistent narratives on global warming, and climate change. Additional themes in Bright’s work relate to the MeToo movement, prevalent social and cultural issues, and current politics—all rendered as sculptures and paintings using encaustic-based materials.

Just Beachy/After Sandy

DiMattio Gallery at Rechnitz Hall

A public, participatory installation by Karen Bright featuring a collaborative work with Assistant Professor of Communication, Amanda Stojanov, will feature placed-based work related to the legacy of Hurricane Sandy.

Free and open to the public

Woodstock & Beyond: The Visionary Art of Mike Frankel

Pollak Gallery

An exhibit of photographs by artist/photographer, Mike Frankel that capture many of the historic milestones in rock history including; the first ever appearance of Led Zeppelin in New York City and the Who's first New York City performance of Tommy, along with photographs from the stage at Woodstock. The images have been scanned and printed directly from the 35 mm transparencies. The finished 35 mm slides were composed and exposed with up to 10 images on one frame of film while the action never stopped. There are some compelling single image photographs in the exhibition, but the multiple image photographs vividly demonstrate the power and dynamism of the rock 'n' roll experience.

Springsteen: His Hometown (Exhibition in Freehold, NJ)

Monmouth County Historical Association (Freehold, NJ)

The Monmouth County Historical Association (MCHA), located in Freehold, NJ, is proud to announce the opening of “Springsteen: His Hometown”, an historical exhibit that will provide a comprehensive look of […]

Ongoing

A Sense of Place in Contemporary Encaustic

Rotary Ice House Gallery

A Sense of Place in Contemporary Encaustic will be juried by renowned artist and teacher Lisa Pressman, curated by Karen Bright, Professor of Art and Design at Monmouth University, and guest curated by Oregon-based artist Kathleen Curtis Cosgrove. A national roster of artists were reviewed for this juried invitational. In the search for artists, the juror and curators sought out work that fit the theme of place, and also met the criteria for level of aesthetic and technical accomplishment using encaustic-based materials.

COMPANY

Lauren K. Woods Theatre

Sondheim's game-changing musical is a sophisticated and honest look at modern adult relationships. From musical theatre's most renowned composer, Company is largely regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre and the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Lyrics and Best Book.

Tickets: $20 (Adults); $15 (Employees, Seniors) $10 (Child, Non-MU Student);FREE (MU Students)

Superintendents’ Academy: Session 2

The School of Education at Monmouth University is pleased to announce the eleventh year of their Superintendents’ Academy for superintendents and central office administrators.

TechLaunch BullPen #15

Pozycki Hall Auditorium

TechLaunch is a virtual business accelerator for tech startups. BullPen #15 is being hosted at Monmouth University The series of “BullPen” pitch events (similar in concept to “Shark Tank”) is where a select […]

George Eliot, Judaism, and Mary Anne Evans, Bicentennial

Wilson Auditorium

In this lecture, eminent Eliot scholar and internationally renowned literary critic William Baker takes audiences on a multimedia celebration of Jewish author George Eliot’s life and times. Of special note will be the 200th anniversary of her epic novel Middlemarch. 

Free and open to the public
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