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Monmouth University to present week-long arts event series honoring Veterans

Monmouth University is hosting a week-long series of arts events from October 1-5 honoring veterans. The events celebrate the veteran experience and story through visual, literary and theatre arts and are of no cost to veterans and their families. From October 1 – 3 from 10am to 4pm in front of the Rebecca Stafford Student […]

Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky presents his Book of Ice in a free multimedia performance and discussion

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced artist Paul Miller – aka DJ Spooky will visit Monmouth University to on October 2 at 6 pm in Pollak Theatre, to present his Book of Ice— a multimedia performance and discussion he will stage with musicians from campus and the region. Antarctica, the only uninhabited continent, […]

BeYond #MeToo – Call for Entries

Monmouth University’s Pollak Gallery January 22 – April 30 The #MeToo movement has brought to the surface long ignored injustices perpetrated mostly against women for generations that are demanding to be remedied. For this juried exhibition we are looking to feature works that eloquently depict how to honor women and others who have been maligned, […]

Vincent DiMattio Art Exhibition Celebrating 50 years at Monmouth U. now on view

Monmouth University is proud to announce the opening of an art exhibit celebrating Dr. Vincent DiMattio’s career as a professor in the Art & Design department. The exhibit will be on display in all three of the University’s galleries from September 4th through December 7th. This year marks DiMattio’s 50th year as a faculty member […]

Monmouth U welcomes Wynonna & The Big Noise in a just-added Pollak Theatre concert

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced that tickets are now on sale for a concert starring one of the biggest names in country music from the past several decades: the million-selling chart topper, multiple award winner, and multi-talented creative force known as Wynonna, with her band, The Big Noise. Scheduled for […]

Monmouth University Center for the Arts announces 2018-2019 season

It’s an adventure shared in music, movement, multi-media, and more than just a touch of magic. A cultural exploration that spans both the greatest legends in popular culture, and the homegrown heroes of our own Shore. An experience that ranges from the thrill of being present at an iconic performance space, to the intimacy of a listening party among friends. With the announcement of the 2018-2019 Performing Arts Series schedule, the Center for the Arts at Monmouth University continues its mission to deliver a world of words, song, dance, images, and ideas to the doorstep of the coastal New Jersey audience.

Celebrating National Poetry Month

The Traveling Poetry Emporium came to Monmouth University's campus on April 16 creating personalized poems in celebration of National Poetry Month. Students visited one of their pop-up poetry booths in the lobby of the Student Center, Dining Hall or Plangere Center and named any topic they wanted. Then, in less than five minutes, one of traveling poets GennaRose Nethercott, Cassandra de Alba or Julia Story composed an original, full-length poem on an antique manual typewriter just for them.

Musical theater history comes alive at Monmouth U, with summer staging of ‘The Fantasticks’

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced that tickets are on sale for an exciting new staging of the record-setting musical The Fantasticks, presented as a Shadow Lawn Summer Stage production at the Lauren K. Woods Theatre on the east end of the Monmouth campus.

Kids on Keys & Dueling Pianos

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced Kids on Keys & Dueling Pianos – an event to benefit Autism Awareness - featuring Stormin’ Norman” Seldin, three young piano prodigies and the amazing Steinway & Sons "Spirio" Grand Piano on Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at 8 PM in Pollak Theatre.


The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University will hold its inaugural academic conference, Bruce Springsteen’s Darkness on the Edge of Town: An International Symposium, from April 12 to 15.