Monmouth University

Center for the Arts

Past Event

Gallery Exhibitions

Just Beachy/After Sandy

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.

For Just Beachy/After Sandy, the public is invited to share their Sandy story

To participate:
by email, send your Sandy story to: kbright@monmouth.edu

or by mail to:
Professor Karen Bright
Department of Art and Design
400 Cedar Avenue
West Long Branch, NJ 07764

Opening Reception:

Fri. September 20 | 6 - 9 pm

Box Office: 732.263.6889

Sep03, 2019

Dec09, 2019

Monday - Friday 10 AM - 5 PM Saturday & Sunday - 10 AM - 4 PM
Free and open to the public

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