Monmouth University

Center for the Arts

Past Event

Gallery Exhibitions

Woodstock & Beyond: The Visionary Art of Mike Frankel

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.

Opening Reception/Artist Lecture

9/27 from 6 to 8 PM

Box Office: 732.263.6889

Sep23, 2019

Dec13, 2019

Monday - Friday 10 AM to 7 PM Saturday - Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM
Free and open to the public

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Adult Education Series: Understanding Popular Music

Oct 1 Oct 15

7:30 PM

Adult Education Series

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Adult Education Series: Understanding Popular Music

This three-session virtual course provides attendees with a multimedia introduction to popular music’s history and various forms. Students will enjoy engaging, wide-ranging discussion about the soundtrack of our lives and its past, present, and future. Instructor: Ken Womack, Monmouth University Professor of English and Popular Music, as well as the author of numerous books about the Beatles.

Class Schedule: Thursdays - Oct. 1, Oct. 8 & Oct. 15 | 7:30 - 9:00 PM

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ELECTO ELECTRO 2020 – Interactive Workshop and Artist Talk

Oct 7

6 PM
Virtual

ArtNow: Performance, Art, and Technology

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VIRTUAL TUESDAY NIGHT RECORD CLUB: Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life

Oct 13

7:30 PM

Grammy Museum Affiliation

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We have decided to continue with Record Club in virtual format using the ZOOM app. When you register you will be provided the meeting link to join the conversation. 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 Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life

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Go Now! The Music of The Moody Blues LIVE streamed from the Harlequin Theatre

Oct 17

3 PM

Performing Arts Series

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Tuesday Night WORLD MUSIC Record Club Angelique Kidjo’s Celia

Oct 20

7:30 PM

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

Tuesday Night WORLD MUSIC Record Club Angelique Kidjo’s Celia

We have decided to continue with Record Club in virtual format using the ZOOM app. When you register you will be provided the meeting link to join the conversation. 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 featuring Angelique Kidjo’s Celia will be hosted by Monmouth University Professor Meghan Hynson and is cosponsored by the Institute for Global Understanding. Free and open to the public, but registration is required.

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