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Department of Art & Design announces openings for three exhibits

Monmouth University’s Department of Art & Design is pleased to announce the opening of three exhibits: Karen Bright—Throughline, Just Beachy/After Sandy and A Sense of Place in Contemporary Encaustic. All three exhibits will run through Dec. 9 and receptions will be held at the DiMattio Gallery at Rechnitz Hall and the Ice House Gallery on […]

Monmouth U. presents a week of events celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock

A Week of Woodstock WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ (July 31, 2019) –August 15-18, 1969 began a new chapter in American music. Over 400,000 fans gathered on a dairy farm in Bethel, New York to experience “3 Days of Peace & Music” that included Joan Baez belting her songs while six months pregnant, a 20 year […]

Monmouth University Center for the Arts announces 2019-2020 Season Celebrating the Arts

Monmouth University’s Center for the Arts remains a constant beacon of artistic and cultural inspiration for thousands of New Jersey residents as it announces its 2019-2020 season. A season filled with innovative programming, legendary music, significant authors and ground-breaking visual artists. The new season begins on September 28, with the highly anticipated return of Kiss […]

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra at Monmouth U. July 18-28

Shadow Lawn Stage, the Professional Theater of Monmouth University proudly presents a swinging tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes, My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra, running from July 18th through July 28th at Lauren K. Woods Theatre. The musical relives Sinatra’s legendary career as four actors take you on a musical revue spanning the […]

Visiting Writer Kevin Young to read on April 2

The Monmouth University Center for the Arts is pleased to welcome Kevin Young —acclaimed poet and editor. Young will be reading excerpts from his work and signing of his latest work, Go, on, Tuesday, April 2 at 4:30 pm in Wilson Auditorium. All readings for the Visiting Writers Series are free and open to the […]

Monmouth Students Visit Dr. Oz Show

Almost 50 students from Monmouth University’s undergraduate and graduate programs visited New York City on Monday, March 11 for a studio taping of The Dr. Oz Show. The students whose majors included Health Studies, Nursing and Communications, among others, were able to see television professionals work behind the scenes and participated in a post-show meet […]

#METOO Themed PostSecret Live Event with Frank Warren on March 26

The Monmouth University Center for the Arts is pleased to host the first ever #MeToo themed PostSecret Live event with Frank Warren on Tuesday, March 26, at 7:30 pm in Pollak Theatre. This event is free and open to the public. Frank Warren is the most trusted stranger in America. He is the creator of […]

Steel Magnolias Steals the Show at Monmouth

Highlighting the interconnected lives of southern women as ‘as delicate as magnolias but as tough as steel,’ the University’s Department of Music and Theatre proudly presents Robert Harling’s touching 1987 dramatic comedy, Steel Magnolias, directed by Dr. John Burke. Using the intimate Lauren K. Woods Theatre as its setting, this production of Steel Magnolias is […]

The paintings of Hopper inspire the artistry of Bridgman Packer Dance

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced that tickets are now on sale for an April 6, 2019 appearance by the Bridgman/Packer Dance troupe, in a presentation of “Voyeur” (recipient of the 2017 Bessie Award) and other works from their repertoire. Scheduled for 8 pm inside the Pollak Theatre, the one-night engagement […]

Songwriters by the Sea returns to Monmouth U. on March 30

Monmouth University’s Department of Music and Theatre is pleased to announce the return of distinguished New Jersey Songwriters Joe Rapolla and Joe D’Urso for the Songwriters by the Sea series, Saturday, March 30 at 8 pm at the Lauren K. Woods Theatre. The duo will be joined by singer-songwriters Eryn and Jeffrey Gaines. A special […]